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Bankruptcy New Briefs 12/14

In Today’s Bankruptcy News Briefs…

Why States Should Have Primary Oversight of Attorney’s Activities in Debt-Collection Litigation

U.S. House Financial Services Committee Votes to Reduce Credit Bureau Consumer Protections

THE FIGHT TO CONTROL THE CFPB ISN’T OVER YET

CUNA files amicus brief supporting Mulvaney at CFPB

The preclusive effect of a Congressional override of the CFPB dealer pricing bulletin: we think Professor Levitin’s premise is wrong

Consumer lending 2017: Bold bets and strategic exits

District Court Affirms Finding of No Undue Hardship for 44-Year Old Lawyer/Nurse who Sought to Discharge Student Loans

Bankruptcy Law Update: Preferences and Selected Bankruptcy Issues

New York launches tough new regs in wake of Equifax breach

Student Loans, Bankruptcy and the Silence of Presidents

Nearly 5 Million Americans in Default on Student Loans

It’s a New Month Renew Your NACBA Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Registration is Open for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention! 

Register by February 23rd for Early Bird Savings!

NACBA’s Summit at Sea

Don’t miss this Members Only event, November 29 – December 3, 2018. Mark your calendars, save the dates, and prepare to set sail on NACBA’s voyage at sea! Registration is now open!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/13

Take A Moment to Dive Into Wednesday’s Headlines…

House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Future Operation Choke Point Initiatives

New Judge Takes Bold Action in Department of ED Collection Case

A Sudden Christmas Present for Defaulted Student Loan Borrowers?

Court Maintains Perfect Record of Never Discharging Student Loans by Applying Undue Hardship Test Tougher than the Brunner test

S&P: Impact of CFPB shakeup, deregulation will be limited for mortgage servicers

AVMA backs bills on student loans, debt

U.S. Has Stopped Canceling Debt for Defrauded Students, Inspector General Finds

STUDY: HALF OF U.S. HOUSEHOLDS NOW CARRY CREDIT CARD DEBT

U.S. Student Loan Crisis: The Bleak Rise of Debt

Cuomo announces new regulations to tighten consumer protection after Equifax data breach

Consumers who froze credit reports could hit hurdles with Obamacare

It’s a New Month Renew Your NACBA Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Registration is Open for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention! 

Register by February 23rd for Early Bird Savings!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/8

Headlines Kicking Off The Weekend…

District Court Doubles Down on Romero and Again Dismisses TCPA Claim for Lack of Article III Standing

Discharged Debtor’s Claims of Invasion of Privacy/Violation of FCRA Survived Banks’ Motion to Dismiss Where he Alleged Banks had No Legitimate Reason to Pull his Credit Reports

FTC Bans Three Scammers From Posing as Debt Collectors

Credit Card Balances Cause Increase in Overall U.S. Consumer Credit

From the Web: Senate Banking Committee Advances Regulatory Relief Bill

Consumer Reports CEO: We all have a stake in the future of the CFPB

Commentary: How the CFPB Fight Is a Sign of the Next Financial Crisis

9th Cir. Holds FDCPA Preempts State Judgment Execution Laws

Two student loan studies everyone missed

Consumer accuses debt collector of violating FDCPA

It’s a New Month Renew Your NACBA Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Registration is Open for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention! 

Register by February 23rd for Early Bird Savings!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/6

Check Out Midweek Headlines In Today’s Briefs…

Trustee $65,000 Fee Application Denied

Debtors whose Financial Situation Improved Substantially after their case was Appealed and Remanded, and who did Not live a “Spartan” Lifestyle, Failed the Brunner “Undue Hardship” Test

Legislation to allow on-site attorneys at Michigan collection agencies receives favorable votes in the state’s House and Senate.

Court Bends Every Rule, Grants Dismissal to Kohl’s in “Opt-Out Evader” TCPA Suit –Blesses Contractual Revocation Clause

Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don’t Owe. One Victim Fought Back, With a Vengeance

Consumer Bureau’s New Leader Steers a Sudden Reversal

Op-Ed Why every American should want a strong CFPB

IS SECRETARY DEVOS DENYING STUDENT LOAN PROTECTIONS?

