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Eleventh Circuit Holds that FDCPA Prohibits Use of Letter Vendors
Eleventh Circuit Holds that FDCPA Prohibits Use of Letter Vendors

By Manuel H. Newburger, Esq., Barron & Newburger, PC In the decision issued on April 21, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that: a violation of Section 1692c(b) of the FDCPA gives rise to a concrete injury in fact sufficient to confer standing under Article... Continue Reading

by Manuel H Newburger
04/22/2021


Legislative Update
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Legislative Update

The House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) will hold its first markup of the 117th Congress on April 20, 2021. We expect a focus on budget views and estimates and for the Committee to reauthorize the FinTech and Artificial Intelligence Task Forces. HEROES Act debt collection moratorium bills... Continue Reading

04/15/2021


Message from NCBA President: See You in Orlando!
Message from NCBA President: See You in Orlando!

Greetings NCBA Members, Happy Easter and Passover to you and yours! It is hard to believe that by the time I see you in Orlando it will have been 19 months since many of us have seen each other in person. When we were last together at the 2019 Fall Conference in Washington, D.C., I was welcomed... Continue Reading

by Mark Groves
04/1/2021


NCBA Advocacy: 3 Great Ways to Be Involved
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NCBA Advocacy: 3 Great Ways to Be Involved

NCBA Virtual Hill Days | April 27-28 Help us make an impact on Capitol Hill! Meeting virtually with Members of Congress in 2021 is a top priority for NCBA. This is an opportunity to educate and advance creditors rights issues in a substantial way. We hope you will join us, virtually,... Continue Reading

03/25/2021


NCBA Joins CFPB, Members of Congress, and Other Industry Trade Associations to Support Legislation
NCBA Joins CFPB, Members of Congress, and Other Industry Trade Associations to Support Legislation

Exempting Direct Stimulus Payments from Bank Garnishment Continue Reading

03/18/2021


Subcontractor Oversight Q&A with Stratus Payments
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Subcontractor Oversight Q&A with Stratus Payments

NCBA’s Subcontractor Oversight Program is beneficial to both law firms and vendors who participate in third party assessments. NCBA Executive Director Liz Terry and NCBA Industry Partner Dave Worton, Managing Member of Stratus Payment Solutions spoke about the benefits of the program for the... Continue Reading

03/11/2021


2021 Spring Conference Programming
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2021 Spring Conference Programming

Compliance and the implementation of the CFPB Debt Collection Rules is front and center for our members and so it will be a major part of NCBA’s Upcoming Educational offerings. We will focus on a combination of interactive peer-to-peer learning, live sessions at the Spring Conference, and... Continue Reading

03/4/2021


Subcontractor Oversight Program Q&A with Scott Morris
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Subcontractor Oversight Program Q&A with Scott Morris

NCBA Executive Director Liz Terry and Board Member Scott Morris, Managing Member of Tromberg, Morris & Poulin, PLLC spoke about the benefits and goals of the program. Continue Reading

02/11/2021


NCBA Continues to Strategically Position Advocacy Efforts
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NCBA Continues to Strategically Position Advocacy Efforts

With the new Biden Administration, a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the 117th Congress with Democrats in charge of both the House and the Senate, NCBA will continue to work to strategically position NCBA’s advocacy efforts. We continue our advocacy on Capitol Hill to... Continue Reading

01/28/2021


Back Up and Running: NCBA Subcontractor Certification Program
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Back Up and Running: NCBA Subcontractor Certification Program

As we begin 2021 and more than 9 months later, we are still up against the worst global pandemic we have seen in decades and much is still in question for our industry. And yet, our clients have expanded and strengthened the audit and systems testing requirements for our third-party vendors.... Continue Reading

01/21/2021


NCBA to file Amicus Brief – State Creditors Bar Associations to Participate
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NCBA to file Amicus Brief – State Creditors Bar Associations to Participate

NCBA Amicus Committee approved the preparation and filing of an Amicus Brief in the matter of Thompson v. Midland’s appeal filed in the 6th Circuit 375 F. Supp. 3d 774 (E.D. Ky. 2019). The Committee is pleased to report that they selected Barron & Newburger, P.C. to prepare the Amicus in... Continue Reading

01/14/2021


Every Challenge Brings Opportunity
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Every Challenge Brings Opportunity

By Liz TerryExecutive DirectorNational Creditors Bar Association On January 20th, there will be a transition of power with Joe Biden becoming President, Nancy Pelosi reelected as Speaker of the House and Chuck Schumer as the new Senate Majority Leader. This transition has included nail biting... Continue Reading

01/7/2021