Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/10

Swing into Thursday with the following headlines…

Trump’s CFPB is shutting the office that focuses on student loan abuses

Does the CFPB Still Care About Students?

Mulvaney Downgrades Student Loan Unit in Consumer Bureau Reshuffle

Rep. Hensarling Says Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Was ‘Making Up the Law’

Watchdog group: Dozens of cities need municipal bankruptcy because of unfunded state mandates

What the Shutdown of the CFPB’s Student Loan Watchdog Means for Borrowers

Trump’s CFPB is shutting the office that focuses on student loan abuses

Ex-CFPB Chief Cordray wins Democratic primary for Ohio governor

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Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
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Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

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Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

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