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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/16

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New Financing Options for Insured Patient Self-Pay Accounts Shift Risk Away from Providers

SCOTUS Finds Time-Barred POC Not FDCPA Violation

Another “Tax Consequence” Case, Another Decision – This One Positive for Collectors

In Determining Whether Debts are Primarily Consumer or Business Debts for Means Test Purpose, the Terms “Debt” and “Claim” are Synonymous

Project Launches to Test New Kind of Self-Help for Consumers Who are Sued for Debt Collection

Op-ed: Bill would gut financial consumer protections

Easing the Debt Crisis for Older Americans

CFPB Settlements: It’s Not Over Until It’s Over

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/15

Consumers’ Financial Outlook Reaches Record High in Fed Survey

Electronic Payments Step Four – Don’t Forget the FDCPA, the Consumer’s Rights, or the Proper Notices

Third Circuit Applies Beard Test to Late-Filed Return Issue

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Scope of “Settlement Payment Defense” for Bankruptcy Clawback Suits

ADVOCATES FROM 36 STATES HEAD TO CONGRESS TO COUNTER UNPRECEDENTED ATTACK ON CONSUMER PROTECTIONS

District Court Affirms Ruling that Settlement Proceeds from Pelvic Mesh Injuries Were Acquired Post-Petition, and Not Property of the Estate, Since Debtor did Not Discover Product Defect Until After Filing Bankruptcy

District Court Takes on the Intersection of Bankruptcy and the FDCPA

FAQ: Recent Developments in US Law Affecting Pension and OPEB Claims in Restructurings (2017)

Prepaid Card Protections Likely to Escape Congressional Veto

Guy who fought Wells Fargo is angry about Republican attack on CFPB

Republican Threat to CFPB Rules May Mean Enforcement Boost

Two years after creation, state’s debt-recovery center is moving at ever-faster pace

No U.S. Private Debt Collectors for Americans Overseas: IRS

Debt Collector Abuse Is Raging In The Trump Era

The Conundrum Of Debt, Tax Cuts and The Economy

Can’t Pay Your Student Loans? The Government May Come After Your House

A student loan should not mean a lifetime of debt. Maine lawmakers can help.

Sacramento attorney disbarred for mishandling bankruptcy cases

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Renew Your Membership in May to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month.

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Do you wish you could experience the 2017 Convention all over again, is there a session you wanted to attend, but couldn’t? We understand! There were so many incredible sessions available and you can only be in one place at one time, but don’t fret! There is a way that you can relieve NACBA25!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/10

Student, Auto Loan Borrowing Reaches Highest Level in Five Months

Bankruptcy Filings Decline

Searching For The Meaning Of “Meaningful Involvement”

Lawmakers Push Bill Allowing Student Debt to Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

CFPB Updates Rules on Collecting Ex Parte Rulemaking Input

U.S. Government Officials Play Hardball On Student Loan Defaults

Chapter 20 and Who May Be a Debtor

CFPB: Consumer Prepaid Complaints Drop in Q1

Top 5 complaints against credit card companies

Reps. Katko, Delaney sponsor bill that would let student loan borrowers get bankruptcy discharge

11th Cir. Holds Post-Discharge Monthly Mortgage Statements Not Prohibited

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/9

Treasury Awards Contracts for Collection of Non-Tax Debt; Could Student Loans Be Next?

Government’s “Police Power” Exception to Automatic Stay Does Not Apply to Government’s Enforcement of a Money Judgment Against Debtor

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “Meaningful Attorney Involvement” Case

How the Affordable Care Act Drove Down Personal Bankruptcy

Nobody Answering the Phone; Student Loan Borrowers (and Taxpayers) Impacted Bigtime

What’s Inside the CFPB Enforcement Policies and Procedures Manual 2.0

Puerto Rico’s Fate Will Come Down to Decisions of a Single Judge

Debt Collection, Made Easier And … Gentler?

WHAT DID THE CFPB DO ABOUT WELLS FARGO OPENING UNAUTHORIZED ACCOUNTS?

This is the No. 1 reason Americans file for bankruptcy

Changes In Attitude, Changes In FinServ Regulatory Latitude

Stop Medical Bills from Driving You into Bankruptcy

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 It’s a New Month! Renew Your Membership to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month.

A Glimpse Into the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christine Kieta, gives us the basics in her article“Basics for Non-Bankruptcy Litigation Lawyers,” in NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal where she discusses; getting into bankruptcy court,  insulating your claim from a potential bankruptcy discharge and envisioning the battle lines for success.

Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/8

NACBA Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Discharge Excessive Student Loan Debt

D.C. Enacts Student Loan Servicer Licensing Requirement

FCC’s O’Rielly Says Legitimate Businesses Haven’t Effectively Told Their Story on TCPA

New Bankruptcy Rules to Take Effect December 1, 2017

Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Urges the House to Reject Legislation Stripping Federal Agencies of Authority to Restrict Forced Arbitration

Eleventh Circuit Disappoints on Undue Hardship Issue

More Companies Fight CFPB’s Enforcement Actions

The System To Collect Defaulted Student Loans Is No Longer Functioning

Millennials owe a record amount of debt, and it could become a huge drag on the economy

Rising Automobile Debt Foreshadows Impending Credit Crisis

Mortgage Default Risk is on the Rise

Trying Times for Secondary Market for Consumer Debts

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Bankruptcy News 5/2

Regulatory Accountability Act Puts Wall St. Interests Ahead of Consumers

Escrow, Insurance and Rent Not Additional Collateral in Deed of Trust

Court Dismissed Chapter 13 Case where Debtors Offered No Explanations for Failing to Amend Schedules or Make Payments, and Took “Cavalier” Attitude Toward Bankruptcy

Is It Officially Time To Start Worrying About Consumer Credit?

M.R.S. Associates Inc. accused of harassing consumer with debt collection calls

Operation Collection Protection Secures $2 Million Civil Penalty Against President of Debt Collection Company

US consumer debt is piling up

Illinois’ medical debt spiral injures people, economy

Bill would protect Social Security against student loan debt

Congress Tries To Ban The CFPB From Regulating Payday And Car-title Loans

Free Pass for Taxes Owed to Pennsylvania?

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NACBA25 is Here!

Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, and fun events! There’s still time to Register so come see us!

 It’s a New Month! Renew Your Membership to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month.

Bankruptcy News Briefs 4/28

Statement of National Consumer Law Center’s Lauren Saunders Regarding the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

Order On Liability But Not Damages Is Interlocutory

Federal regulator ratchets up effort to regulate tribal lenders, suing four in California

Senate Banking Chair Sets Bipartisan Goal, Expects Clash on CFPB

UPDATED: CFPB hits SNAAC with another $1.25M penalty

Treasury secretary praises GOP Dodd-Frank rewrite, doesn’t endorse it

As Consumers Take On More Debt, Credit Card Losses Rise

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In Significant FDCPA Case

Arizona Provides Consumers Relief From Surprise Medical Bills

Foreclosure hell: Sacramento judge says Bank of America stalked and bullied family into losing home

A Glimpse Into the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal

Robert Hoglund, President and Founder of Hoglund Advertising & Analytics

Digital advertising can be lucrative and effective for attorneys if done correctly and that’s what Robert Hoglund’s article, “Digital Advertising for Lawyers, Part I” discusses in the newest edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal. This informative article is one of a series, that will appear in the CBJ. In Part 1, Robert looks at warning signs to look for when approached by a digital ad agencies and what to look for as well.

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NACBA25 is Couple Weeks Away! There’s Still Time to Register!

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 It’s a New Month! Renew Your Membership to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in April and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month