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Supreme Court Concludes That Debt Purchasers Attempting to Collect on Purchased Debt Are Not

In a unanimous 9-0 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled this morning that "individual[s] and entities who regularly purchase debts originated by someone else and then seek to collect those debts for their own account" are not a "debt collector" under the FDCPA. 


HAVE NY EMPLOYEES? NY PAID FAMILY LEAVE LAW GOES LIVE JAN. 2018, PAY DEDUCTIONS TO BEGIN JULY 1, 2017

Beginning January 1, 2018, employers must extend paid family leave to employees in the State of New York for certain covered events. You are probably already internally discussing how the new law will affect your HR, payroll, and operational practices. As always, Sessions is here to help navigate these new legal requirements and confront any compliance issues you may be facing. Here are some introductory FAQs for the new law:



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