Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/4

Headlines Closing Out the Week…

Acting Comptroller of the OCC Will Not File Petition to Stay CFPB Arbitration Rule

ED Update: RFP Process and Litigation Continues in Private Collection Agency Selection

Two FDCPA Class Actions Dismissed, Citing Supreme Court Ruling in Midland v. Johnson

Debtor Can Remove Tax Liens Against Personal Property

Having met the Residency Requirements, Even a “Bad Actor” like this Debtor, may Claim Florida’s Homestead Exemption

Debtor had No Claim for Discrimination against Employer under §525 where she Failed to Show Bankruptcy was the Sole Reason for Termination

Chapter 13 Trustee Must Pay Debtor’s Attorney’s Fees before Refunding Money to Debtor in Chapter 13 Cases Dismissed Pre-Confirmation

DOJ will be allowed to join Ocwen’s challenge to constitutionality of CFPB

Ch. 7 Debtor Can’t Reopen Case After Paying Fee Late

Illinois Federal Court Dismisses FDCPA Claims Focused on “Bounced Check” Language in Collection Letter

Citi Report Draws Frightening Parallel Between Student Loans and the Mortgage Crisis

Down But Not Out: The Second Circuit Breathes New Life Into the Use of TCPA Consent Clauses to Combat Revocation of Consent Claims

Decline in personal bankruptcy filings slows

6th Cir. Bankruptcy Panel Holds Foreclosure Deficiency Judgment May Be Avoided

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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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