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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/25

FCC’s Consumer Advisory Committee Adopts “Unwanted Robocalls” Recommendation

FTC and State of Florida Put Kibosh on Huge Debt Relief Scam

Court order shuts down 11 debt settlement companies

Trump Proposes to Eliminate CFPB Budget, Give Congress Choice to Fund

Court to Consider Constitutionality of CFPB in PHH v CFPB

TIGTA keeping an eye on IRS private debt collectors

Getting Rid Of Stale Debt

Suit alleges Georgia-based debt collector attempted to collect payment fees

Customer accuses debt collector of state violations

Another court case puts the CFPB in danger

Judges Mull Future of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

7 Things To Know About Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling

PUERTO RICO IS BANKRUPT: IS THE WORST YET TO COME?

Banks Aren’t Worried That More Credit-Card Loans Are Souring

Nonprofit Guidewell Financial Solutions says, “Two major credit scoring changes may affect consumers in 2017”

Trump’s budget seeks to eliminate one major benefit of federal student loans that costs billions

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/24

Midweek News…

U.S. Department of Education Unveils Streamlined Student Loan Servicing Plan

Marrama Does Not Prevent Court from Converting Case to Chapter 13 Before Considering Merits of Bank’s Allegations of Bad Faith

Debtor/Plaintiffs Overcome Hurdle to Class Certification

A New Debt Milestone in Q1 2017 (But Not Really)

‘Gordon v. CFPB’ Provides The Supreme Court A Good Vehicle To Rein In Executive Branch Authority

Trump Reverse Robin Hood Budget Would Kill Bipartisan Programs that Protect Vulnerable Seniors, Veterans, Working Families

This court case could have a huge impact on the future of a key consumer watchdog

CFPB Budget Targeted in Trump Budget Proposal

Betsy DeVos announces huge overhaul of federal student loan system

Third Circuit Widens the Circuit Split on Late-Filed Tax Returns

Learn How Your Firm Can Break The 7 Figure Barrier in June’s Upcoming Webinar!

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

There are 3 stages every law firm goes through to break the 7-figure barrier. At each stage there are different challenges that must be faced and overcome to grow to the next level. Since 1999, The Rainmaker Institute has trained over 18,000 attorneys and helped hundreds of their clients break 7-figures. If you’ve struggled to scale to a million dollars or more in your law firm you need to attend and discover:

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  • Specific steps you must take to build a lifestyle law firm that provides the income you want to enjoy the life you want

Don’t miss this informative webinar! Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

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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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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/22

New Week… New Headlines

Ocwen and Bank of New York Mellon Sanctioned $44,000 for Violating Discharge Injunction by Sending Statements Demanding Post-Discharge Payments

Mounting Consumer Debt Means that Bankruptcy is More Important Than Ever Before

ED Proposes Single Source Model for Massive Student Loan Servicing Contract

Rep. Barr reintroduces act to make CFPB spending accountable to Congress

Consumers Lose With A Weak Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

AG alleges lawyer used deceptive practices in debt collection

Can Student Loans Be Discharged In Bankruptcy?

Easing debt crisis for older Americans

More Baby Boomers Are Drowning In Student Loan Debt–And No One Knows How Bad It Will Get

Divorce Court Can’t Decide What Obligations Survive Bankruptcy

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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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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/18

CFPB Director Richard Cordray Meets with House Democrats at Caucus Meeting

No Documented Procedures, No Bona Fide Error Defense

CFPB Issues 5th Annual Servicemember Report: Charting Our Course Through the Military Lifecycle

Man says Progressive Financial misrepresented creditor during debt collection

U.S. Supreme Court: National Collections Agency Not Wrong for Pursuing an Expired Debt

The Consumer Debt Blind Spot

400,000 were promised student loan forgiveness. Now they are panicking

Out of Time, Not Out of Luck: Supreme Court holds POCs for Time-Barred Debt are OK under FDCPA

Opinion analysis: Justices approve filing stale claims in consumer bankruptcies

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
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In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

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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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/17

Dig Into Today’s Headlines

Consumer Spending Rebounds in March; But First-Quarter Pace Slows Overall

CFPB Makes Somewhat Unsurprising Finding in the Ridiculously Complicated World of Student Loan Repayment

TransUnion Finds Struggling Consumers Pay Off Unsecured Personal Loans First

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects FDCPA Liability in Bankruptcy Proceeding

Bank Sanctioned Under FRBP 3002.1 for Seeking to Recover Fees and Expenses Outside the 180-Day Period

Report Documents How Older Americans are Increasingly Pushed into Poverty Due to Seizure of Social Security Benefits to Pay Defaulted Student Loans

The CHOICE Act is just Dodd-Frank 2.0. We can do better.

Household Debt Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

Delinquencies Drop in First Quarter

This is why the most vulnerable student loan borrowers struggle to get back on track

A “Pro-Creditor” Supreme Court Decision That Does No Favor for Banks

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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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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/16

Get a Glimpse Into Today’s Headlines…

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

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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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