Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/10

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Over the Hump Headlines…

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Nixes Bill Connected to His Former Business Life in Debt Collection

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules – Failure to Specifically State “This Communication is From a Debt Collector” is Not FDCPA Violation

Location, Location, Location – A Brief Overview of Personal Jurisdiction, Forum Selection Clauses, and Why They Matter

Creditors Beware-Automatic Stay Violations Can Lead to Massive Punitive Damages

CFPB Issues 2016 Annual Plain Writing Act Compliance Report

What You Need To Know Now About The CFPB’s Debt Collection Proposal

Slideshow 10 worst states for student loan debt

Foreclosures Drop Sharply from Last Year

UPCOMING WEBINARS

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How To Build a Thriving Bankruptcy Practice In A Down Market
DATE: Thursday, August 11, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: Free to NACBA Members
PRESENTER: Mr. Richard James
REGISTER HERE

CFPB Proposed Rule on Payday & Car Title Lending
DATE: Thursday, August 18, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: Free to NACBA Members
PRESENTERS:
Ms. Ellen Harnick, Senior Policy Counsel & Western States Director, CRL
Ms. Lisa Stifler, Deputy Director of State Policy, CRL
REGISTER HERE

Avoiding Judicial Estoppel, Standing and Claim Preclusion Problems
with Non-Bankruptcy Causes of Action
DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: $25 NACBA Member, $75 Non-Member
PRESENTERS:
Judge Paul W. Bonapfel, Northern District of Georgia
J. Erik Heath, Esq., Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney, San Francisco, CA
John Rao, Esq., National Consumer Law Center, Inc.
REGISTER: HERE

CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY JOURNAL HIGHLIGHT

Creative lawerying may be needed for those who are facing privates student loan lawsuits that are becoming common as student loan debt climbing to astounding figures . Read, “In Spate of Private Student Loan Lawsuits, One Defense Stands Out,” by Richard Gaudreau in NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal as he discusses what you can do for your clients.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Free Registration to NACBA’s 2016 Fall Workshop Members-Only Cruise (Miami, FL – Nassau, Bahamas)

October 6-10, 2016

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Visit the NACBA Facebook page and enter to Win a Free Registration to the Fall Workshop Members Only CruiseJust LIKE the Post & SHARE on your page for a chance of winning one (1) FREE Registration (total value $594) to NACBA’s 2016 Fall Workshop Members Only Cruise (Miami, FL – Nassau, Bahamas), October 6-10, 2016. This prize package includes registration to the Pre-Cruise Tax Session.

Contest Expires August 26th, 2016 Winner Announced August 29th, 2016 . Non-Transferable. One (1) winner selected. Current Membership in NACBA Required. Good luck!

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2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention – Silver Anniversary
Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7, 2017
Orlando, Florida

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