Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/22

Kicking Off Friday With New Headlines…

CFPB Issues Small Entity Compliance Guide on Arbitration Rule

A Closer Look at CFPB Action v. National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts and Transworld Systems – What Does it Mean to the ARM Industry?

Court Rules Verification Docs Fulfill “Least Sophisticated Consumer” Standard

Hurricane Hardships Should Be Weighed in Bankruptcy Filings

5th Cir. Holds Threat of Lawsuit to Collect Partially Time-Barred Debt Did Not Violate FDCPA

Attorney Fees Paid Out of Undistributed Funds

Creditor Failed to Prove Fraud by Debtor Who Negotiated a “Live Check” that Creditor Sent Him a Few Months Before He Filed Bankruptcy

Hurricane Maria: Will Bankruptcy, Not Storm Damage, Devastate Puerto Rico?

Bankruptcy Doesn’t Stop Uninsured Motorist Claim Against Insurer

Private School Tuition Not Subject to Clawback

CFPB: Final Ruling on Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

Federal Court Takes Expansive View of CFPB Statute of Limitations, Limits Restitution

Northern District Of Illinois Rules For Debt Collector On Challenge To 1099-C Language

RPT-Equifax under pressure from banks to shape up

Today is the Deadline to 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!

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
REGISTER: HERE

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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