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Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/27

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CFPB Will Likely Issue Rule Targeting Arbitration Before Trump Takes Over, Attorney Says

Here’s Why Consumer Spending Dropped in November

Bankruptcy Becomes an Option for Some Borrowers Burdened by Student Loans

Consumer Credit Card Debt Inches Toward $1 Trillion

Feds refuse to stop taxing the canceled student debt of severely disabled people

Plan Proponents Beware of “Death Trap” Traps in Chapter 11 Plans and Disclosure Statements

The next victims of the student debt crisis: Mom and dad

Unpaid Student Debt Sending Seniors Below Poverty Line

As Obama Steps Aside, Banks See New Opportunity in Student-Lending Business

Upcoming NACBA Events

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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, hotel reservations, registration and more!

Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 3rd, 2017 for savings! You can also receive $100.00 discount on registration when you support the #NCBRC. Offer Ends 12/31.

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

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 NACBA Membership

We want you to have access and the member rate to all of NACBA’s exciting upcoming events in 2017, especially our 25 year celebration at the Annual Convention. Take a moment today to Renew your membership or if your not a member of NACBA there is no better time to Join!

 

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/13

Headlines Leading Into the Week…

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Consumers’ Outlook on Credit Availability Improves in November

A Former CFPB Insider’s Guide: Things to Consider before Responding to Your CFPB Complaints

Court Holds That Interest Reference in Dunning Letter is Not FDCPA Violation

Existence of Unpaid Tax Claim in Bankruptcy Opens the Door to Expanded Statute of Limitations on Fraudulent Conveyances

Five Ways CFPB Regulations Harm the Middle Class

BLOOMBERG LAW INSIGHTS: CFPB and Payment Processor Enforcement Actions

FICO Research: Average US Student Loan Debt Doubled in 10 Years

A Chart To Change How We Think About Student Loan Debt

Losses on Private Student Loans Hit Lowest Level Since 2008

Little Rock-area consumer debt tops in Fed region

Credit Card Debt Could Cause Next Financial Meltdown

Consumers Spending More, Risking More Debt This Holiday

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Registration is Open for NACBA25!

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, hotel reservations, registration and more!

Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 3rd, 2017 for savings!

Jump start by registering for tomorrow’s Webinar!

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Growing Your Bankruptcy Practice in 2017 and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Richard James, CEO, Office of Richard James
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

If you want to build a law firm that supports your lifestyle, instead of undermining it, then join Richard James on Wednesday, December 14th at 3 PM ET. If you want 2017 to be the year that you finally build the law firm of your dreams, then you have to be on this webinar training. Learn the key strategies that hundreds of Richard James’ clients are using to grow like never before. This is real world, in the trenches advice you can put to practice right away.

2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop

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There’s still time to Register for the second session of the 2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop on Friday, December 16th from 12:00 PM-3:00 PM. If you register you can request access to the session one recording from Friday, December 9th.

COST: $99 NACBA Members, $199 Non Members

INCLUDES:
All Materials, Certificate of Attendance, Seminar Recordings, Live Q&A

REGISTER HERE

Renew Your NACBA Membership

We want you to have access and the member rate to all of NACBA’s exciting upcoming events in 2017, especially our 25 year celebration at the Annual Convention. Take a moment today to Renew your membership or if your not a member of NACBA there is no better time to Join!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 11 /10

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From Healthcare To Financial Protection: How Will The Trump White House Affect Consumers?

Court Ruling Is an Unexpected Win for the CFPB

Foreclosures See an Increase After Months of Decline

Credit Blemishes May be Constricting Economic Growth

Americans are swimming in debt

Consumer Credit Increases By $19.3 Billion

What will the student loan system look like under President Trump?

Upcoming NACBA Events

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6 Key Numbers Every Bankruptcy Attorney Must Know

Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Stephen Fairley, CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

There are 6 critical numbers every bankruptcy lawyer running and growing a business needs to understand and review every month. Unfortunately, many attorneys don’t have the systems in place to obtain these numbers nor do they know which numbers are the most critical to their success. If you don’t know your numbers you cannot build a financially successful law firm! This webinar will provide you with the tools you need to accurately gauge the financial stability and health of your business.

In this information-packed webinar you will discover:

  • The 6 key metrics you need to track.
  • How to determine your cash flow so you can plan for future growth.
  • 5 areas you need to upgrade to take your law firm to the next level.

Save the Date for NACBA’s Silver Anniversary Annual Convention

Celebrate 25 Years of NACBA!

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention
Thursday, May 4’th – Sunday, May 7’th, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities at #NACBA25? Check out the Prospectus and join us in 2017!

