CORONAVIRUS: Collections Activities Now Allowed after Recent Court Decision

In a decision on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Federal Court Judge Stearns granted a temporary injunction enjoining the Massachusetts Attorney General from enforcing its prohibition on certain debt collection activities during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. The decision found that the AG’s 90-day moratorium on debt collections activities was a violation of the First Amendment Rights of collection agencies without providing meaningful protections for consumers. We previously advised our Massachusetts clients to refrain from initiating collections procedures during this moratorium. Goldman & Pease now advises its Massachusetts clients, particularly creditors, condominium associations, and property managers on the activities that are permissible due to the new court injunction. [Read more…]

June 27, 2017 – Collection Strategies for Professionals

COLLECTION STRATEGIES FOR PROFESSIONALS

Presentation to IEEE Boston Consultants Network

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  • Know Your Customer

  • Recognize High-Risk Engagements

    • Obtain Additional Security
    • Obtain Detailed Client Information Up Front

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