Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/6

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…

Consumer Watchdog Curbs Unaffordable 300% Payday Loans

Court Awards NACBA Member $119, 952.24 in Fees and Expenses in Defending Against Portfolio Recovery Associates’ Appeal of Order Sanctioning It

Early analysis – Credit unions see numerous improvements in CFPB final short-term, small-dollar rule

PA attorney general says ‘deceptive’ Navient took $4 billion out of student loan holders’ pockets

GOP polling firm: Bipartisan support for consumer bureau arbitration rule

Another lesson from Equifax – We must end the predatory consumer practice of forced arbitration

Robert Samuelson: The resilient American consumer

Bankruptcy filings trend lower through three quarters of 2017

Appeal Pending in Bankruptcy Case Regarding Tuition Payments

Judge Orders Bank of America to Redo Settlement in Mortgage Dispute

IRS Gives Equifax Multimillion-Dollar Deal Despite Massive Data Breach

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’s October Webinar Lineup!

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

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.

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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