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BCFP Enters Consent Order with Bluestem for Delayed Forwarding of Direct Payments on Sold Accounts

On October 4, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP or Bureau) filed a consent order with Bluestem Brands, Inc., Bluestem Enterprises, Inc., and Bluestem Sales, Inc. (collectively Bluestem), an online retailer. In addition to agreeing to certain compliance-related measures, Bluestem was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $200,000 to the Bureau.

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ARM-U is coming up fast

insideARM’s FREE compliance webinar series is coming soon - October 23-25 - but space is limited. Check out practical sessions on critical subjects such as payment processing, ACH law, out-of-stat debt and more. But you need to register to save your seat. Register today.



M.D. Fla. Clarifies that TCPA Still Applies to Debt Collection Calls

A few weeks back Ocwen obtained an almost-great ruling in Wilfredo Gonzalez v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, Case No: 5:18-cv-340-Oc-30PRL, Doc. No. 11, (M.D. Fla. Sept. 5, 2018).  There the Court held that the 2003 and 2008 Predictive Dialer rulings were overturned by ACA Int'l, but declined to dismiss the case at the pleadings stage because the complaint alleged the plaintiff encountered a pause before a live agent came on the line suggesting the use of a random or sequential number generator, apparently.

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Women in Consumer Finance Conference

10 December 2018 at 06:00 p.m.

Sharpen your leadership skills, expand your professional network and help improve your workplace culture when you attend Women in Consumer Finance 2018 – a conference and networking event for ALL women in consumer finance.

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