Bankruptcy News Briefs 2/19


Defendants Settle Charges of Selling Personal Data to Scammers

FTC Sends Annual Collection Enforcement Data to CFPB

FCRA, TCPA Lawsuits Rise; CFPB Complaints Fall

Banks Speeding Up Repossessions of Foreclosed Homes

Survey: Consumers Will Use Tax Refunds for Savings, Paying Down Debt

Adoption Assistance Benefits Properly Excluded from CMI

Court Rules in Favor of Law Firm and Creditor in Four Year Old FDCPA and Bankruptcy Case

FTC Touts Record of Outreach, Addressing “Troubling Issues” in Debt Collection

Debt Collectors Flooded with Mass-Produced Requests for Validation

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Registration is Open for March’s Webinar

Regulation of X & Z Enforcement Powerful New Tools for Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 60 minutes
  • 3 PM Eastern / 2PM Central / 1PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
  • Presented by: Marc Dann, Former Ohio Attorney General
  • Registration deadline: 3/2/16 at 2PM Eastern.
  • $25 Member / $75 Non Member
  • Register HERE

“Regulation X & Z Enforcement,” provides an overview of federal Regulation X and Regulation Z and demonstrates how these laws can empower consumers and their counsel. The presentation outlines specific errors prohibited by these regulations.During this webinar, Marc will walk participants through examples of actual Requests for Information and Notices of Error used daily by The Dann Law Firm. Marc will explore these regulations with case studies highlighting real-life scenarios faced by clients. Attendees can expect to gain a solid understanding of Regulation X and Z and how these statutes could benefit their clients.

If you are unable to participate in webinar at scheduled time, register by 3/2/16 at 2 PM Eastern and you will receive recording, materials and discounted pricing. After 3/2/16, the webinar will be available in the NACBA Store.


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Join former NACBA member, now State Senator Bob Wieckowski at his session, “Get Involved California,” where he will discuss important California legislation that may affect your bankruptcy practice, including continued efforts to increase the California homestead exemption.

89 days remain until #NACBASF 2016! Register today and receive the Early Bird Rate for savings and for a convention you won’t want to miss.

*Early Bird Rate Ends Friday, March 25th


NACBASF and NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit is the perfect opportunity to be an exhibitor or sponsor to showcase your product. Learn more about how you can participate in the 2016 Prospectus.


2016 never looked better!  Set your sights on sailing the friendly seas! Save the date and get ready to register for NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit at Sea, October 7th-10th, 2016.


Through NPP, NACBA Members receive discounted rates on essential products and services from prominent industry companies, including Verizon, Staples, Best Buy and Expedia. See additional products and services below. Sign up for NPP discounts HERE. Take a look at all of the great discounts you can receive!

  • Verizon Wireless – Cell phones, equipment and lines of wireless service
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  • Best Buy – Commercial-grade products with business-friendly features, as well as popular retail products from the extensive Best Buy selection.
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  • Kimball Office – Quality Crafted Office Furnishings
  • Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. – Sales and service of multi-functional devices & printers
  • Level 3 – On demand teleconferencing and web collaboration that’s simple, easy to use, and available anytime.
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With so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon in 2016 begin this year by renewing your NACBA Membership! Renew Today! 

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