Bankruptcy News

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 2/05

Take a look at the following…

Local institutions attempt to combat student loan debt

100 Private Colleges That Have Reduced Student Borrowing the Most

CFPB, Education Dept. Agree on Regulating Loans

What Is the QM Patch, and What Does It Mean for Mortgages?

Over two-thirds back 36 percent cap on loan interest rates: poll

How to recession-proof your retirement

Three Recent Developments in Third Circuit Bankruptcy Law

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Introduction to the Small Business Section of Chapter 11
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Dan Press, Esq., Brett Weiss, Esq., (Authors of
Chapter 11 for Individual Debtors: A Collier Monograph) & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The panel will outline the amendments adding this important subchapter to chapter 11, anticipated issues, and advantages of using this for your small business clients.

Why You Should Attend: You need to stay informed and current on all options for your business clients who aren’t eligible for a chapter 13 or a regular chapter 11 bankruptcy. Join our panel to learn how to help these clients.

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 2/04

New February headlines read…

Student Loan Debt Statistics In 2020: A Record $1.6 Trillion

The Dangers Of Using A 529 Plan For Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Relief for Disabled Vets

U.S. Department of Education, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers

CFPB Issues Policy Statement Regarding Abusiveness

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Introduction to the Small Business Section of Chapter 11
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Dan Press, Esq., Brett Weiss, Esq., (Authors of Chapter 11 for Individual Debtors: A Collier Monograph) & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The panel will outline the amendments adding this important subchapter to chapter 11, anticipated issues, and advantages of using this for your small business clients.

Why You Should Attend: You need to stay informed and current on all options for your business clients who aren’t eligible for a chapter 13 or a regular chapter 11 bankruptcy. Join our panel to learn how to help these clients.

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

Register for #NACBALA!

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 1/31

The final January 2020 news briefs are…

Idaho billionaire targets medical debt collectors

House of Representatives Passes New Credit Reporting Legislation

This Couple Owes $900,000 In Student Loans – Now, This Happened

Student Loan Debt and Mortgage Lending

In sickness and in health, but not in debt: Young Americans avoid ‘I do’ until student loans are paid off

Millions of Seniors Risk Taking Their Student Debt to the Grave

Student Debt Loan Moans Keeping Millennials Up At Night? You Might Be Surprised

Senators To CFPB: Why Are You Still Failing To Protect Student Loan Borrowers?

Student borrower advocacy group urges CFPB to supervise National Student Clearinghouse as CRA “larger participant”

MoviePass Owner Files For Bankruptcy While Disclosing State And Federal Investigations

U.S. farm bankruptcies hit an eight-year high: court data

Puerto Rico pension assets protected from bondholders, court rules

Consumer bureau sues Citizens Bank over alleged failure to resolve credit card errors

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 1/30

Today’s headlines read…

Governor Evers creates student loan debt task force

MoviePass Parent Files for Bankruptcy

With $47 Billion in Settlements, PG&E Pushes Toward Bankruptcy Exit

Democrats press IRS on protecting taxpayers from debt collectors

House Financial Services Committee to Hold Two Industry-Relevant Hearings in February

CFPB Releases Policy Statement on Compliance Aids

CFPB Provides Guidance on UDAAP Abusive Standard

Senators Seek IG Investigation of CFPB Consumer Restitution

Seniors deal with the harsh reality of debt

CHECK BACK SOON FOR 2020 LIVE WEBINAR SCHEDULE

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 1/29

Take some time to read the following…

Top New York Bankruptcy Judge Pushes Mediation For Student Loans

Sallie Mae reverses course on personal loan origination

Debt Collection Rule Could Leave Non-English Speakers Vulnerable

Student Loan Discharged in Bankruptcy – Just a Blip, or Something Bigger?

Who owes all that student debt? And who’d benefit if it were forgiven?

Supreme Court Affirms Sixth Circuit: Bankruptcy Stay-Relief Denials Immediately Appealable

New judge sworn in to federal bankruptcy court in Las Vegas

New rules are gutting consumer watchdog group from the inside, legal experts say

More Trustees Fear for the Future

Bar Louie Gets Approval to Pay Wages, Access Bankruptcy Loan

United States: Bankruptcy Trustee Appeals Seventh Circuit’s Ruling On Sufficiency Of UCC Collateral Description To US Supreme Court

CFPB Issues No-Action Letter to National Bank for Funding Arrangements with Housing Counseling Agencies

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 1/28

Tuesday headlines read…

Teachers Sue Betsy DeVos Over Student Loans

Phone scams look to capitalize on massive student loan debt

Is Student Loan Forgiveness Taxable? It Depends.

FICO’s new credit score model won’t ding you for simply having student loans or a big mortgage

Moriarty Bill to Require Dealers to Pay Off Consumer Debt on a Trade Vehicle Within 15 Days Approved by Assembly Panel

Title-Loan Settlement Means $825K for N Carolina Consumers

Oil Bankruptcies Are Piling Up

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Guidance Clarifying Abusiveness Standard

California Governor Moves to Strengthen State Consumer Protection Enforcement in 2020

CHECK BACK SOON FOR 2020 LIVE WEBINAR SCHEDULE

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 1/27

Start your week with the following…

Consumer Financial Regulator Limits Its Powers Against Abuses

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

Safeway owner Albertsons seeks IPO amid woes over underfunded pensions

United States: California Announces Revamp Of Consumer Protection Regime In Place Of Sidelined CFPB

THE #NACBALA SCHEDULE HAS BEEN POSTED!

Check it out and register today!