Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/21

What’s Happening this Wednesday?

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Survey: Majority of Consumers are Concerned About Identity Theft

California Amends Requirements for Debt Collectors Responding to Consumer Claims of Identity Theft
House Committee Approves Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill

Senate and Congressional Hearings – Lots of Noise, but What Impact?

Former Regulator Points to CFPB Failure behind Wells Fargo Scandal

Stern Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules

Landlords, Leases and Financial Distress

CFPB consumer complaint database about to hit 1 million complaints

The Government’s Plan to Reduce Student-Loan Defaults Helps Borrowers Who Need It Least

ONE DAY LEFT UNTIL TOMORROW’S WEBINAR

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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.
REGISTER: HERE

BONUS: One (1) attendee/ registrant will be chosen at random to receive a copy of Chapter 13: Practice And Procedure, 2d, 2016 Ed.. The new second edition is a guide to virtually everything you need to know about practicing law under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.(Value $408)

This webinar will cover a variety of standing, judicial estoppel and claim preclusion issues and offer practical suggestions for ways to ensure that debtors’ non-bankruptcy causes of action can be litigated. Topics will include debtor’s standing during and after Chapter 7 and 13 cases, determining whether a cause of action is property of the estate, proper scheduling and disclosure of claims including whether a duty exists for post-petition claims in Chapter 13 cases, avoiding and responding to judicial estoppel arguments, plan treatment of prosecution and settlement of litigation, employment and compensation of counsel to litigate debtor’s legal claims, effect of plan confirmation on debtor’s right to bring causes of action post-confirmation; impact of stating an intent to surrender collateral on post-bankruptcy claims and defenses; using waiver and estoppel arguments against mortgage creditors.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, please register by September 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM Est. to receive the webinar recording, materials (copy of presentation and Non Bankruptcy Causes of Action exert from Chapter 13: Practice And Procedure, 2d, 2016 Ed) and be registered for drawing.

Events

NACBA’s  Fall Workshop

EARLY BIRD RATE IS EXTENDED! REGISTER TODAY FOR SAVINGS!

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Pack your bags and set sail for the 2016 NACBA Fall Workshop on October 6th-9th for stellar sessions, excellent presenters, CLE, networking and a little relaxation!  Get all the details and register today!

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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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