FCRA

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/21

New Executive Order Aimed at Deregulation Includes CFPB

Court Denied Debtor’s HIPAA and Negligence Action Against Hospital which filed Claim with his Personal Information

How we got to $1 trillion in debt: An illustrated history of student loans in America

U.S. House Committee Will Hold Hearing Tomorrow on CFPB’s Unconstitutional Design

Another Court Rules No FDCPA Violation For: “This settlement may have tax consequences. Please consult your tax advisor.”

U.S. Department of Justice Files Amicus Brief Against CFPB

CFPB Releases Latest RFI to Evaluate the Consumer Credit Card Market

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

Experian Prevails in FCRA Case where Plaintiff Failed to Introduce Evidence of Actual Damages

Justice Department Calls CFPB’S Structure Unconstitutional

The Feds Just Rolled Back a Rule Protecting You From Overzealous Student Debt Collectors

Consumer claims Midland Funding, others are attempting to collect unauthorized debt

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!

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!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month 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 2/13

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2016 Consumer Financial Services Year In Review And A Look Ahead

The Watchdog Protecting Consumers May Be Too Effective

Employers Beware: Ninth Circuit Finds Inclusion of Liability Waiver in FCRA Background Check Disclosure Form is a Willful Violation

Wisconsin bankruptcy filings lowest in 9 years at over 16.8K

Florida woman’s lawsuit against debt collector outside the norm

Haunted by Student Debt Past Age 50

CFPB: Mortgage Payment Issues a Top Complaint

Foreclosure Litigation Strategy Takes Aim at Seniors, Attorneys Say

A new age of debt

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!

Save the Date! New NACBA Webinar in  March

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What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Registration opens soon

 

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!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/25

What’s Making News Today?

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California Bill Changes How Debt Collectors Handle Identity Theft Disputes

Summary of the CFPB’s Outline of Proposals Under Consideration for Debt Collection Rulemaking

Judge Decides Sanctions Now Not Warranted in “Fanciful, Farfetched” FCRA Case

Mortgage Current Despite PNC’s Claim for Escrow Advances

CFPB Debt Collection Proposals Would Create Problematic New Substantiation Standard

3 groups pinpoint issues with CFPB arbitration proposal

New Protections Against Debt Collectors

Mobile App Operator Not Liable Under TCPA

UPCOMING WEBINARS

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7 Keys to Building a Referral-based Law Firm

DATE: Thursday, September 14, 2016, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: FREE for NACBA Members
PRESENTER: Stephen Fairley, CEO, The Rainmaker Institute
REGISTER: HERE

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

The Fall Workshop

Deadline August 26th!

Only 1 Day Left to Win a Free Registration to NACBA’s 2016 Fall Workshop Members-Only Cruise (Miami, FL – Nassau, Bahamas)

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Visit the NACBA Facebook page and enter to Win a Free Registration to the Fall Workshop Members Only CruiseJust LIKE the Post & SHARE on your page for a chance of winning one (1) FREE Registration (total value $594) to NACBA’s 2016 Fall Workshop Members Only Cruise (Miami, FL – Nassau, Bahamas), October 6-10, 2016. This prize package includes registration to the Pre-Cruise Tax Session.

Contest Expires August 26th, 2016 Winner Announced August 29th, 2016 . Non-Transferable. One (1) winner selected. Current Membership in NACBA Required. Good luck!

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

Not a member of NACBA? Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/17

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News Leading Into the Weekend…

FTC Bans Debt Collection Defendants

FTC Stops California-Based Mortgage Relief Scam

FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA Lawsuit Filings Decline Significantly Since April

ConServe Submits Thoughtful Response to FCC Request for Comments on TCPA Exception for Government Debts

New Study Says CFPB is Going Easy on Financial Institutions

FCC Recommends Limitations to Debt Collection Rule

Bernard Madoff Investors to Receive Another Payout

UPCOMING EVENTS

FREE WEBINAR FOR MEMBERS!

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Leveraging the Power of Social Media:
Using Facebook and Content Marketing to Get More Leads

DATE: Tuesday, July 7, 2016
COST: Free to NACBA Members
PRESENTER: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
REGISTER HERE

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S FALL WORKSHOP

Early Bird Rate Ends July 29th!

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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!  Check out the Schedule and Register Today! 

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! 

Not a member of NACBA?  Join NACBA Today!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/8

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What’s Happening in the News?

Collector Accused of Stealing $1M in Dubious Debts

ACA International Releases New FCRA Compliance Guide for Debt Collection

President Obama Meets with Financial Regulators

House Legislators Introduce Companion Bill to Senate’s HANGUP Act

Settlement Reached in TCPA Case Against Chase Bank; Attorneys Win

CFPB Actions Put Marketplace Lenders in the Crosshairs

Press Release: Unprecedented Consumer, Environmental Coalition Calls on Top Energy Regulator to Create Office to Protect Consumers

GET READY TO ATTEND #NACBASF 2016!

HEAR WHAT CONVENTION ATTENDEES ARE SAYING

AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXHIBIT!

NACBASF and NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit is the perfect opportunity to be an exhibitor or sponsor to showcase your product. Learn more about how you can participate in the 2016 Prospectus.

VACATION AND EDUCATION!

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Why not mix a little work with a little play! Earn CLE while you have some fun at NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit at Sea, October 7th-10th, 2016. The location might be unexpected, but the education provided aboard will be what NACBA members have come to expect from our educational programs.  Save the Date and come sail away with NACBA!

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

With so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon in 2016 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 2/9

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In the News…

Rulemaking Notice for TCPA Amendment Expected Soon

Lawsuit Against Tribal Lender Can Proceed

Consumer Borrowing Increase Reaches Three-Month High

$10,000 Book of Mormon Properly Exempted

FCC to Issue Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for TCPA Amendment

CFPB Issues Compliance Bulletin on FCRA

Good News for Creditors in Individual Bankruptcy Cases

REGISTER FOR NACBASF! A CONVENTION YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS!

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Interested in Attending NACBASF ? Apply for a Henry J. Sommer Scholarship

One scholarship is available to a legal aid attorney who attends the Convention and is a first-time attendee at an NACBA educational program. This scholarship has been created in recognition of the extraordinary contributions to NACBA by President Emeritus Henry J. Sommer, who served on NACBA’s Board from 1992 to 2011 and as President from 2005 to 2008. The scholarship covers the registration fee and materials for the Convention. Interested candidates should submit by email a cover letter and resume to admin@NACBA.org no later than Friday, March 18, 2016.

Register today and receive the Early Bird Rate!

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

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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.

VALENTINES DAY IS AROUND THE CORNER AND NACBA HAS JUST THE GIFT

NACBA is pleased to announce a National Purchasing Partners (NPP) exclusive!  Save 20% sitewide when you purchase Valentine’s flowers and gifts from 1-800flowers.com. Use the promo code NPP20 and find that special arrangement today for either Business Purchases orPersonal Purchases. Happy Valentines Day!

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? Join  NACBA Today!

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