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Vicarious Liability in Collections

Learn how to protect yourself from vicarious liability under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.Learn how to protect yourself from vicarious liability under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorney generals and consumer attorneys have become increasingly active in challenging the collection practices utilized by creditors and debt collectors. As a result, issues of vicarious liability are now a central concern to all participants in the collection process, including creditors, collection agencies, collection lawyers and collection industry service providers. In this topic, two industry experts will discuss principles of vicarious liability and recent trends in collection industry litigation that can significantly impact your clients and your practice.


Runtime: 60 minutes
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Agenda

Recent Enforcement Activity in the Credit and Collections Industry

  • Overview of Recent Enforcement Actions Taken by the CFPB

FDCPA Litigation

  • Direct Liability Under the FDCPA
  • Vicarious Liability

Lawyers

Debt Buyers

Debt Owners

Class Actions and Net Worth

TCPA Litigation

  • Overview of Cases Dealing With Vicarious Liability for TCPA Violations
  • Do You Need to Be the One Placing the Calls?
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Corinne C. Heggie

Corinne C. Heggie

Scharf Banks Marmor LLC

  • Counsel with Scharf Banks Marmor LLC, the largest majority women owned law firm in Illinois
  • Prior to joining SBM she was an associate and then a partner at a large national law firm
  • For more than fifteen years she has been defending individual and class actions involving claims brought under state and federal statutes such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Has defended many consumer fraud law suits
  • Handled investigations into the business practices of debt buyers, debt collectors, and attorneys conducted by the CFPB, various attorneys general, and Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Committee
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Katherine H. Oblak

Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered

  • Associate at Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered
  • Concentrates practice on complex commercial litigation
  • Prior to joining HMB she was an associate at a large national law firm where she focused on consumer financial litigation
  • Has defended numerous individual and class actions arising under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Successfully defended claims arising under various other consumer protection laws in both state and federal court
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Product ID: 397287
Published 2017
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