February 2014

Webinar: Update on a Critical Development Regarding Collection Fees on Institutional Loans and Student Receivables

On January 2, 2014, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion on the assessment of percentage based borrower paid collection fees on institutional loans and student receivables by Colleges and Universities.

Chad Echols, Outside General Counsel for Williams & Fudge, will discuss the Bradley v. Franklin Collection Services, Inc. ruling and how it will impact the current assessment of collection fees.  Join us for a free webinar on Thursday, February 6, 2014 beginning at 2:30 to 3:30 PM EST to provide valuable information on the recent court case opinion.

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Chad Echols Appointed SC State Compliance Chair by ACA International

Chad was recently re-appointed to continue his service as the 2013-2015 State Compliance Chair for South Carolina, by the Members’ Attorney Program Committee of ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals (ACA).

Through its state compliance chairs, ACA provides members with access to an attorney licensed to practice law within their state and to other non-resident members seeking assistance with state law questions.

As a state compliance chair, Chad serves as a volunteer liaison between the national attorney membership and ACA members within the state, by taking member calls and serving as a legal resource, speaking at ACA International unit meetings and writing articles for ACA International unit publications.

With nearly 5,000 members in the U.S. and 60+ countries throughout the world, ACA is the knowledge-based resource for success in the credit and collection industry. ACA brings together third-party collection agencies, attorneys, creditors and vendor affiliates, establishes ethical standards, provides a wide variety of products, services and publications, and articulates the value of the industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers.

For more information on ACA International or the State Compliance Chair Program, contact ACA at (952) 926-6547 or visit http://www.acainternational.org.

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