Bankruptcy News Briefs- 6/01

Happy June! We start this month with the following news briefs …

A government student-loan website may soon treat private loan companies more favorably

Why lending money just got easier for credit unions

The CFPB Seeks Input on Consumer Complaint Database

Consumer bankers issue comments to CFPB on external engagements

CFPB, Trade Groups Seek Payday Rule Delay, Suit Stay

CFPB to Resume Private Consumer Data Collection

A Better Way Toward Reducing Student Loan Debt

Consumers are spending a lot more and saving a lot less

Be Sure to Check out the Spring 2018 Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

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”


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.


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