NACBA Fall Workshop

Bankruptcy News Briefs 4/14

First Quarter Bankruptcy Filings Decline

Sovereign Immunity in Tax Refund Turnover Claim

Court Sanctions Debtor’s Lawyer for Failing to Disclose Fees by Requiring him to Disgorge One-Half of Fees

CFPB Ordered by a New York Federal Court to “Show Me the Money”

Consumer claims Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau Inc. charged unlawful fee

Top 3 bankruptcy trends from past 2 quarters

Congress needs CBO to crunch the numbers on Dodd-Frank repeal

Banking group urges Senate to make major reforms to Dodd-Frank and consumer agency

A Glimpse Into the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal

Jim Haller, Sulaiman Law Group & NACBA President

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Student loan debt is quickly becoming a national crisis and in many ways chocking our society and the potential for young people to flourish. In a contentious election one thing the candidates agrees on is that student loan debt is a crippling problem in the United States. In today’s glimpse of the CBJ, Jim Haller, President of NACBA addresses this issue in his article, “President Trump is Right, We Need to Remove the Albatross of Student Loan Debt From Our People and Families.”

NACBA25 is Less Than A  Month Away! Are You Registered?

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!

 It’s a New Month! Renew Your Membership to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in April 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

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/8

Breaking News: Trump Administration Signals Opposition to CFPB in D.C. Circuit

State Law Applicable Solely to Bankruptcy Is Not Non-Bankruptcy Law

Sterling Jewelers, Wells Fargo Scandals Show Why Forced Arbitration Must End

Debt collectors lead Colorado attorney general’s 2016 list of top consumer complaints

U.S. credit card debt shrinks in January

Consumer Borrowing Growth Drops to 5 Year Low

CFPB Monthly Report Returns its Focus to Credit Reporting and Mortgage Complaints Fall Out of the Top Three

Negative Equity Decreasing, Many Homeowners Still Underwater

Bankruptcy Court’s Mortgage Mediation Program a Success

U.S. credit card debt shrinks in January

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 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

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10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

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.
Register HERE

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

Bankruptcy News Briefs 1/23

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Bold Changes in Regulatory Trajectory? – A Look at the First Days of the Trump Presidency

Oregon Court Rules in Favor of Collection Agency On Letter Clarity

Supreme Court To Decide Whether Financing Company Collecting Debts Is A “Debt Collector” Under The FDCPA

Trump Names FCC Chairman Who Has Been Critical of Former Leadership

Consumer Credit Default Rates Increase in December

U.S. Departments of Education, Treasury Sign MOU to Help Student Loan Borrowers

Navient CEO Jack Remondi: CFPB is more interested in filing lawsuits than fixing student loan servicing

Payment Processing Marketer Seeks Sanctions Against CFPB

Student Debt Crisis Made Worse by Loan Servicers, Regulators Say

2016 Brought Largest Foreclosure Decline on Record

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 will be open 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 12/21

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Incorrect 1099-A Form Not Objectively Coercive

Consumer Advisory: Delays & Risks Await Many Taxpayers

The Tragic Downfall of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Proposed CFPB Regulations Seek to Expand Agency’s Disclosure Opportunities

Decision of U.S. Appeals Court and Election of Donald Trump Could Spell Doom for Power of CFPB

Consumer Spending Grows at Healthy Pace in Third Quarter

Debt collection practices lawsuit against Ohio law firm headed to Third Circuit

Consumer alleges debt collector damaged credit rating on paid debt

How to Eliminate IRS Tax Debt in Arizona

Amendments to California PACE Financing Statutes Become Effective January, 1 2017

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.

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 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 12/8

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Breaking News: Second Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Request for Interlocutory Appeal in FDCPA Voice Message Case

Group of 10 Consumer Advocates File Amicus Brief in Case on Constitutionality of CFPB

2nd Cir. Rules Successful Offer of Judgment Mooted TCPA Putative Class Action

Fasten Your Seatbelts For The Case Of This Mafia-Style Consumer Litigation Operation

TCPA Case Allowed to Proceed, But Not as Class Action

FCC Denies MBA’s Petition to Exempt ‘Servicing Calls’ from TCPA

Federal Judge Determines That 18 Calls Over Two-Week Period Does Not Violate FDCPA

CFPB Projects “Prerule” Activities for the Debt Collection Rulemaking to Continue Through February 2017

Nevada Personal Injury Exemption Applies on a Per-Claim Basis

CFPB fines three reverse mortgage lenders over deceptive advertising

CFPB on Collision Course with Trump’s Justice Department

New Jersey Will Forgive Student-Loan Debt of Dead Borrowers

Federal Appellate Court Rules That Post-Acceleration Payment in Bankruptcy Constitutes Optional Redemption

Upcoming NACBA Events

2016 VIRTUAL BANKRUPTCY WORKSHOP

A two (2) day overview of cutting edge consumer bankruptcy education in a virtual format presented by some of the top bankruptcy experts in the United States.

DATES: Friday, December 9, 2016 & Friday, December 16, 2016

TIMES:
Friday, December 9: 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM EASTERN and
Friday, December 16: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EASTERN

Schedule conflict? No worries at all.
Register by 12/8/16 and the recordings will be emailed to you upon request.


COST:
$99 NACBA Members, $199 Non Members

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

REGISTER HERE

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Give yourself a gift and register for December’s Webinar!

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.

Celebrate 25 Years of NACBA!

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

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 10/26

Headlines for Wednesday…

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CFPB Complaint Snapshot Shows Slight Increase in Average Debt Collection Complaints

SCOTUS to Resolve Circuit Split on Interplay of FDCPA and Bankruptcy Code

Bankruptcy Court Assesses Sanctions on Mortgage Servicer for Failure to File Notices Relating to Residential Mortgage Loans

CFPB head Cordray: Here are the next 3 priority areas for enforcement actions

Self-Pay Collections is a Whole New Animal

Eastern District of N.Y. Rules Fee May Be Collected with Principal Balance, Requesting Prompt Contact is Permissible

CFPB Gives Upbeat Assessment of Fintech in ‘Project Catalyst’ Report

Tuition bills up, but borrowing down

The Hidden Benefit of Student Loan Debt to Homebuying

Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Highlight

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Catch up on all the Washington Updates since September 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!