Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/20

Check Out Midweek Headlines…

U.S. Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Continue Perkins Loan Program

How the NCBRC Protects the Integrity of the Bankruptcy System

Eleventh Circuit Eliminates Presumption of Intent for Judicial Estoppel

Speak Fluent Bankruptcy

CFPB Could Have Gotten A Lot More In Fines From Wells Fargo

N.J. law firm, debt collector, settle with NYC consumers

Carney’s 200 Billion Reasons to Fret About Consumer Debt

Americans Now Average Over $16,000 In Consumer Loans

NACBA Member Benefit

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Register for NACBA’s 2017 Hill Day!

Don’t miss NACBA’s 2017 Hill Day at Home October 16- October 20, 2017. Hill Day at Home allows NACBA members to meet with federal lawmakers, grow and maintain working relationships with Congressional offices, and have a lasting impact on bankruptcy policymaking, all without leaving the comfort of your state. Meetings will be arranged for you, some taking place in local House and Senate district offices and some being held over the phone with bankruptcy staffers in D.C.

Please sign into your NACBA Member Account to Register now for Hill Day at Home!


NACBA Membership Promotion! 

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Upcoming Webinars!

DATE: Thursday, September 21, 2017 @ 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:15 PM Eastern
PRESENTED BYEdward C. Boltz, Law Offices of John T. Orcutt, PC; Durham, N.C. and Jody Bledsoe, Chapter 13 Trustee; New Bern, NC
COST: $25 Member / $75 Non-Member

Top 10 Ways to Drastically Increase Lead Conversion

DATE: Thursday, October 26th, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern
PRESENTED BY: Stephen Fairley, Founder & CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
COST:  Member Benefit – No Cost for NACBA Members

Save The Date!


  • 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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