Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/2

Check Out the Headlines Kicking Off October…

Disallowance for Procedural Reasons Does Not Support Voidance of Lien

National Consumer Law Center Joins Legal Fight for Student Borrower Protections against Predatory Schools

Office of Inspector General: CFPB Can Improve Certain Guidance for Civil Investigative Demands

U.S. Chamber of Commerce suing to block rule allowing consumers to sue their banks

FDCPA Case Challenges Use of Trade Name Abbreviation

Disallowance of the Post-petition Attorney Fees under FRBP 3002.1 did Not Modify Servicer’s Rights in violation of § 1322(b)(2)

Party that did Not Participate in underlying Bankruptcy Had No Standing to Reopen the Case

Credit Union Could Not Bootstrap Terms into Reaffirmation Agreement through inconspicuous Additions to the Statutory Disclosures

Since Debtor’s Liability to IRS for Fraudulent Transfer was not a Tax, it was Not a Priority Debt

Couple in 40s Use Bankruptcy to Partly Wipe Out Student Debt

Quarterly Chapter 11 Fees Paid First in Chapter 7 Distributions

NACBA’s 2017 Hill Day!

NACBA is excited for 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.

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.

NACBA’s October Webinar Lineup!

The One Secret You Must Know To Triple Your New Bankruptcy Leads From Your Existing Advertising

Date: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern
Presented By: Richard James, Automated Business Results
Cost:  Member Benefit – No Cost for NACBA Members
Register: HERE

The Listserv is Dead! Long Live the Listserv!

Date: Thursday, October 5th, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented By: Dan LaBert, NACBA Executive Director
Cost:  Member Benefit – No Cost for NACBA Members
Register: HERE

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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