Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/29


Tuesday’s Headline…

CFPB Updates Congress About Proposed Debt Collection Rules

Report Reviews Link Between Mortgages, Debt and Collections

Court Confirms Bankruptcy Filing Prevents Expiration of Judgment Creditor’s ORAP Lien

CFPB complaints from military community up 13%


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Lessons from Harris v. Viegelahn
Monday, April 11, 2016, 60 minutes
3 PM Eastern / 2PM Central / 1PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific

Presented by: Chief Judge Melvin S. Hoffman of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, Tara Twomey of NCBRC and Brett Weiss, Esq. of Chung & Press, LLC

Registration deadline: 4/11/16 at 2PM Eastern.
$25 Member / $75 Non Member
Registration HERE

In Harris v. Veigelhan, the Supreme Court resolved a disagreement among courts over the question of whether a debtor or his creditors should receive funds derived from the debtor’s post-petition wages held by the trustee under a confirmed chapter 13 plan when the case is converted to chapter 7 in good faith. In a clear, concise, and narrowly focused decision the Court ruled in the debtor’s favor. Subsequently, some courts have applied Harris broadly to deny payment of debtor’s counsel in other circumstances.

This webinar will review the various post-Harris cases that have been decided and offer practical suggestions for ways in which debtor’s counsel can get paid in unsuccessful chapter 13 cases.

If you are unable to participate in webinar at scheduled time, register by 4/11/16 at 2 PM Eastern and you will receive recording, materials and discounted pricing. After 4/11/16, the webinar will be available in the NACBA Store.



There are so many reasons to attend #NACBASF, but our line up of Keynote Speakers is three of the most compelling reasons why you should register today! Check out who is headlining at #NACBASF 2016! Don’t miss these prominent speakers!

Bob Shrum, Famed Political Consultant. Shrum has advised practically every major Democratic candidate from Edmund Muskie and Ted Kennedy to All Gore and John Kerry, and understands how political campaigns are fought and won. Shrum is the author of No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner.

Nomi Prins, Renowned Author & Commentator from Wall Street to Washington. Prins’ latest acclaimed book All the Presidents’ Bankers is a groundbreaking narrative on how an elite group of men transformed the American economy & government, dictated policy & shaped world history. Nomi has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, CSPAN, PBS, FOX and other TV stations.

Adam Carroll, 2x Tedx Speaker. Founder of National Financial Educators, author ofWinning the Money Game, director ofBroke, Busted & Disgusted, host of Build a Bigger Life podcast and creator ofScholarship Mastery.

2 weeks left to Register at the Early Bird Rate. 


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.


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Why not mix a little work with a little play! Earn CLE while you have some fun at NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit at Sea, October 7th-10th, 2016. The location might be unexpected, but the education provided aboard will be what NACBA members have come to expect from our educational programs.  Save the Date and come sail away with NACBA!


Discovery Health Exchange

Offering a marketplace for NACBA members to shop for health insurance through a selection of insurance carriers and also offering other insurance options, such as dental, vision, life, disability, critical illness etc. For more information, please contact Vice President Irene M. Walton at Irene_Walton@ajg.comor call (215) 351-4765. Please note, coverage is for individuals, not group. Also, the following states are not yet available:  VT, WV, WY, SD, RI, MT, MA, DC.


With so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon in 2016 don’t forget to renew your NACBA Membership! Renew Today! 

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