ROCKVILLE, Md. -- The iA Institute and the Consumer Relations Consortium (CRC) are excited to announce the launch of the Legal Advisory Board (LAB) for 2020. The LAB is an exclusive membership group of not more than ten outside counsel with expertise in the accounts receivable industry who have each pledged their time and resources to support the mission of the CRC. 

The purpose of the LAB is to serve as a legal resource to the CRC and iA Innovation Council membership and to assist in fulfilling the mission of promoting forward-thinking approaches to the issues raised by regulatory policy and technology innovation in the accounts receivable industry.

LAB members must be licensed, practicing attorneys as outside counsel in good standing with the state bar governing the law in the state where their practice is located. Attorneys’ applications must be supported by three CRC members in good standing, with membership approved by the CRC’s Regulatory Steering Committee. LAB members receive complimentary subscriptions to the iA Case Law Tracker and iA Research Assistant. 

Five of the ten LAB positions remain open. More information is available here. Attorneys interested in LAB membership can fill out an application here

About the Consumer Relations Consortium

The Consumer Relations Consortium (CRC) is an organization comprised of more than 60 national companies representing the diverse ecosystem of debt collection including creditors, data/technology providers and compliance-oriented debt collectors that are larger market participants. Established in 2013, CRC is evolving the debt collection paradigm by engaging stakeholders—including consumer advocates, Federal and State regulators, academic and industry thought leaders, creditors and debt collectors—and challenging them to move beyond talking points and focus on fashioning real-world solutions that actually improve the consumer experience. CRC’s collaborative and candid approach is unique in the market.  CRC is managed by The iA Institute.

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About the iA Innovation Council

The iA Innovation Council is a collaborative working group of product, tech, strategy, and operations thought leaders who envision the future of collections and map how to get there. Group members meet throughout the year to engage in substantive dialogue and whiteboard sessions with the creative thinkers behind the latest innovations for the industry, the regulators who audit and establish guardrails for new technology, and educators, entrepreneurs and innovators from outside the industry who inspire different thinking. 

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About The iA Institute

The iA institute (iA) is a media company that produces handcrafted news, events, and education for the consumer and commercial debt industry. The iA team believes that the value of your investment in our content should be undeniable, so we thoughtfully design everything we do with a focus on the details that make a difference. iA initiatives bring a range of stakeholders to the table in candid and intimate environments to inform, to collaborate, to innovate, and to make profitable connections. The iA institute, under the name insideARM LLC, is a certified woman-owned and woman-controlled business (WBE).

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