Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/14

Midweek News…

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“12% Increase in Non-Business Bankruptcy Filings”

House Financial Services Committee Approves Critical CFPB Reforms

FTC Seeks Public Comment on Consumer Information Security Rules under FCRA, GLBA

5th Circuit Rules Against Collector For Not Making Disclosures in Time-Barred Debt Case

Non-Threatening Collection Letter May Underlie FDCPA Claim

CFPB Reform ‘Dead on Arrival’ Thanks to Wells Fargo

CFPB Proposes “Drastic Overhaul” Of Debt Collection

Georgia Debt Collectors Banned From Debt Collection Business

Student loan forgiveness can come with a tax bomb

ITT Tech students refuse to repay loans in protest over government policy

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7 Keys to Building a Referral-based Law Firm

DATE: Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: FREE for NACBA Members
PRESENTER: Stephen Fairley, CEO, The Rainmaker Institute

Every attorney wants a referral-based practice, but most attorneys struggle to consistently get enough referrals. We have uncovered the secrets of referrals and will teach you:

  • The 3 biggest reasons why you’re not getting more referrals…and what to do about it
  • Creating a plan to double your referrals in the next 6 months
  • The 4 most commonly overlooked places to increase your referrals

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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.
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Orlando, Florida

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