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CFPB Proposed Rule on Payday & Car Title Lending
Thursday, August 18, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST

Free to NACBA Members

PRESENTERS:
Ms. Ellen Harnick, Senior Policy Counsel & Western States Director, CRL
Ms. Lisa Stifler, Deputy Director of State Policy, CRL

Payday lenders purposefully ensnare people in debt they can’t escape. Payday and car title lenders drain more than $8 billion in fees annually. They collect 75 percent of their fees from people stuck in more than 10 loans a year by charging 300 percent APR. It’s a debt trap. Payday loan borrowers are more likely to fall behind on other bills and to file for bankruptcy.

In June, the CFPB proposed new rules to address the payday car title lending debt trap. Learn from experts at the Center for Responsible Lending about the payday loan debt trap, the proposed regulations, and how you can take action to strengthen the proposed rule.

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New NACBA Webinar Alert! Register Today!

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How To Build a Thriving Bankruptcy Practice In A Down Market
DATE: Thursday, August 11, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: Free to NACBA Members
PRESENTER: Mr. Richard James
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Why are some bankruptcy attorneys thriving in this market while others are struggling? What is the difference?

After working with thousands of attorneys Richard Jones tells us that it comes down to 3 Key Systems and that’s what separates those thriving from those struggling.

On August 11th at 3 pm Eastern, during this 60 minute training you will learn 3 key strategies and hear how your fellow attorneys have put them into practice in their firms. Specifically:

  • What are the 3 key systems present in every growing bankruptcy practice?
  • How to forever solve the number one complaint to bar associations – client
    communication.
  • How to build a firm that supports your lifestyle rather than undermining

Register Today!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 4/29

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Friday’s Headlines…

CFPB Unveils Servicer Requirements, Disclosures for Student Loans

College Students Are Low on Credit — Tech Startups Want to Change That

New ProPublica Article Criticizes Debt Collection Litigation on Medical Accounts; Paints One Firm as Outlier

Debt Collection Litigation in the Cross Hairs: CFPB’s Consent Order Against New Jersey Law Firm Creates More Problems Than Solutions

Consumer Finance Reporters to the Debt Collection Industry: Give us Facts and Data

Consumer Finance Watchdog Plans to Supervise Marketplace Lenders

THE COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR NACBA’S ANNUAL CONVENTION!  

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There are only 19 short days left until #NACBASF! Have you checked out the Schedule and the lineup of Keynotes/Presenters and planned your days? Not to mention you’ll have the opportunity to sit in on our Fireside Chats, attend the Reception, and wander through the Exhibit Hall.  After a fulfilling day you can enjoy the city lights of San Francisco. But to experience #NACBASF you have to Register! So don’t delay REGISTER FOR NACBASF TODAY

NACBA’s Summit At Sea Fall Workshop- Members Only Event

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Pack Your Bags for October 7th-10th, 2016

NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Fall Event!  Mark your calendars, save the dates, and prepare to set sail on NACBA’s maiden voyage at sea!

Register HERE

HAVE YOU READ THE NEWEST EDITION OF NACBA’S CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY JOURNAL ?

Spring 2016 CBJ

The latest edition of the CBJ is full of relevant and timely articles that you won’t want to miss! Kick back and check out these articles that matter to you and your firm!

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

NACBA wants you to take advantage of the many exciting educational events like the Fall Workshop or our Webinars that are on the horizon, but for you to do this your membership has to be current.  Don’t miss out on these member only benefits Renew Today! 

Not a member of NACBA?  Join NACBA Today!

