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Encore Capital Group Employees to Present at National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) Spring Conference

SAN DIEGO, May 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced that Kelly MacBeth, Sr. Corporate Counsel and Xenia Murphy, Director of Legal Outsourcing, will present at the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) Spring conference on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Their presentation will speak to the client perspective as it relates to law firm best practices.

“Encore prides itself on its consumer-centric compliance system,” said Murphy. “Kelly and I will share our experiences to provide insight into expectations from the client perspective.”

The National Creditors Bar Association (NARCA) is a trade association dedicated to serving law firms engaged in the practice of creditor’s rights law.

NARCA is comprised of over 700 skilled debt collection law firms that are required to adhere to NARCA’s Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. Attorneys employed by NARCA member law firms are committed to the fair and ethical treatment of all participants in the debt collection process and are required to practice law in a manner consistent with their responsibilities as officers of the court. As attorneys, they must adhere to applicable state and federal laws, rules of civil procedure, state bar association licensing and certification requirements, and the rules of professional conduct.

Kelly MacBeth will also be presenting alongside Tom Burris, of Bowman, Heintz & Vician on Trending Issues in Vendor Oversight.

“I look forward to discussing developments within our industry over the course of the past year,” said MacBeth. “We will examine internal legal and attorney oversight, review of third-party vendor practices, as well as general employee management and training expectations.”

Kelly MacBeth is a litigation attorney with nearly 15 years of experience in the consumer collections industry and leads Encore’s third-party vendor management team. Xenia Murphy is the Director of Legal Outsourcing at Encore Capital Group and brings over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and over 10 years in the consumer collections industry. Xenia is responsible for the relationship and performance management of the attorney network.

About Encore Capital Group, Inc.
Encore Capital Group is an international specialty finance company that provides debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets. Through its subsidiaries around the globe, Encore purchases portfolios of consumer receivables from major banks, credit unions, municipalities, and utility providers.

Encore partners with individuals as they repay their debt obligations, helping them on the road to financial recovery and ultimately improving their economic well-being. Encore is the first and only company of its kind to operate with a Consumer Bill of Rights that provides industry-leading commitments to consumers. Headquartered in San Diego, Encore is a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company (ticker symbol: ECPG) and a component stock of the Russell 2000, the S&P Small Cap 600 and the Wilshire 4500. More information about the company can be found at http://www.encorecapital.com. Information found on the company’s website is not incorporated by reference.

Contact: Kevin Saidler Encore Capital Group, Inc. 619-608-9072 kevin.saidler@encorecapital.com

Source:Encore Capital Group, Inc