New York’s Debt Collection laws focus on regulating collection of consumer debts. The laws, at least as of now, have little or no impact on the collections of commercial , business to business, debt collection.
New York Debt Collection laws are available at the State’s website. The city provides a guide. For a direct link to the sites click here.
New York attorneys who regularly collect receivables within the City of New York to be licensed by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Aside from that, New York State has sporadic licensing requirements. There are a few counties that require a license those being Buffalo and the City of Yonkers.