Bankruptcy News Briefs- 6/19

In this bankruptcy news brief are the following…

Taggart watch: three recent cases interpret the Supreme Court case In re Taggart

Ninth Circuit Reaffirms Its Broad Definition of ATDS in TCPA; Rules Government Debt Exception Unconstitutional

With No Buyer In Sight, Jet Airways Lands In Bankruptcy Court

Labor Dept. Supports Retiree Committee for Sears Bankruptcy

Recent Developments in the Enforceability of Make-Whole Premiums in the Second Circuit

Schools Where Students Take On the Most Debt to Attend

Saddled with big student loans? These companies help employees pay off school debt.

$5.3 million in Pennsylvania student debt to be canceled as part of national lawsuit settlement

New Tone, Old Policies at CFPB Under Kraninger


Advanced Topics in Chapter 13 Online Workshop
Date: June 20, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM EST – 6:00 PM EST
Cost: $99 Member / $149 Non Member
Presenters: Trish Mayer Esq., Summer Shaw, Esq. & James Haller Esq.
Register HERE

This panel is in response to the statement, “teach me something I didn’t know.” Designed for attorneys who are already seasoned or strive to be, the program will give participants new and innovative weapons with which to assist their clients.

  • Small Business Ch. 13 Issues
  • Business debtor’s reporting and accounting
  • Valuing a sole proprietorship and “collapsing” the business entity
  • Early withdrawal tax penalties as non-priority claims
  • Election of short tax year to create pre-petition tax debt in a chapter 7
  • 1099-C issues
  • Proper application of prior-case payments in refiled chapter 13 cases
  • “How to” lien strip an unsecured mortgage, including service and discharge issues

Why You Should Attend: Chapter 13 is easy. Its just filling out a bunch of forms and handing them (and the debtor) to the Trustee. WRONG! Chapter 13 is more complicated and offers more opportunities for the creative and aggressive attorney than any other bankruptcy. Find out how to be that attorney, so that your competition doesn’t steal all of your potential clients.

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