Bankruptcy News Briefs 4/4

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Headlines Kicking Off the Week…

Hospital Files Contract Breach Lawsuit Against Collection Agency

FTC Reminds Collectors About Text Messages, Social Media Risks

Collection Complaints Again Top List; Drop Year-to-Year

Why CFPB’s Consumer Relief Fund Has Ballooned

Convenience Fees: Potential for Mischief?

The Week Ahead: Congress to Test CFPB Director Again

Federal watchdogs: Military members lodge thousands of complaints against debt collectors

READ THE SPRING EDITION OF NACBA’S CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY JOURNAL (CBJ)

Spring 2016 CBJ

The latest edition of the CBJ is full of relevant and timely articles that you won’t want to miss! Kick back and check out these articles that matter to you and your firm!

7 DAYS UNTIL THE NEXT NACBA WEBINAR! HAVE YOU REGISTERED?

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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.

ONLY 4 DAYS REMAIN FOR YOU TO RECEIVE THE EARLY BIRD RATE FOR #NACBASF! 

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It is hard to believe that #NACBASF is only 44 days away! We are gearing up for an awesome convention that is designed to help grow your practice while also increasing service to existing clients. Not only will attendees be treated to an overview and analysis of the current economic, business and political climate but various panels of experts will help you think inside and outside the bankruptcy box in order to increase revenue.  

We want #NACBASF to be an affordable opportunity for you so we have the Early Bird Rate that will save you $100.00, but you only have 4 days left to register at this rate! Register Today so you can take advantage of these savings.

Convention Registration

Early Bird

Ends FRI, APR 8            

 Regular Registration

After FRI, APR 8

Member

$695

$795

Non Member

$945

$1045

EXHIBITOR AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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.

VACATION AND EDUCATION! REGISTRATION OPENS NEXT WEEK!

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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.

Take a look at what you can experience on board:

  • NEW!  Outdoor, poolside movie screen
  • VitalitySM Spa with extensive treatment menu
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center, with classes ranging from aerobics to kickboxing to yoga
  • 3 pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat*
  • 6 whirlpools
  • Concierge Club

 Save the Date and come sail away with NACBA!

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

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

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