Household Debt and Its Hidden Costs

Student Loan Debt Is Now As Big as the U.S. Junk Market

House Republicans May End Student Loan Forgiveness

No Thanks: Most Districts Opt Out of National Chapter 13 Plan

FCC Opens the Door to Blocking Spoofed Robocalls that Violate the TCPA

FTC Files Complaint To Stop Credit Card Interest Scam

Are You Registered for Tomorrow’s 2017 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop?

Examine the New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules, National Uniform Plan and Local Plans

December 7-8, 2017
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern (Both Days, Part I & 2)
NACBA Member Fee: $199
Non-Member: $369
Format: Live Presentation, both days, with Q&A.
Includes: All Materials, Certificate of Attendance & Recording Access.

Register HERE

  • You must be logged in to receive the member rate. See help video.

It’s a New Month Renew Your NACBA Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Registration is Open for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention! 

Register by February 23rd for Early Bird Savings!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/4

New Headlines for a New Week…

House Education Bill Ends Key Student Protections that Will Lead to a Lifetime of Debt

Nomination for Permanent CFPB Director Could Come in Early 2018

89 Call Recordings Not Enough to Convince Court that Plaintiff Did Not Revoke Consent

Debtor Could Reopen Chapter 13 to Avoid Judgment Lien which Creditor Attempted to Renew in State Court, but Could Not Recover Sanctions

Congress Moves to Protect Predatory Payday Lenders’ Unaffordable 300% Loans

Court Would Not use §105 to Dismiss Chapter 7 after it Found that Dismissal Wasn’t Warranted under §707

Bankruptcy Court Could Not Use 11 USC §105 to Extend or Impose the Automatic Stay

Disputed CFPB acting director plans to seek preliminary injunction: filing

Federal Court Holds 30-Day Validation Notice Language Violates FDCPA

Creditors Beware: Inbound Bankruptcy Rule Changes Require Heightened Awareness

New York Federal Court Demands that FDCPA Plaintiffs Read Entire Debt Collection Letter to Determine Creditor’s Identity

How Not to Erase Student Debt

Brimfield man sentenced for concealing assets during bankruptcy filing

CMS Waives Medicaid Retroactive Eligibility For Iowa: Is Your State Next?

3 Days Until the 2017 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop! Are You Registered?

Examine the New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules, National Uniform Plan and Local Plans

December 7-8, 2017
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern (Both Days, Part I & 2)
NACBA Member Fee: $199
Non-Member: $369
Format: Live Presentation, both days, with Q&A.
Includes: All Materials, Certificate of Attendance & Recording Access.

Register HERE

  • You must be logged in to receive the member rate. See help video.

It’s a New Month Renew Your NACBA Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Registration is Open for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention! 

Why Attend #NACBADEN?

  • Education: Attendees typically earn 22 of the best CLEs designed for debtor’s attorneys. NACBA’s planning committee is busy putting together a line up that will offer something for everyone, from the beginner to the seasoned practitioner.
  • Networking: Don’t miss the opportunity to share war stories with your colleagues from around the country.
  • Exhibits: More than 50 vendors, representing a wide range of products and services, launch new products, provide demonstrations, and meet with attendees to discuss purchases or problems.
  • Wellness: Attend daily AM Yoga sessions on each day of the convention, included with your convention registration. Participation will be limited and available on first, come, first serve until capacity is reached.
  • Fun: Attendees can meet and mingle at NACBA’s Friday night reception.  When you are not in session, be sure to check to see if the Rockies are in town, or if your favorite band is playing at the iconic concert venue, Red Rocks.

Register by February 23rd for the Early Bird Rate to get great savings!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 11/30

Take a Moment to Dive Into the Headlines…

Advanced Sick Leave Is Debt Subject to Recoupment

Dept. of ED’s 21st Century Student Loan Plans Will Require CFPB Action

Continuity, Compliance and the CFPB: Food For Thought When Responding to Complaints

Senate Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Foster Economic Growth and Reduce Regulatory Burden for Small Businesses

While Debtor’s Obligation to Pay Creditor was Discharged in Bankruptcy, Arbitration Agreement with Creditor Survived

Fed Survey: Consumers’ Optimism about Access to Credit is on the Rise

City Could Not Collect Post-Petition Traffic Fines as Administrative Expenses

From the Web: ‘Who is More Likely to Default on Student Loans?’

