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U.S. BUSINESS BORROWING FOR EQUIPMENT FALLS IN OCTOBER 2015

U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment fell in October 2015, trade association Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said.
By |November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Business|

U.S. Senator Introduces Bill to Add Debt Buyers to Jurisdiction of the FDCPA

On Nov. 5, 2015, U.S. Senator Cory Booker introduced S.2255, the “Stop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2015.” Though primarily targeted toward debt collectors collecting on obligations owed to the federal government, the bill also brings debt buyers into the FDCPA definition of “debt collector.” The bill has been assigned to the Senate Banking Committee.
By |November 12th, 2015|Categories: Business, Legislation|

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT’S DELAYED PAYMENT PROVISION DEFEATS SECTION 547(C)(1) DEFENSE.

The debtor settled with a customer by agreeing to accept a return of goods and in exchange to pay the bank’s lien and a settlement payment to the customer “no sooner than 15 days after [debtor] receives the lien waiver confirming” the bank’s lien release.
By |November 10th, 2015|Categories: Business, Recent Decisions|