Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/31

We end this May with the following headlines …

Big Banks to Get a Break From Limits on Risky Trading

CFPB May Dismantle the Consumer Complaint Database

Congress Tosses (Another) CFPB Rule While Constitutionality Battle Continues

Retire Well: The Most Important Thing Boomers Need To Know About Credit Card Debt

Why the dentist with $1 million in student debt spells trouble for federal loan programs

Federal Judge Gives Temporary Reprieve to Former Corinthian Students

Socializing higher education is not a viable solution to the student debt crisis

THE SPRING 2018 CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY JOURNAL HAS ARRIVED!

Don’t miss this issue which includes:

-“IRS Shake Up Happening in Bankruptcy Court”

-“Be Wary of Private Debt Collectors”

-“Brunner Test Does Not Require that Debtor Take Advantage of IBR”

-“NACBA Board of Directors 2018 Election Results”

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S JULY LIVE WEBINAR!

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)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

Register HERE

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.

SAVE THE DATES #NACBATheLand

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