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Let’s Kick Off 2018 With New Headlines…

Plaintiff/Debtor Loses Motion In Limine to Exclude Student Loan Promissory Note since NCSLT Witness Testimony May be able to Authenticate the Full Document

Court Grants Stay Relief to Creditor that was Defrauded by Borrowers’ Agent in “Hijacking” Scheme

Court Allowed Debtors to Convert Case to Chapter 13 in order to Sell Their Home, Over Objections from the IRS and Trustee

2017 marked a year of tearing down consumer protections ‘brick by brick’

Eastern District of New York Grants Motion to Dismiss FDCPA Current Balance Claim

With student debt rising, attorney general calls for legislation regulating lenders

Cuomo proposes reforms to aid students taking out loans

CFPB changes tone in third biennial CARD Act report

Both sides grossly overstate consumer watchdog’s impact

Local bankers weigh in on latest trends in consumer debt

Student loan debt in Washington state reaches highest level at $24.4B

A Peek Into American Debt by Generation

CFPB Withdraws Its Consumer Disclosures Survey Signaling That Debt Collection Rulemaking Is No Longer At The Top Of The CFPB’s Priorities

Northern District of New York: No FDCPA Violation Where Pre-Judgment Interest Not Disclosed in Collection Letters

Recession created ‘perfect storm’ for sharp rise in student loan debt

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Stump the Chumps!
Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM Eastern / 8:30 AM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-Members
Presenters: James J. Haller, John C. Colwell, Ed Boltz, Gene Melchionne and Henry Sommer

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