In her role as General Counsel and Regulatory Editor at The iA Institute and insideARM (iA), Katie Grzechnik Neill considers herself the legal and regulatory navigator for the consumer financial services industry. In her role, Katie keeps the industry current on what is going on in the legal and regulatory landscape through iA's news, helps guide industry initiatives as a Steering Committee Member of the Consumer Relations Consortium, and brought to life the iA Case Law Tracker, which lets industry members easily track the myriad court decisions that come out on a daily basis faster than it takes to grab a morning cup of coffee.
Katie is also a proud military spouse and actively advocates for easing the burdens that military life places on professional and career-oriented spouses.
iA LAB Member Spotlight: John Bedard
Here We Go Again: Renewed COVID-19 Restrictions for Collection Agencies in Washington
Afni Settles with CFPB Over Credit Reporting Practices
Biden Brings on Leandra English—Who Battled Mulvaney for Acting Director Role—To Lead CFPB Transition Review Team
E.D.N.Y. Judge Warns Frequent-Filer Plaintiffs' Firm: Continue Filing Frivolous Cases Like This and You'll Get Sanctioned
Four Things That the CFPB's Final Debt Collection Rule Got Right
CFPB Advisory Opinions: Hope for Debt Collectors or a Pipe Dream?
CFPB Final Debt Collection Rule v. NPRM: What Made the Final Cut?
CFPB Debt Collection Rule Released: How Did the Cookie Crumble on Hot Industry Topics?
A Review of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's Prior FDCPA Court Decisions
Mass. AG Moves to Dismiss ACA Lawsuit on Collection Call Ban for Mootness
Debt Collection Should be on Congress' Mind, Congressional Research Service Suggests
iA LAB Member Spotlight: John Rossman
The Trichell Offspring Saga: M.D. Fla. Dismisses FDCPA Suit for Lack of Standing
CFPB Settles with Encore for $15MM Civil Penalties and $78K Monetary Relief
CRC LAB Member Spotlight: Joann Needleman
Hopefully the End of the Debt Itemization Circus? 7th Cir. and CFPB Side with Debt Collector
Wash. State Extends Work from Home Emergency Rule
Washington, DC Extends its COVID-19 Collection Ban
Interest Disclosure Cases Haven't Stopped, but Plaintiffs Keep Losing