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs 4/20

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Mid Week Headlines…

Appeals Court Rejects Firm’s Attempt to End TCPA Class Action

Card Default Rates Jump; Overall Numbers Remain Flat

Florida Governor Signs Legislation Aimed at Curbing Unexpected Medical Bills

Senators Request GAO Review of Fintech Marketplace Regulations

CFPB Sheds Light on Coming Payday-Loans Rule

Purely “Compensatory” Debts Owed by Attorneys to Clients (Which Are Not Disciplinary or Punitive Fees Imposed by the State Bar) Are Dischargeable In Bankruptcy

Hinshaw Thwarts Consumer’s Attempt to Expand the Definition “Debt Collector” under FDCPA

NACBASF IS LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY! HAVE YOU REGISTERED?

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San Francisco is a breathtaking city and the perfect backdrop to #NACBASF, but that’s not the only reason to attend this year’s convention! Here are 5 Reasons you should register for NACBASF today!

  1. Dynamic Keynote Speakers: You won’t want to miss famed political consultant, Bob Shrum, Nomi PrinsRenowned Author & Commentator from Wall Street to Washingtonand Adam Carroll, 2x Tedx Speaker, author, and Founder of National Financial Educators.
  2. Not one but TWO pre-convention sessions: On Thursday, May 19th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM you have the option to attend either the Evidence & Procedure for the Bankruptcy Litigator or Bankruptcy 101.
  3. Earn CLE: NACBA has created the perfect opportunity to learn, experience San Francisco & network with colleagues while earning CLE Credits. (Depending on state, you may earn up to 15 credits or more including an Ethics credit in most states).
  4. Relevant and Timely Sessions: NACBA’s sessions are timely, relevant and presented by a distinguished panel of expert speakers. #NACBASF delivers professional development designed to educate, advocate and litigate!
  5. Free Access to Video Stream Convention Presentations. Convention registration will once again include three months access to replay many presentations in the comfort of your own home or office.
Sounds great right?  Register today

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

With so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon don’t forget to renew your NACBA Membership! Renew Today! 

Not a member of NACBA? Take advantage of all the benefits NACBA Members receive and Join  NACBA Today!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 2/2

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In the News…

Lawsuit Alleges Loan Company Violated Securities Laws

What’s Behind the Surge in Personal Loans

Debt Collection Complaints Ranked Third by Tennessee Consumers

Who’s Watching You?

House Financial Services Committee Offers a Model on Assessing Disparate Impact via Report

Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights News: Secured Lender Forced, under Bankruptcy Code Section 506(c), to Pay Trustee’s Expenses of Preserving Collateral…for 14 Months

TIME IS WINDING DOWN! REGISTER FOR THE 2016#NACBASF CONVENTION

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Join us at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis on May 19th-22nd for the 24th Annual Convention in San Francisco where you can engage with your peers in a comfortable and informal setting…like a Fireside Chat. What’s that you ask?

Fireside Chats were designed to bring Americans together to listen to President Roosevelt discuss the banking crisis, the recession and his New Deal. NACBA is bringing this tradition to San Francisco. Attendees can gather around in our “living room” with bankruptcy experts and engage in an informal conversation about some of the hottest topics such as:

  • New Bankruptcy Forms
  • Income Driven Repayment Plans
  • Intersection of Consumer Law and Bankruptcy
  • Stump the Chumps

Register by March 25th to Receive the Early Bird Rate!  Visit http://nacbacon.com/  to register and learn more about the sessions, keynote speakers and a few new things NACBA has in store for you!

2 DAYS REMAIN TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEEK’S WEBINAR

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New Proof of Claim and Mortgage Attachment: The Other Form Changes

We all know that all of the bankruptcy filing forms were revised as of December 1, 2015.  But did you know that major changes were also made to the Proof of Claim form (Form 410) and the Mortgage Proof of Claim Attachment form (Form 410A), with the same effective on Dec. 1, 2015? Learn from two bankruptcy and consumer law experts how these form changes can help you in representing clients.  This webinar will help you to understand the new forms and what to look for in figuring out whether the creditor’s claim is accurate and whether the servicer may have misapplied payments or made other servicing errors before the bankruptcy was filed.

SAVE THE DATE! GET READY TO SAIL AWAY WITH NACBA IN 2016!