JOIN NACBA TODAY

Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/27

What’s Making the News…

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Plan May Provide for Balloon Payment

FCC, task force working on ways to end robocalls

Familiar Territory: Foreclosures Return to Pre-Crisis Levels

CFPB Revises Compliance Bulletin on Service Providers

Banks are issuing credit cards like it’s 2007

U.S. FCC chairman wants more industry action on robocalls

Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Highlight

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This is a perfect day to kick back and read the fall edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal. Catch up on relevant and timely articles like, “Clawback Periods May Extend Six to Ten Years,” by Robert C. Meyers in today’s #CBJ Highlight!

Upcoming NACBA Events

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6 Key Numbers Every Bankruptcy Attorney Must Know

Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Stephen Fairley, CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

Save the Date for NACBA’s Silver Anniversary Annual Convention

Celebrate 25 Years of NACBA!

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention
Thursday, May 4’th – Sunday, May 7’th, 2017
Orlando, Florida

JOIN NACBA TODAY

Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/4

Check Out The News…

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Credit Card Delinquencies Decline in 2016

Will Supreme Court Provide Definitive Answer on Whether Filing Proof of Claim on Out-of-Statute Debt is an FDCPA Violation?

IRS’s Planned Use of Private Debt Collectors Causing Concern

 Detroit defeats pensioners’ appeal over bankruptcy cuts

The fight over new payday lending rules gets nasty

Court Filings Subject To FDCPA, Says Seventh Circuit

Upcoming NACBA Events

Save the Date for NACBA’s Silver Anniversary Annual Convention

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention
Thursday, May 4’th – Sunday, May 7’th, 2017
Orlando, Florida

JOIN NACBA TODAY

Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/16

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…

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Court Rejects McCoy and Sticks with Beard

New York Proposes Extensive Data Security Regs for Financial Services Companies, Begins 45-Day Comment Period

Top Takeaways from CFPB, FTC on How Debt Collectors Can Respond to Investigations

Study: Growing Healthcare Coverage Causes Decline in ‘Substantial’ Costs for Consumers

Massachusetts Appeals Court Addresses Statute of Limitations for Enforcement of Guaranty

Details of 2017 Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Announced

Wells Fargo Case Unlikely to Prompt Republican Embrace of CFPB

Debt collection companies sued for $10 million over robocalls

Uh-Oh, We’re Racking Up Credit Card Debt Like It’s 2007 Again

The Complicated Truth About Millennials And Credit Cards

REGISTER FOR UPCOMING WEBINARS

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Avoiding Judicial Estoppel, Standing and Claim Preclusion Problems
with Non-Bankruptcy Causes of Action
DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: $25 NACBA Member, $75 Non-Member
PRESENTERS:
Judge Paul W. Bonapfel, Northern District of Georgia
J. Erik Heath, Esq., Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney, San Francisco, CA
John Rao, Esq., National Consumer Law Center, Inc.
REGISTER: HERE

Events

NACBA’s  Fall Workshop

EARLY BIRD RATE IS EXTENDED! REGISTER TODAY FOR SAVINGS!

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Pack your bags and set sail for the 2016 NACBA Fall Workshop on October 6th-9th for stellar sessions, excellent presenters, CLE, networking and a little relaxation!  Get all the details and register today!

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE NEXT ANNUAL CONVENTION

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention – Silver Anniversary
Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7, 2017
Orlando, Florida

JOIN NACBA TODAY

Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/24

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Tuesday’s News…

CFPB’s Motivation In Banning Class Actions Called Into Question

Debt Servicer Faces Class-Action Lawsuit

CFPB releases Spring 2016 rulemaking agenda

Take Notice of This Change: Supreme Court Adopts Recommended Amendments to Bankruptcy Notice of Payment Change Rule

U.S. Debt Binge Not Producing Growth Because It’s Mostly For Consumer Spending

Balance Due: Credit-Card Debt Nears $1 Trillion as Banks Push Plastic

Despite Increasing Debt, The Economy Continues To Grow Slowly

THE #NACBASF EXPERIENCE DOESN’T HAVE TO END YET!

Upgrade to the WORKS

Did you miss NACBA’s 24th Annual Convention in San Francisco? Or do you just want to relive the experience or catch a session you missed? No worries, be sure to visit Playback NACBA for access to a wide array of convention sessions. From Advanced Tax to Student Loans to Chapter 7 Asset Cases to Debt Collection Violations to Chapter 13 Post Petition Issues (just to name a few), we have you covered. Bring ‪#‎NACBASF‬ to comfort of your work or home office.

GET READY TO SET SAIL FOR NACBA’S SUMMIT AT SEA, OCTOBER 7th-10th 

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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!Registration is now OPEN! 

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

Take advantage of the many exciting educational events on the horizon along with the invaluable resources NACBA provides you won’t want to miss out on these member only benefits Renew Today! 

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