Event Calendar

Thursday, March 24, 2022

20 Common Mistakes in Consumer Collections Webinar

Start Date: 3/24/2022 9:00 AM MDT
End Date: 3/24/2022 10:30 AM MDT

Event Website: https://financialedinc.com/a/ibc/webinar/20-common-mistakes-in-consumer-collections

Organization Name: Independent Bankers of Colorado

Maelynn Lewis
Email: mlewis@ibcbanks.org
Phone: (720) 607-7937

Blunders, missteps, oversights, errors… no matter what you call them, mistakes happen all too often in the world of collections. This webinar will analyze 20 common mistakes in consumer collections, describe how to fix them, and detail how to avoid these landmines in the first place. Consumer debt collection remains a major source of complaints, lawsuits, and enforcement actions against financial institutions. There are numerous debt collection laws and regulations – and numerous opportunities for errors. Borrowers, their attorneys, and regulators are closely monitoring collection practices. Therefore, it is important to understand and implement proper collection procedures to avoid liability. This webinar will explain the most common consumer collection mistakes and how to reduce your institution’s liability risk.

  • Understand the most common collection mistakes and how to correct them
  • Use the proper collection activities for the proper situation
  • Distinguish between permissible and non-permissible collection activities
  • Explain what constitutes an unfair, deceptive, or abusive act or practice in the collection of consumer debts
  • Develop ways to reduce your institution’s risk of liability in its collection activities
  • CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule – Small Entity Compliance Guide
  • CFPB’s Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report
  • PDF of slides and speaker’s contact info for follow-up questions
  • Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz
This informative session will benefit consumer loan officers, loan operations staff, credit administration personnel, collection staff, compliance officers, auditors, attorneys, managers, and others involved in the collection process.
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NOTE: All materials are subject to copyright. Transmission, retransmission, or republishing of any webinar to other institutions or those not employed by your agency is prohibited. Print materials may be copied for eligible participants only.
Elizabeth Fast, Spencer Fane LLP
Elizabeth Fast is a partner with Spencer Fane LLP where she specializes in the representation of financial institutions. Elizabeth is the head of the firm’s training division. She received her law degree from the University of Kansas and her undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University. In addition, she has a Master of Business Administration degree and she is a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Spencer Fane, she was General Counsel, Senior Vice President, and Corporate Secretary of a $9 billion bank with more than 130 branches, where she managed all legal, regulatory, and compliance functions.

1. Live Webinar Includes
  • Unlimited connections within your institution to the Live Webinar
  • Handout and Take-Away Toolkit
  • Available on desktop, mobile & tablet
  • Presenter’s contact info for follow-up
 2. On-Demand Webinar Includes
  • Recording of the Live Webinar
  • Available two business days following Live date
  • Handout and Take-Away Toolkit
  • Available on desktop, mobile & tablet
  • Free Digital Download, yours to keep
  • Share link with anyone at your institution
  • Presenter’s contact info for follow-up
3. Purchase the BOTH Option to receive all the benefits listed above! Full registration descriptions can be found here.