2016 never looked better especially if you are buried under the snow right now!  Set your sights on sailing the friendly seas! Save the date and get ready to register for NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit at Sea, October 7th-10th, 2016.

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

With so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon in 2016 begin this year by renewing your NACBA Membership! Renew Today! 

Not a member of NACBA? Want to take advantage of all the benefits NACBA Members receive?Make a resolution and Join  NACBA Today!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 11/2

nacbapictureKicking Off This Week’s Headlines…

Student Financial Aid Firm Sued for Taking Advantage of Applicants

Plan to Ease State’s Foreclosure Crisis Has Mixed Results

Study: Financial Setbacks are Common and Have Lasting Effects on Households’ Finances

Settlement Offer Found Not To Be FDCPA Violation in Florida

Davis seeks to ease college loan debt

Generous GI Bill Isn’t Keeping Veterans Out of Student Loan Debt

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NOVEMBER WEBINARS

Start Your Week Off By Giving Yourself a Gift! Registering for NACBA’s Upcoming Webinars!

REGISTER TODAY!

Modernized” Bankruptcy Forms Webinar
Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:00 PM ET/ 2:00 PM CT/1:00 PM MT/12:00 PM PT
Presented by: Norma Hammes, Esq., Carey Ebert, Esq., (United States Chapter 7 & 13 Trustee) &Walter Oney, Esq.

Description: Full overview on what Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. Register Today!

DECEMBER WEBINARS

Beyond Confidentiality: Bankruptcy Attorneys and Security Best Practices,
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
3:00 PM Eastern /2:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Mountain / 12:00 PM Pacific,
Presented by: Catherine Sanders Reach, Director, Law Practice Management & Technology, Chicago Bar Association
Registration is Open!

Encumbered Property
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
3 PM Eastern / 2PM Central / 1PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
Presented by: Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff & Tara Twomey, Esq.
Registration is Open!

THE 24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION IS AROUND THE CORNER!

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Save the date we’re heading to the golden coast! Join us in San Francisco, CA on May 19-22, 2016 at the Downtown Marriott Marquis for another dynamic NACBA Convention packed with sessions, speakers and networking opportunities you won’t want to miss!

NACBA’s 2016 FALL WORKSHOP

Need a Vacation? Need some CLE? Members Can Have it All Aboard NACBA’s Summit at Sea!

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NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Fall Event!  Mark your calendars for October 7-10, 2016 and prepare to set sail on NACBA’s maiden voyage at sea!TheSummit at Sea will offer education on a variety of topics that you won’t want to miss.  Schedule and speakers will be announced soon.

BENEFIT SPOTLIGHT

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  • Captivating designs
  • Professional content written exclusively for NACBA Members
  • Integrated site tools such as click to call technology, e-newsletter management and an online consultation request tool
  • Unparalleled white glove support to help you every step of the way

Visit www.amicuscreative.com/nacba

NACBA Membership

Don’t let the month end without making sure your NACBA Membership is current, Renew Today!   Not a member of NACBA consider Joining and take advantage of the educational opportunities, networking and benefits NACBA offers!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/7

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Today’s Headlines…

Collection Agencies Settle North Carolina Investigation

Lower Interest Rates, Higher Filing Costs Influence Bankruptcies

Debt Relief Operation Agrees to $7.9M Judgment

Study Shows Role Debt Collectors Play in Alerting Consumers to Identity Theft

Convenience Fees at Heart of Debt Collection Settlement

Harsh McCoy Rule Rejected in Late Tax Return Cases

Collection Agencies Play Role in ID Theft Alerts: Report

NACBA’s 2016 FALL WORKSHOP

Need a Vacation? Need some CLE? Members Can Have it All Aboard NACBA’s Summit at Sea!

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NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Fall Event!  Mark your calendars for October 7-10, 2016 and prepare to set sail on NACBA’s maiden voyage at sea!The Summit at Sea will offer education on a variety of topics that you will not want to miss.  Schedule and speakers will be announced soon.

