Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/1

A New Month With New Headline

CFPB Issues Compliance Bulletin on Fees for Phone Payments

Operation Choke Point Lawsuit Requires FDIC to Release Documents

First Party Servicing on Medical Accounts: The Federal and State Landscape Continues to Shift

Debtor Could Not Manipulate Debt Limits for Chapter 13 Eligibility by Making Preferential Pre-petition Payments

Rothfus’ legislation would overturn “anti-consumer” rule

New Bankruptcy Rules Effective December 1, 2017, Will Impact Financial Institutions

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Time for an Update?

OCC sounds alarm on CFPB arbitration rule, welcomes Congressional repeal

46 Year-Old Debtor, who Earned $63,000/year and Supported Adult Child Failed First Prong of Brunner Test and Could Not Discharge Student Loans

Debt Collector Ordered to Pay $25 Million to State of Texas for Illegal Debt Collection Practices

New NACBA Webinars

 

 

Check out these upcoming webinars for August and Register Today!

Reverse Mortgages & Bankruptcy
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 12:00 PM Eastern to 1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Tara Twomey, Esq.
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non Member
Register HERE

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
Register: HERE

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners will be selected at random each month.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! 

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the requirements and start referring today!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver!

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havan, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

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