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RMA Recommends Suspension of Communications to Consumers Located in Areas Affected by Tropical Storm Harvey

September 1, 2017 (Sacramento, CA) – The members of Receivables Management Association (RMA) have kept close in mind those affected by Tropical Storm Harvey. The storm resulted in widespread devastation and thousands of displaced families. FEMA has stated that recovery will take multiple years. While no amount of time can fully heal the physical and [...]

2017-10-03T08:56:14+00:00 September 1, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

RMA Celebrates Successful Executive Summit

August 10, 2017 (Sacramento, CA) – Receivables Management Association International (RMA) hosted a successful Executive Summit last week in Lake Tahoe, California. The annual event is designed to be a networking opportunity for owners and top managers in the accounts receivables management (ARM) industry. This year’s Executive Summit boasted 125 attendees from a wide range of ARM-industry companies. The intimate nature of the [...]

2017-10-03T08:56:23+00:00 August 10, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

RMA Expands Its Certification Program

RMA EXPANDS ITS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM Now Includes Criteria for the Purchase and Sale of Judgments July 21, 2017 (Sacramento, CA) – As of August 1, 2017, the Receivables Management Association International’s (RMA’s) Receivables Management Certification Program (RMCP) has been expanded to include first-in-the-nation criteria for the purchase and sale of judgments. “The purchase of pre-judgment [...]

2017-07-24T09:23:02+00:00 July 21, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

Federal Reserve Report Affirms Importance of Debt Collection in the Credit Ecosystem

June 29, 2017 (Sacramento, CA) – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York published a report in May 2017 confirming the vital role of debt collection in the credit-based economy. The report, titled Access to Credit and Financial Health: Evaluating the Impact of Debt Collection, is based on data analytics between states with varying degrees of [...]

2017-06-29T10:49:33+00:00 June 29, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

Maine Adopts New Debt Buyer Provisions – RMA Best Practices Incorporated into Law

June 20, 2017 (Sacramento, CA) – On Friday, June 16, Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed into law HP 836 (LD1199), which added new requirements to the Maine Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for companies that purchase receivables on the secondary market. The law requires debt buying companies to possess specific account-level data and documents prior [...]

2017-06-21T17:11:37+00:00 June 20, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

Press Release: RMA Urges Caution When Interpreting Santander Decision

June 13, 2017 (Sacramento, CA) – The Receivables Management Association International (RMA) urges its membership and the broader receivables management industry to proceed with caution when interpreting yesterday’s United States Supreme Court ruling in the case of Henson v. Santander. In this unanimous decision, the Court determined that Santander Consumer USA, Inc. did not fall [...]

2017-08-08T08:45:30+00:00 June 13, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

Colorado Renews Debt Collection Law—RMA Recommendations Incorporated into Law

June 2, 2017 (Sacramento, CA) – Yesterday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that extended the state’s Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to 2028. Receivables Management Association International (RMA) appreciates the collaborative efforts of Sen. Bob Gardner, House Majority Leader KC Becker, and Representative Susan Lontine in working with RMA and other [...]

2017-08-08T08:45:57+00:00 June 2, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

Receivables Management Association International Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

Sacramento, CA (March 3, 2017) – In recognition of the 19th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), held March 5–11, 2017, Receivables Management Association International (RMA) will make special efforts to educate consumers on credit and financial capability. More than 100 federal, state, and local agencies, consumer groups, and organizations participate in NCPW in a [...]

2017-05-02T14:26:15+00:00 March 3, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

Members of Receivables Management Association Elect Leaders for 2017

Sacramento, CA (February 17, 2017) – The members of Receivables Management Association elected their 2017 Board of Directors last week at the association’s annual conference, “Twenty Years of Connections”. The 2017 officers and directors include: Mark Naiman, Absolute Resolutions Corp., President David Paris, Jefferson Capital Systems, President Elect Marian Sangalang, The Bureaus, Inc., Treasurer James [...]

2017-05-02T14:26:27+00:00 February 17, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|

DBA International is now Receivables Management Association

  The receivables management industry is abuzz as newly elected association President Mark Naiman announced that DBA International is now Receivables Management Association. The membership voted to approve the new name today as part of a change in the association bylaws. Naiman presented the new name, tagline, and logo during the association’s annual conference. “Our [...]

2017-05-01T11:10:12+00:00 February 9, 2017|Press Releases, Public News|