Don’t Miss These Upcoming NACBA Events

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TODAY’S WEBINAR! REGISTER TODAY!

Family Law and Bankruptcy Webinar
Speaker: Ian M. Falcone with The Falcone Law Firm
Wednesday, October 7th 2015,
3:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm PST
$25 NACBA Members
$75 Non-Members
Register Here

October Schedule

Student Loans in Bankruptcy Virtual Fall Workshop
October 22-23rd 2015
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members
Visit the Workshop Agenda for a complete list of speakers.
Register Here

November Schedule

Modernized” Bankruptcy Forms Webinar
Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:00 PM ET/ 2:00 PM CT/1:00 PM MT/12:00 PM PT
Presented by: John Rao, Esq., NACBA Board of Directors and attorney with the National Consumer Law Center
Description: Full overview on what Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015.

More information coming soon…

24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION

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Save the date! Join us in San Francisco, CA on May 19-22, 2016 at the Downtown Marriott Marquis for another dynamic NACBA Convention.

Your NACBA Membership Is An Investment In You

Are you utilizing all the benefits that NACBA offers? Take a moment to review what your NACBA Membership offers you, visit Membership Benefits for the comprehensive list of perks you get as a member.

Stay On Top of Your NACBA Status?

Your NACBA Membership is an investment in you! Renew your membership today!

Join  NACBA to take advantage of education opportunities , the ability to network  with your peers and comprehensive benefits!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/1

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Today’s Headlines…

Collection Agency Target of Seizure Complaint for Alleged Fraud

Feds Near Creation of Student Loan Servicing Regime

CFPB Reports Widespread Student Loan Servicing Problems

Study: Over-Regulation of Debt Collectors by CFPB Could Harm Consumers and Credit Economy

7th Cir. Confirms FDCPA Is Not Enforcement Mechanism for Matters Governed by Other Federal or State Laws

Congress Grills CFPB Director over New Rules, Bureau Methods

Senator Elizabeth Warren to Join Call to Alter Sales of Distressed Loans

Ayotte introduces legislation to refinance federal student loans

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Don’t miss out on these dynamic events in October!

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Family Law and Bankruptcy Webinar
Speaker: Ian M. Falcone with The Falcone Law Firm
Wednesday, October 7th 2015,
3:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm PST
$25 NACBA Members
$75 Non-Members
Register Here

Student Loans in Bankruptcy Virtual Fall Workshop
October 22-23rd 2015
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members
Visit the Workshop Agenda for a complete list of speakers.
REGISTER HERE

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE 24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION 

 

Save the date! Join us in San Francisco, CA May 19-22, 2016 at the Downtown Marriott Marquis for another dynamic NACBA Convention.

The Perks of Being a NACBA Member

Looking to make a change in your career? Or maybe you’re thinking about adding staff to your firm, whatever the case visit NACBA’s Career Center. You can view jobs, post a resume, set up an email job alert, post a job, and view resumes of potential employees.

What’s Your NACBA Status?

Your NACBA Membership is an investment in you! Renew your membership today!

Join  NACBA to take advantage of education opportunities , the ability to network  with your peers and comprehensive benefits!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/24

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Check Out What Headlines are Making News…

Concerns Grow Over Student Loan Repayment Scams

Mortgage Complaints Highlighted in CFPB Report

Consumer Spending Growth Remains Steady

Plan May Vest Surrendered Property in Creditor

Certain Debt Repair Companies Use and Abuse Debt Validation, Collectors Charge

Property Surrender: Surrender Means Surrender – Really

Life After Death for Chapter 7 Corporate Debtors? What Remains After a Corporate Liquidation

Alabama Bankruptcy Court Holds That Filing Proof of Claim for Time-Barred Debt Cannot Give Rise to FDCPA Claim or Sanctions

Debt Relief for Students Snarls Market for Their Loans

 Don’t Miss These Upcoming  NACBA Events! Register Today!

