Bankruptcy News Briefs 1/29

New Week Fresh Headlines…

Consumers’ Outlook on Finances, Credit Availability Improves

7th Cir. Holds Debt Collector Violated FDCPA Despite Using Miller Safe Harbor Language

District Court Reverses Bankruptcy Court’s Discharge of Student Loans Since Debtor Failed to show that it is more likely than not that she’ll be Unable to Maintain a Minimal Standard of Living for a Significant Portion of her Loan Term

Court used FRBP 9006, Not Equitable Power, to Strike Debtors’ Amended Schedules (which had Exempted Previously Undisclosed Lawsuit)

SCOTUS: State Statute of Limitations Pauses for Federal Court

CFPB Finalizes Changes to Prepaid Accounts Rule and Extends Effective Date

Industry Groups File Responses to FCC Call Blocking Notice

President Trump Submits Four FTC Nominations to U.S. Senate

Personal finance: Is there such a thing as a debtor’s prison?

Court Applied Chapter 11 Principle to Deny Chapter 13 Debtor a Second Chance to Cure Balloon Mortgage

Opinions: How Mick Mulvaney is dismantling a federal agency

Court Won’t Let Bank of America “Buy and Bury” Judgment Against It

CFPB Retrospective—Five Enduring Lessons, Even After Cordray’s Departure

Instead of ‘pushing the envelope,’ Mulvaney is mailing it in at CFPB

How Student Loans Are Killing Homeownership

Western District of Wisconsin Ranks 1st in the Nation in Chapter 12 Farm Bankruptcy Filings in 2017.

Limiting Ponzi Scheme Recoveries in Bankruptcy: United States Supreme Court Declines to Review Fraudulent Transfer Ruling in Favor of Bank

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