Bankruptcy News Briefs- 4/10

Don’t miss reading the following news briefs highlighted below…

Consumers Should Work Directly with Credit Card Companies Rather Than Debt Settlement Companies, Says CFPB

House backs bill barring IRS from offering free tax filing services

U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Entities Conducting Nonjudicial Foreclosures Are Not Debt Collectors under the FDCPA

House passes bill to modernize IRS

Student loan borrowers with cancer are supposed to be able to pause their payments. They’re hitting a wall

States say DeVos hurting efforts to police student loan servicers

Seven Troubling Facts On American Higher Education You Probably Don’t Know

CFPB Announces Enhancements to Advisory Committees

Military personnel caught in crossfire over lending law

U.S. consumer watchdog says ‘all options on table’ for enforcing Wells Fargo order

Ditech Bankruptcy Could Block Homeowners From Pursuing Damages


Practice Pitfall Jeopardy: Practice Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Mary Beth Ausbrooks Esq., Jenny Doling Esq., Gene Melchionne & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

Don’t have a blooper reel for this year’s cases. This session will review common bloopers and how to avoid them in a game show format. Join our contestants who will be answering jeopardy type questions to win big prizes.

Why You Should Attend: Enjoy an actually fun way to learn how to deal with problem situations. Who will win the big candy bar?

Emerging Bankruptcy Technologies to Assist your Bankruptcy Practice
Date: June 6, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Rachel Foley Esq., Reed Almand, Esq. & James Haller Esq.
Register HERE

Busy bankruptcy attorneys are bombarded with technology choices – all promising great rewards but many coming at great expense. Learn about different technologies that can make your practice more efficient in time and cost.

Why You Should Attend: What faster way is there to improve your bottom line than being more efficient while increasing accuracy!


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