Dodd, Frank reunite to protest CFPB leadership change

Debt Collection Rulemaking on Hold Amid CFPB Rancor

Register Today for the 2017 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop!

Examine the New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules, National Uniform Plan and Local Plans

December 7-8, 2017
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern (Both Days, Part I & 2)
NACBA Member Fee: $199
Non-Member: $369
Format: Live Presentation, both days, with Q&A.
Includes: All Materials, Certificate of Attendance & Recording Access.

Register HERE

  • You must be logged in to receive the member rate. See help video.

What’s New at NACBA?

It’s The End of the Month Renew Your NACBA Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Registration is Open for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention! 

Why Attend #NACBADEN?

  • Education: Attendees typically earn 22 of the best CLEs designed for debtor’s attorneys. NACBA’s planning committee is busy putting together a line up that will offer something for everyone, from the beginner to the seasoned practitioner.
  • Networking: Don’t miss the opportunity to share war stories with your colleagues from around the country.
  • Exhibits: More than 50 vendors, representing a wide range of products and services, launch new products, provide demonstrations, and meet with attendees to discuss purchases or problems.
  • Wellness: Attend daily AM Yoga sessions on each day of the convention, included with your convention registration. Participation will be limited and available on first, come, first serve until capacity is reached.
  • Fun: Attendees can meet and mingle at NACBA’s Friday night reception.  When you are not in session, be sure to check to see if the Rockies are in town, or if your favorite band is playing at the iconic concert venue, Red Rocks.

Register by February 23rd for the Early Bird Rate to get great savings!

Bankrutpcy News Briefs 11/28

Check Out the News Making Headlines…

Legal Challenge Emerges After Two Interim Leaders Assume Top Role at CFPB

New Judge in Dept of ED Case Makes First Move

After political drama at consumer agency, what happens to its open investigations?

Debtor who Made Mistakes based upon his Attorney’s Failure to Properly Advise him in Preparing Schedules Prevailed in Denial of Discharge Complaint Action

Study finds CFPB would be de-clawed if House bill becomes law

Americans Have $1.4 Trillion in Student Loan Debt—But Who Gets All That Money?

What The Upheaval At A Federal Consumer Watchdog Could Mean For Students

First-Ever National Chapter 13 Plan and Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules

Equifax Proves That Death And Taxes Aren’t The Only Inevitable Things In Life

Americans are having trouble paying off their credit cards — and it could spell trouble for the economy

Register Today for the 2017 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop!

Examine the New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules, National Uniform Plan and Local Plans

December 7-8, 2017
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern (Both Days, Part I & 2)
NACBA Member Fee: $199
Non-Member: $369
Format: Live Presentation, both days, with Q&A.
Includes: All Materials, Certificate of Attendance & Recording Access.

Register HERE

  • You must be logged in to receive the member rate. See help video.

What’s New at NACBA?

It’s The End of the Month Renew Your NACBA Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Registration is Open for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention! 

Why Attend #NACBADEN?

  • Education: Attendees typically earn 22 of the best CLEs designed for debtor’s attorneys. NACBA’s planning committee is busy putting together a line up that will offer something for everyone, from the beginner to the seasoned practitioner.
  • Networking: Don’t miss the opportunity to share war stories with your colleagues from around the country.
  • Exhibits: More than 50 vendors, representing a wide range of products and services, launch new products, provide demonstrations, and meet with attendees to discuss purchases or problems.
  • Wellness: Attend daily AM Yoga sessions on each day of the convention, included with your convention registration. Participation will be limited and available on first, come, first serve until capacity is reached.
  • Fun: Attendees can meet and mingle at NACBA’s Friday night reception.  When you are not in session, be sure to check to see if the Rockies are in town, or if your favorite band is playing at the iconic concert venue, Red Rocks.

Register by February 23rd for the Early Bird Rate to get great savings!