Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/26


Check Out This Week’s Headlines…

Court Puts TCPA Case Filed Against Member On Hold Until D.C. Circuit Rules In ACA’s TCPA Appeal Against FCC

Members of Congress Push to Ban Social Security Garnishment for Student Loan Debt

New Call Data to be Released as Part of an FCC Effort Could Harm Legitimate Businesses and Prevent Consumers from Receiving Important Information

CFPB Consumer Advisory Board Discusses Proposed Arbitration Overhaul

FTC Bans Scammers from Advance Fee Recovery Business

Why Student Loans Are So Difficult To Discharge In Bankruptcy

Could Social Security be immune from student loan debt collection?

Republican Lawmakers Blast CFPB for Investigation Involving Accreditor

Washington AG Resolves Debt Collection, Deceptive Advertising Probe

Check Out These Upcoming Webinars!

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Modernized” Bankruptcy Forms Webinar
Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:00 PM ET/ 2:00 PM CT/1:00 PM MT/12:00 PM PT
Presented by: Norma Hammes, Esq., Carey Ebert, Esq., (United States Chapter 7 & 13 Trustee) &Walter Oney, Esq.

Description: Full overview on what Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. Register Today!

Beyond Confidentiality: Bankruptcy Attorneys and Security Best Practices,
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
3:00 PM Eastern /2:00 PM Central / 1:00PM Mountain / 12:00 PM Pacific,
Presented by: Catherine Sanders Reach, Director, Law Practice Management & Technology, Chicago Bar Association
Registration is Open!

Encumbered Property
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
3 PM Eastern / 2PM Central / 1PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
Presented by: Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff & Tara Twomey, Esq.
Registration is Open!


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NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Fall Event! On October 7-10, 2016 prepare to set sail on NACBA’s maiden voyage at sea! The Summit at Sea will offer education on a variety of topics that you will not want to miss.  NACBA encourages you to bring the family too! The schedule and speakers will be announced shortly.




Save the date we’re heading to the golden coast! Join us in San Francisco, CA on May 19-22, 2016 at the Downtown Marriott Marquis for another dynamic NACBA Convention packed with sessions, speakers and networking opportunities you won’t want to miss!


NACBA is proud partner with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world’s leading insurance brokerages and risk management firms. Check out the three different types of insurance they are offering:

  • Discovery Health Exchange
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Visit NACBA’s Membership Benefits section to learn more about each of these insurance and who you can contact to receive more information.

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