Author: Laurie Nelson

Laurie joined Autoscribe in 2014 as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, and is responsible for leading the internal processes for promoting and ensuring Autoscribe’s compliance with laws, regulations, company policies and agreements, compliance risk management, mitigation, and recovery efforts, and internal reporting programs.

Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Case Over Judgment Letter Sent to Wrong Address

Topics: Electronic Payments, Payments Industry Trends, Payments Compliance

A District Court judge in Ohio has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by accidentally attaching a…

Read More > December 11, 2019

Autoscribe’s Laurie Nelson honored with 2019 Women, Influence, & Power in Law Award

Topics: Electronic Payments, Payments Industry Trends, Payments Compliance

Autoscribe’s Laurie Nelson, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, has been honored with a 2019 Women, Influence, & Power in Law Award (formerly known as the National Women in Law…

Read More > November 25, 2019

Complete Guide to Electronic Payment Services Compliance

Topics: Payments Compliance

When you offer electronic payment services and online bill pay services, you need to make sure your operations meet the highest standards of information security. Adhering to all industry standards will help you serve your customers best while avoiding the often high costs of non-compliance.

Read More > June 13, 2018

2017 CFPB Report Trends

Topics: Merchant Processing, Payments Industry Trends

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, is a government agency responsible for consumer protection in the financial sector. In 2017, the CFPB received an average of more than 24,000 complaints per month. Here are the most notable CFPB complaint trends of 2017.

Read More > June 5, 2018

What Is the FDCPA?

Topics: Payments Risk Management, Payments Compliance

The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) is designed to protect consumers against abusive debt collection tactics while providing guidelines to reputable businesses for remaining in compliance while maximizing payment recovery by legitimate collection efforts. Here’s what you should be aware of to ensure FDCPA compliance.

Read More > May 15, 2018

CFPB’s October Complaint Report Focus: Service Members & Financial Services Industries

Topics: Payments Industry Trends, Payments Compliance

Since its inception in 2010, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been overseeing the ongoing activities of America’s financial products & services markets. Acting as both an administrator and…

Read More > November 28, 2017