Felix Shipkevich and Jessica Livingston of Shipkevich PLLC held a webinar to discuss and examine pre-authorization agreements and their use in the debt settlement space. The webinar provided educational information on the judicial and practical considerations of enforcing pre-authorization arrangements. The focus is on examining pre-authorization agreements with debt settlement companies and their clients.
TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION INCLUDE:
TSR requirements to obtain proper consent to settle debt prior to obtaining fees;
When pre-authorization agreements fail;
Considerations when drafting settlement authorization and consent agreements;
The types of pre-authorization agreements being used improperly in the debt settlement space and what participants in the space should look for when using or being asked to use a pre-authorization agreement; and
An analysis of the potential pitfalls of using pre-authorization agreements for purposes of obtaining client consent to settle a debt.