Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/11

Let’s finish this week with the follow Bankruptcy News Briefs…

Student Loan Debt Hits Record High And That’s Good

Federal student loans are about to get more expensive. What you need to know

Mulvaney to Prioritize Business Costs in CFPB Reorganization

CFPB’s union ready to battle Mulvaney as job cuts loom

Law Firm Cites Mulvaney In 9th Circ. Challenge To CFPB

CFPB guidance rejected by House, awaits presidential signature

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is downgrading the office that protects student borrowers

Opponents Seek To Kill Consumer Protection Agency By A Thousand Cuts

Americans On Pace to Amass a Collective $4 Trillion in Consumer Debt by the End of 2018

Student loan debt passes $1.5 trillion

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/10

Swing into Thursday with the following headlines…

Trump’s CFPB is shutting the office that focuses on student loan abuses

Does the CFPB Still Care About Students?

Mulvaney Downgrades Student Loan Unit in Consumer Bureau Reshuffle

Rep. Hensarling Says Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Was ‘Making Up the Law’

Watchdog group: Dozens of cities need municipal bankruptcy because of unfunded state mandates

What the Shutdown of the CFPB’s Student Loan Watchdog Means for Borrowers

Trump’s CFPB is shutting the office that focuses on student loan abuses

Ex-CFPB Chief Cordray wins Democratic primary for Ohio governor

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Date: May 24, 2018
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Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

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Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/9

Wednesday’s headlines include…

College loan debt has risks for students and taxpayers alike

Student debt just hit $1.5 trillion

House votes to kill CFPB auto-lending guidelines

Republicans Find a New Way to Target Obama’s Rulemaking Legacy

Department of Education Cancels Two Debt Collection Contracts

Mick Mulvaney does not want you to see complaints against banks that bankrolled his campaigns, report says

U.S. House overturns rule meant to curb car loan bias

UPCOMING LIVE NACBA WEBINARS

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs.
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

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Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

Register HERE

Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

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NACBA’s Summit at Sea – Members Only
November 29 – December 3, 2018

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/8

Just a few Bankruptcy News Briefs to start this Tuesday…

Stop CFPB from eliminating consumer discounts on auto financing in the showroom

Meet Mulvaney’s ‘politicos’: Six senior staff remaking the CFPB

Auto lending scrutiny: Will states pick up where CFPB left off?

Overnight Finance: Trump looks to rescind $15B in spending | SEC Republican commish to retire, risking deadlock | House to vote Tuesday on repealing car loan guidelines

US consumer borrowing up $11.6 billion in March

The Daily Shot: Consumers Cut Back on Credit Card Debt as Rising Rates Bite

More Older Americans are Taking on Student Loan Debt than Ever Before

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UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs.
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

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Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

Register HERE

Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

Register HERE

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/7

We start this Monday with the following headlines…

PHH’s challenge to CFPB constitutionality officially dead

Net Neutrality Fight Returns to the Hill

Tips for Repaying Student Loans Ahead of Schedule

Bill Protects Against Student Loan Debt

Student loan company tells 16,500 borrowers of data breach

Americans Should Be More Financially Literate. But What Does That Mean?

Check back for the latest feature of NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

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UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs.
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

Register HERE

Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

Register HERE

Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

Register HERE

 

Save the Dates: NACBA’s 27th Annual Convention, Downtown Cleveland!

NACBA is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Convention dates taking place in Cleveland, OH! Mark your calendars and save the dates for May 16-19, 2019. We are looking forward to seeing you at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel. Be sure to check out NACBA.org for more information. #NACBATheLand

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/2

This Wednesday’s Bankruptcy Briefs read…

Employers Likely to Ramp Up Student Loan Repayment Benefits

Will Student Debt Repayment Support Become Table Stakes?

Mick Mulvaney is not fit to lead the CFPB

Cleaning Up After Richard Cordray

As Richard Cordray campaigns for Ohio governor, the federal agency he headed is in trial in Cleveland

Democratic state AGs comment on CFPB CID process

Letters: Pay day loan practices immoral

Menendez, Warren, Schatz Reveal CFPB Received More than 20,000 Consumer Complaints following Equifax Breach

Leaving the ultimate misnomer behind

Update from Washington: The IRS’s next burden

FDCPA Cases Continue To Define What Congress Did Not

NACBA urges you to say “Pro Se, No Way!”

NACBA has launched its latest campaign, “Pro Se, No Way!”, to encourage debtors to seek the advice of a qualified attorney when filing bankruptcy. Visit www.nacba.org to learn more.

Register for NACBA’s Webinars!

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs.
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

Register HERE

Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

Register HERE

Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

Register HERE

NACBA’s Summit At Sea is taking place November 29, 2018-December 3, 2018. Learn more and register today!