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2018 RMA Elections—Voting Begins Today!

Receivables Management Association International holds elections each year to approve a slate of officers, elect new Directors to open seats, and, if necessary, approve proposed amendments to RMA Bylaws. There is one open Director seat designated for candidates from certified debt-buying companies.

There are no proposed Bylaws amendments.

Voting Process
The ballot can be found here. Certified-company […]

2018-01-04T15:32:48+00:00 January 4, 2018|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: RMA Recommends Suspending Collection Calls to Those Affected by Wildfires

RMA recommends all members temporarily suspend collection calls and communications to consumers in areas affected by the devastating Thomas, Creek, and Rye fires in southern California. According to FEMA, the affected counties include Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.

Unfortunately, the fires may spread to additional heavily populated counties, given current “red […]

2017-12-11T11:28:50+00:00 December 7, 2017|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: Oregon DCBS Provides Clarification on Licensing Requirements

At the request of Receivables Management Association, the Oregon Division of Consumer & Business Services (DCBS) has issued written guidance regarding when a debt collector should maintain a “collection agency” registration as opposed to a “debt buyer” license in Oregon. The answer essentially depends on the title holder of the debt. If you are […]

2017-11-28T12:38:30+00:00 November 28, 2017|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: Safe Harbor Announced with Oregon Debt Buyer License

Today, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS), at the request of RMA, has published a safe harbor notice on enforcement actions for debt buying companies who have not been issued the new debt buyer license by the law’s January 1, 2018 effective date. To qualify for the safe harbor, debt buying companies […]

2017-11-13T11:11:00+00:00 November 7, 2017|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: The Latest Issue of RMA Insights Is Available Online

Get your digital edition of RMA’s Fall 2017 RMA Insights.

Members may also access previous issues of the magazine in RMA’s News & Publications center.

What’s Inside:

Credit Reporting: Adapting to Regulatory Expectations
By Kim Phan

What Is Cyber Insurance and What Does It Cover?
By Anthony D’Elia

Licensing: Who to Trust
By Matt Pridemore

Help Banks […]

2017-10-30T15:53:27+00:00 October 30, 2017|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: Nominate an Individual for RMA’s Integrity Award

The 2018 Integrity Award is RMA’s newest award, which recognizes an individual from an RMA member company for demonstrated integrity in action, either professionally or personally. The recipient of this award will be an individual who has demonstrated integrity through specific actions which have contributed positively to the receivables management industry or the individual’s community. 

 The award will be presented at RMA’s 21st Annual Conference in February 2018 on the […]

2017-10-24T15:26:58+00:00 October 24, 2017|Member Alerts|