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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/24

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Headlines Kicking Off the Weekend…

Survey: Credit Card Use Strong Among Millennials

Debt Collection Rule Making Moves to SBREFA Phase

Judge Slashes Consumer Attorney’s Fee Request After Accepted Offer of Judgment

Merrill Lynch to Pay $415 Million for Misusing Customer Cash and Putting Customer Securities at Risk

CFPB: Servicers are Using Failed Technology

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/9

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Kick Off Your Week With These Headlines…

FCC Releases TCPA Proposed Rule on Government Debt Collection Calls

Survey Finds Some Millennials Lack Credit to Buy a Home

CFPB Moves Forward With Proposed Rule on Arbitration, Lays Groundwork to Eliminate Arbitration Agreements

Another Court Finds a 1099(c) Disclosure May Be False, Deceptive or Misleading

CFPB Moves Ahead to Block Arbitration Clauses, Discounting SBREFA Comments

District Court Rules Pending False Claims Act Case Should Not Be Stayed Due to Bankruptcy Proceedings

CFPB Aims To Overrule Supreme Court And Federal Law On Arbitration

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May 19th-22nd, 2016
NACBA’s 24th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/2

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Making Headlines…

Appeals Court Rules Bank Did Not Violate Collection Law

CFPB Director Responds to Reports about Consumer Complaint Database

TransUnion and Ontario Systems Integrate New Collection Scoring Model to Improve Recovery

CFPB Reports Uptick in Navy FCU Complaints

Bankruptcy filings fall 4.8 percent in Buffalo-Rochester

U.S. Consumer Debt Expands in Third Quarter

Are There Limits to Practices the FTC or CFPB Can Find to Be Unfair?

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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! Free for Members! $49 for Non Members

Encumbered Property
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
3 PM Eastern / 2 PM Central / 1 PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
Presented by: Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff & Tara Twomey, Esq.
Registration is Open! $25.00 for Members $75.00 for Non Members

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Good News! You have the chance to be an Exhibitor and/or Sponsor at 2 NACBA Events!

Registration is Now Open  for Exhibitors and Sponsors for the 24th Annual NACBA Convention in San Francisco, CA May 19-22nd 2016 and/or at NACBA”s Fall Workshop, Summit at Sea, October 7th-10th 2016! Both events are perfect opportunities to network and showcase your company! Visit the  Prospectus to reserve your booth or become a sponsor today!

SAVE THE DATE!

2016 never looked better! Mark your calendars for 2 NACBA Events you won’t want to miss! Both events will be in beautiful locations, provide informative education sessions, and is an ideal opportunity to network with your colleagues while you earn CLE! Get ready to attend:

  • The 24th Annual NACBA Convention in gorgeous San Francisco, May 19th-22nd, 2016
  • Sail the friendly seas when you register for NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit at Sea, October 7th-10th, 2016

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 11/20

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Friday’s News…

Western Union Settles $8.5M TCPA Lawsuit

Experian Study Reviews U.S. Credit Report Card

CFPB Takes Action Against Online Lender for Deceiving Borrowers

Undisclosed Debt Discharged In No-Asset Chapter 7

Illinois Bill Provides Welcome Fix to Illinois Collection Agency Act

UPDATE 1-Madoff victims to recoup $1.42 billion in two payouts

Telemarketing Rule Amended to Ban Payment Methods Used by Scammers

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Give Yourself A Gift and Register for These Upcoming Webinars in December!

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 / 2 PM Central / 1 PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
Presented by: Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff & Tara Twomey, Esq.
Registration is Open!

ATTENTION #NACBASF EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS! RESERVE YOUR BOOTH TODAY!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be an exhibitor or sponsor at the 24th NACBA Convention in San Francisco, CA May 19-22nd 2016 and/or at NACBA”s Fall Workshop, Summit at Sea, October 7-10th 2016! Registration is NOW OPEN! Check out the Prospectus to reserve your booth or become a sponsor today!

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!

COME SAIL AWAY!  SAVE THE DATE FOR  NACBA’s SUMMIT AT SEA!

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NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Fall Event! On October 7-10, 2016 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.  NACBA encourages you to bring the family too! The schedule and speakers will be announced shortly.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/1

Bank of America Fined $30 Million by OCC, Related to SCRA and Debt Collection Litigation

Credit Access Bill Would Shore Up Financial Literacy

Changing U.S. Bankruptcy Law Will Not Help Puerto Rico

Bankruptcy judge ‘deeply concerned’ about unfunded pensions

FCC Releases Tentative Open Meeting Agenda Including Proposal on TCPA Clarifications

‘Underwater’ Homeowners Can’t Void Second Mortgages

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