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CLLA and CCAA Announce New Business Structure

Staff, Staff | May 15, 2012

Chicago -- On May 2, 2012, the Commercial Law League of America’s Board of Governors unanimously voted to change the CLLA business model.

The Commercial Law League of America and the Commercial Collection Agency Association will become separate entities with a distinct alignment for further business opportunities on behalf of their respective members.

"The CCAA membership looks forward to the new structure and its ability to offer an even stronger strategic partnership with CLLA, an alliance it has had for over 40 years," says Annette Waggoner, Executive Director, Commercial Collection Agency Association.

"This new business model will help both organizations grow and thrive in the modern commercial law market," says CLLA Executive Vice President Oliver Yandle.

An Implementation Committee has been formed to address the structural and contractual changes needed to implement the decision. The committee is expected to present its report to the CLLA Board of Governors by Aug. 1, 2012.

For additonal information, contact CLLA Communications Director Erin Brereton at, (773) 852-9684.

About the CLLA

Founded in 1895, the CLLA is the nation's oldest organization of attorneys, collection agencies, judges, accountants, trustees, turnaround managers and other credit and finance experts working in the commercial law, bankruptcy and insolvency field. For more information—and an interactive network of attorneys, law list publishers and agencies working together to serve the credit community—visit or call (312) 240-1400.

About the CCAA

The Commercial Collection Agency Association has more than 100 member agencies and represents the most prestigious commercial collection agencies in the United States. The CCAA works to elevate the standards of the commercial collections industry by providing educational, legislative, promotional and administrative services to its members. For more information, please visit or call 847-907-4670.

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