Appeals Court Rules CFPB Structure Unconstitutional

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Federal three-judge panel rules CFPB’s structure is unconstitutional but rejects idea of shutting down agency

A federal appeals court delivered a strong rebuke to the government’s new consumer-finance watchdog, declaring the agency’s unusual independence to be unconstitutional, and ordering its powers be curbed.

The Tuesday ruling was the latest legal setback to the Obama administration’s post-crisis financial-regulatory regime.

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6th Annual “Gathering of the Eagles” Conference

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The members of EAGLE GROUP XX held their sixth annual “Gathering of the Eagles” Conference at the DFW Hyatt Regency on October 1, 2016. There were numerous industry related issues from hi-tech data providers to the current state of the insurance issues in the recovery industry and subject matter experts like Mike Peplinski of Harding Brooks Insurance and John Hambrick of Microbilt contributed to the content as guest presenters.

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Allied Finance Adjusters 80th Mid-Year Meeting

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Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, NV – Sept 21st -23rd, 2016

All 95 attendees at the Allied Finance Adjusters Mid Year meeting hit the JACKPOT!

Along with the camaraderie and networking, which was amazing, there was top notch education.

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Changes to UCC Will Change Auto Lending Practices

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The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) is proposing major changes to article 9 of the Universal Commercial Code (UCC) which would materially affect consumer lending and how repossessions are done. If states adopt this latest proposed revision of the UCC, it would dramatically change repossession and lending practices and increase the potential for law suits.

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RepoPulse to Hold Free Webinar on Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

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Legal Experts Will Talk About How Agents, Lenders Can Stay Compliant

August 16, 2016 – RepoPulse.com is excited to host a free webinar on Thursday, August 18 at 1pm EDT to help make sure repossession agents and auto lenders are not getting caught up in the growing number of legal cases alleging violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Digital Recognition Network (“DRN”) ,Three Former DRN Affiliates Quickly Settle Lawsuit

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FORT WORTH, TX 04/12/2016 – Digital Recognition Network (DRN) (www.DRNData.com) announced today that the company has entered into a settlement agreement to resolve the litigation accusing Four Repossession Agencies (Agents) of breaching their license agreements with DRN, misappropriating DRN’s trade secrets, and violating the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Texas’ Harmful Access by Computer statute.

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The George Badeen vs. PAR War Wages On

op_v_gdzllaLansing, MI – March 23, 2016 – Despite clear administrative and judicial rulings from 2014 & 2015, declaring PAR to be a “Debt Collection Agency” by definition under Michigan Law, PAR appears undaunted and continues in it’s attempts to thwart any attempt to limit its doing business in the State of Michigan or be defined a debt collection agency under the existing rulings.

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3rd Circuit Court Holds Collateral Repossession Did Not Violate FDCPA

flg_gvlMarch 15th, 2016 – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rejected allegations that two repossession companies violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, holding that the companies had a right to repossess a vehicle as collateral for an unpaid loan.

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Driving To Live

trck_drv_nghtCollateral Recovery Agent Tow Truck Training….Why?

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Certainly, there are many potential risks associated with the physical act of self-help repossession activity and we read about some of the unfortunate, sometimes deadly results. Statistics clearly show that professional training and certification are the most effective methods for minimizing and controlling those risks.

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