Press Releases

Welcome to DBA’s news center. Designed to give you access to timely and relevant information about DBA, you will find information highlighting recent actions, activities and other noteworthy information. For members of the media this is a one stop location where you will find the resources and contacts to help keep you informed about DBA.


2017 ⇓

Receivables Management Association International Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week (PDF) (3/3/2017)

Members of Receivables Management Association Elect Leaders for 2017 (PDF) (2/17/2017)

DBA Expands its Certification Program to Include Broker Certification (PDF) (1/9/2017)

2016 ⇓

Three DBA International Board Members Included in Collection Advisor’s 25 Most Influential Women in Collections (PDF) (10/7/2016)

DBA International to Present at LEND360 Conference (PDF) (10/4/2016)

DBA International Meets with CFPB Director Cordray (PDF) (9/19/2016)

DBA Presents D.C. Symposium (PDF) (8/19/2016)

DBA Announces New Version of Certification Program (8/1/2016)

CFPB Hosts Field Hearing in DBA International’s Hometown, Sacramento, CA (7/28/2016)

Statement: “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” Segment on the Debt Buying Industry (6/7/2016)

DBA International Executive Summit Drives Policy and Business Opportunities (5/19/2016)

DBA International Makes Appointments to Certification Council (4/21/2016)

DBA International Announces Todd Lansky as Board President (PDF) (4/14/2016)

DBA International Certification Program Achieves Success and Provides Expanded Consumer Protections (PDF) (3/1/2016)

DBA International Installs New President and Elects New Officers at Annual Conference (2/19/2016)

DBA International Recognizes Gary Wood with Bud Reitzel Award for Industry Leadership (2/19/2016)

Solution Central Buzzes with Nearly 100 Exhibitors at the 19th DBA International Annual Conference (2/1/2016)

DBA International Supports Federal Trade Commission’s New Online Resource to Help Identity Theft Victims (PDF) (1/29/2016)

Neustar Supports 2016 DBA International Annual Conference with Gold-Level Sponsorship (PDF) (1/28/2016)

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Demonstrates Industry Leadership with Gold Sponsorship at 2016 DBA International Annual Conference (PDF) (1/20/2016)

FLOCK Financial Secures Gold Sponsorship at 2016 DBA International Annual Conference (PDF) (1/20/16)

National Alliance of Buy Here, Pay Here Dealers Becomes Authorized Education Provider with DBA International (PDF) (1/20/16)

Portfolio Investment Solutions Secures Bronze Sponsorship at the DBA International Annual Conference (PDF) (1/12/16)

NCB Management to Sponsor the DBA International 19th Annual Conference (PDF) (1/6/16)

Javlin Capital Secures Bronze Sponsorship at 2016 DBA International Annual Conference (PDF) (1/4/16)

Industry Veterans Review New Developments in Credit Reporting and Scoring Webinar Hosted by DBA International (PDF) (1/4/16)


2015 ⇓

DBA International Discusses Global Debt Buying Industry (PDF) (11/24/15)

DBA International Launches Version 3.1 of the Receivables Management Certification Program (PDF) (11/19/15)

DBA International Spells out the Certification Program Requirements (PDF) (10/28/15)

DBA International Commends Report on the Law and Economics of Consumer Debt Collection and its Regulation (PDF) (9/29/15)

DBA International Updates its Code of Ethics (PDF) (8/14/15)

DBA International’s Executive Summit Highlights Perspectives on the Debt Buying Industry (PDF) (8/14/15)

DBA International Responds to OpEd in American Banker (PDF) (4/30/15)

DBA International Recognized by Michigan Legislature with Senate Resolution (PDF) (3/30/15)

DBA International Announces 2015 Certification Council (PDF) (3/27/15)

DBA International Announces Launch of New Website (PDF) (3/17/15)

DBA International Thanks Annual Conference Sponsors (PDF) (2/19/15)

Dennis Hammond Honored with Bud Reitzel Award (PDF) (2/18/15)

DBA Responds to Column on Drastic Regulations for Debt Buyers (PDF) (2/17/15)

DBA International Installs New President, Elects Other Officers (PDF) (2/12/15)

DBA Executive Director Jan Stieger Earns Certified Association Executive Credential (PDF) (1/30/15)

Live Symposium on New York State’s Debt Collection Rules & Regulations (PDF) (1/28/15)


2014 ⇓

New York State Issues New Debt Collection Rules (PDF) (12/3/14)

DBA International Discusses Global Debt Buying Industry (PDF) (11/21/14)

DBA Commends U.S. Attorney for Protecting Consumer Rights (PDF) (11/20/14)

DBA Applauds New FTC Security Measure on Sharing of Portfolio Data (PDF) (11/13/14)

DBA International Announces Team Expansion (PDF) (11/7/14)

DBA International Certifies First Collection Law Firm (PDF) (10/22/14)

DBA Welcomes Another Distinguished Industry Leader (PDF) (10/21/14)

DBA International Expands Certification Program (PDF) (10/8/14)

UK Publication Credit Today Profiles Jan Stieger, DBA International (PDF) (Sept. 2014)

DBA Recommendations Incorporated in Final New York Court Rules (PDF) (9/16/14)

 DBA Supports Government Enforcement Actions (6/12/14)

DBA International Sets the Standard for Receivables Management (PDF) (5/15/14)

DBA Appoints Amy Anuk Chair of Certification Council (PDF) (3/14/14)

DBA International Appoints Nine Members to its Certification Council (PDF) (2/20/14)


2013 ⇓

DBA International Approves Auditing Firms for Certification Program (PDF) (11/18/13)

Does CFPB Brief Offer Clues to FDCPA Rulemaking Approach? (Members Only)

FTC Chair Names Jessica Rich as Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection (6/17/13)

DBA Seeks Third-Party Firms for Certification Compliance Auditing (PDF) (6/12/13)

First DBA Member Completes Debt Buyer Certification Program (PDF) (5/14/13)

First CFPB Criminal Litigation Filed Arising from a CFPB Investigation

FTC, CFPB to Co-Host June 6th Roundtable on Data Integrity in Debt Collection

CFPB Deputy Director Steve Antonakes Discusses the CFPB’s Supervisory Program (Members Only)

Cordray Inconsistent on Debt Buying/Collecting Industry (Members Only)

DBA Membership Approves Debt Buyer Certification Program

Senators Move to Block CFPB Actions After Rejection of Recess Appointments (Members Only)

Ruling May Raise Questions on Constitutionality of CFPB Director Cordray’s Appointment (Members Only)