Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/23


Catch Up On The News…

GSEs Struggle to Update Credit Scoring Models

CFPB Seeks to Improve Credit Access in Rural, Underserved Areas

Key Collection Industry Lawsuits Tracking Ahead of Last Year

Mortgages Top Consumer Financial Product Complaints Since 2011

GAO Reviews Awareness and Participation in Ed’s Federal Loan Repayment Options

Iowa Senator Introduces Federal Student Loan Act

FTC Ruling Addresses Compliance with Fair Credit Reporting Act Furnisher Rule

Study Highlights Federal Student Loan Counseling Best Practices; Is There a Business Opportunity for Collectors?

FDCPA Litigation Totals Dropping But Still High; TCPA Unmoved in August

Don’t Miss These Upcoming  NACBA Events! Register Today!

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(LIVE) Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 3:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm PST
$25 NACBA Members
$75 Non-Members

More and more often, bankruptcy cases seem to involve issues of family law.  Join Ian M. Falcone a Senior Attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience with The Falcone Law Firm, P.C. as he addresses:

  • The forms typically used in a divorce case.
  • Basic topics addressed in a divorce case and the impact on a bankruptcy filing.
  • The automatic stay and its exceptions as they apply to family law matters.
  • Dischargeability of common debts in a family law case.
  • The importance of choosing the right bankruptcy chapter.
  • How to determine whether a debt is for support or property division, and preference concerns after a divorce.

Read Ian’s blog at

Register for the “Student Loans In Bankruptcy,” Fall Virtual  Workshop

“Welcome & Brief Washington Update” provided by United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Student Loans may be one of the most relevant and hottest topics facing consumer bankruptcy lawyers. From evaluating non-bankruptcy options, to litigating undue hardship, to dealing with private student loans, to making use of Chapter 13 relief, and identifying ways to be compensated for your services, this two-day intense virtual workshop will cover it all.

Life is busy so NACBA meets you where your are…wherever that may be because our virtual workshop affords you the convenience to watch in your home, the office or on the go. This is awesome because you won’t want to miss the  Welcome & Brief Washington Update” provided by United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with a host of other prominent speakers.

Register Today!

Here are the details:

Date: October 22-23rd 2015

12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
11:00 AM Central to 2:00 PM Central
10:00 AM Mountain to 1:00 PM Mountain
9:00 AM Pacific to 12:00 PM Pacific

$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members

This is a workshop for the records just read the Agenda

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