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FAMILY LAW AND BANKRUPTCY
(LIVE) Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 3:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm PST
$25 NACBA Members
$75 Non-Members
REGISTER HERE

More and more often, bankruptcy cases seem to involve issues of family law.  Join Ian M. Falcone a Senior Attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience with The Falcone Law Firm, P.C. as he addresses:

  • The forms typically used in a divorce case.
  • Basic topics addressed in a divorce case and the impact on a bankruptcy filing.
  • The automatic stay and its exceptions as they apply to family law matters.
  • Dischargeability of common debts in a family law case.
  • The importance of choosing the right bankruptcy chapter.
  • How to determine whether a debt is for support or property division, and preference concerns after a divorce.

Read Ian’s blog at http://falconefirm.blogspot.com

Register for the “Student Loans In Bankruptcy,” Fall Virtual  Workshop

“Welcome & Brief Washington Update” provided by United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Student Loans may be one of the most relevant and hottest topics facing consumer bankruptcy lawyers. From evaluating non-bankruptcy options, to litigating undue hardship, to dealing with private student loans, to making use of Chapter 13 relief, and identifying ways to be compensated for your services, this two-day intense virtual workshop will cover it all.

Life is busy so NACBA meets you where your are…wherever that may be because our virtual workshop affords you the convenience to watch in your home, the office or on the go. This is awesome because you won’t want to miss the  Welcome & Brief Washington Update” provided by United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with a host of other prominent speakers.

Register Today!

Here are the details:

Date: October 22-23rd 2015

Time:
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
11:00 AM Central to 2:00 PM Central
10:00 AM Mountain to 1:00 PM Mountain
9:00 AM Pacific to 12:00 PM Pacific

Cost:
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members

This is a workshop for the records just read the Agenda

The Perks of Being A NACBA Member

When you become a NACBA member you make a personal investment in your professional development. Coupled with that investment you receive a robust benefit package. NACBA is excited to offer new benefits that only add additional value to your membership. Make sure you know your benefits as a NACBA Member visit Membership Benefits today.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/18

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What’s Happening in the World of Bankruptcy News?

 Low-Income Students at Wealthiest Schools Have High Debt Burden

What Was Missing From The GOP Debate? Student Loan Debt

Student Loans Don’t Restrain Young Home Buyers

Debt-relief scheme lands World Law Group in federal hot water

CFPB Overestimates Potential Discrimination, Documents Show

Wis. Rep to Financial Services: Tell Me about CFPB Overreach

New Federal Mortgage Lending Policy Includes Changes for Student Loan Borrowers

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We’re Counting Down the Days Until the  24th Annual NACBA Convention!

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NACBA is gearing up for the 24th Annual Convention being held in the beautiful city of San Francisco on May 19-22nd in 2016! Mark your calendar and save the date you won’t want to miss this awesome event!

The Perks of Being a NACBA Member

  • Summer is over, but you can still catch up on the Summer Edition of the National Consumer Bankruptcy Journal
  • Want a recap of the 23rd  Annual Convention? Sign up for one of the Playback NACBA packages from the 2015 NACBA Convention in Chicago for access to session recordings.
  • Do you want your firm’s website to stand out? Amicus Creative Media offers bankruptcy attorneys a comprehensive website solution that increases visibility, generates new business and supercharges referrals. As the Preferred Website Developer for NACBA, all members can receive a semi-custom website package for only $1199 (usually $2250).
  •  Through National Purchasing Partners (NPP)  NACBA Members receive discounted rates on essential products and services from prominent industry companies, including Verizon, Staples, Fastenal, John Deere, Sprint, Wesco and Expedia.

What’s Your NACBA Status?

Your NACBA Membership is an investment in you! Renew your membership today!

Join  NACBA to take advantage of education opportunities , the ability to network  with your peers and comprehensive benefits!

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