Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/11

Friday’s Headlines…

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren asks CEOs to weigh in on CFPB’s forced arbitration rule

Debt collection giant reaches settlement with Idaho and other states over its practices

Debtor Who Acquired Ownership Interest in Home within 1,215 Days of Petition Date is Subject to Homestead Exemption Cap under §522(p)

Growing student debt a danger to Georgia economy

In Debt, We Trust for U.S. Consumers With $12.7 Trillion Burden

Upcoming Amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3002 to Impact Bankruptcy Filing Practices for Mortgagees

Don’t Pick Up the Phone: Third Circuit Allows TCPA Standing from One Call

Costs trigger 8% drop in July bankruptcy filings

Consumer May Have Partially Revoked Consent to Receive Robocalls

Section 553 Of The Bankruptcy Code Preserves Rather Than Creates Setoff Rights

NACBA Webinars!

 

 

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 Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

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