Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): Final Rules on FDCPA

Legal Area:        Consumer Bankruptcy Creditor Debtor
Session END DATE:        09/30/2024
Total CLE Hours:        1.00
Ethics Hrs Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Information:        LAST CHANCE $10

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

This seminar will cover CFPB’s new rules governing how debt collectors can disclose information about a debt, when they can mark debt on a consumer’s credit report, limitations on “time-barred debt” and the impact these rules may have on consumer and debt collectors, as well as a potential impact the Biden Administration may have on these rules. This CLE program features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on July 9, 2021. Some of the subjects include:

  • History of the FDCPA and CFPB

  • Scope and Purpose of Final Rule

  • Communication Under Final Rule

  • Consumer Disclosures

  • Bonus: 11th Circuit Decision in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection & Management Services

  • Speaker:

    Kandy E. Messenger, Sprott Newsom Quatlebaum Messenger.  Kandy is an experienced litigator who has successfully represented clients in complex civil litigation matters in both federal and state courts throughout Texas and the United States. She has successfully tried cases to final verdict in both state and federal courts and successfully won several matters on appeal before the Texas Supreme Court and United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a litigator, she has handled complex issues including commercial litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, business disputes, contractual issues, employment matters, oil and gas litigation, regulatory compliance, unfair trade practices, fraud, tortious interference and business torts, post-payment audits, overpayment disputes, insurance investigations, professional misconduct, executive employment agreements, professional partnership terminations class action litigation, healthcare liability, professional liability, and consumer finance litigation, including Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Texas Debt Collection Practices Act (TDCPA), Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rules and regulations, Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  More information may be found on her firm's website.


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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