Puerto Rico

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/4


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Gallup Agrees to Settlement for Alleged TCPA Violation

Collection Envelope Rulings Send Mixed Messages

Are Big Changes Coming to Student Loan Bankruptcy Rules?

Courts Rule No FDCPA Violations in Separate Cases

Report: Consumers Favor Overall CFPB Framework to Regulate Payday Lending

The Viability of the Equitable Mootness Doctrine in the Third Circuit: A Moot Point?

Former Law Student’s Loan Debt Not Dischargeable in Bankruptcy, Court Says

Puerto Rico Defaults on Bond Payment

Inspector General Issues Recommendations for CFPB Complaint Database Security

There’s a bipartisan new approach to curbing student loan debt, but it’s pretty controversial

Citibank investigated over student loan servicing

NACBA Events

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)Free Webinar for all NACBA Members on August 26th!

Register for the Effective (And Ethical) Online Marketing  For Law Firms on Wednesday, August 26, 2015  at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST. Join Fred J. Cohen, JD, is the founder and CEO of Amicus Creative Media as he provides examples of effective websites, a list of concrete strategies to follow as well as common pitfalls to avoid.

NACBA’s 24th Annual Convention!

Did you enjoy #NACBACHI? Then make sure you Save the Date for the 24th Annual NACBA Convention in San Francisco, May 19-22, 2016!

NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal

Take a moment to read the latest edition of  The Consumer Bankruptcy Journal. This edition covers relevant topics such as; The Top 25 Mortgage MythsNon Bankruptcy Options for Student Loan Debtors, Building a Better Automatic Stay Violation Claim, The Behavior Selection Business,The Necessity of Filing Proofs of Claim For Secured Creditors in Chapter 13,When Filing Proof of Claim Violates the FDCPA, The Myth of Pandora and Scenes From #NACBACHI.

Membership Benefits

 Amicus Brief Project and Litigation Support

NACBA files amicus briefs in selected appellate and Supreme Court cases that could significantly impact consumer bankruptcy rights. The program has achieved national recognition and has influenced many important judicial decisions, some of which have specifically cited NACBA’s briefs. As a NACBA member  you have access to all amicus briefs as well as model briefs on numerous issues arising under the 2005 bankruptcy amendments.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/16


NCLC & NACA Statement Regarding Fair Consumer Reporting in Bankruptcy Act of 2015

County to Use Collection Agency to Recover Delinquencies

Battle Against the FCC’s TCPA Declaratory Ruling and Order Has Just Begun

Senators Question CFPB Director about Data Collection Initiatives

Federal Court Denies Law Firm’s Motion to Dismiss CFPB Lawsuit

Senate Democrats Urge CFPB to Write Small-Business Loan Reporting Rule

Texas-Based Commerical Debt Collector Faces Penalty and Consent Order From Minnesota

Payday Lender Prepaid Cards: Overdraft and Junk Fees Hit Cash-Strapped Families Coming and Going,

Ohio Senator Introduces Bill to Improve Accuracy of Consumer Credit Reporting

Debtors Unfairly Excluded From Protection

UPDATE 4-U.S. senators introduce bankruptcy bill for Puerto Rico

Upcoming NACBA Events

Register for the July 21st Webinar: Security Clearances & Bankruptcy.  Hear Featured Presenters: Michael Jones Esq., Judge Advocate, U.S. Army, Tara Twomey Esq. review different types of security clearances, the impact of bankruptcy, and how the client might mitigate potential effects.

Save the Date for the 24th Annual NACBA Convention in San Francisco, May 19-22, 2016!

NACBA Benefits 

Are you Navigating through the hiring process at your firm? Read The Behavior Selection Business by NACBA Member Kevin Chern in NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal.

Summer vacation doesn’t have to break the budget. NACBA Members receive special rates at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort as a membership benefit when they enter the NACBA promotion code. 

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/7

Big U.S. Banks Refile ‘Living Wills’ After Regulatory Rebuke

A US federal appeals court just shot down Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act

FTC, Florida Charge Defendants in Alleged Card Debt Relief Scam

Massive Payday Loan Fraud Scheme Halted

3rd Circuit: Hypertechnical Misstatements in Debt Collection Communications with Consumers Don’t Violate FDCPA

Implied Consent Supports Plan Confirmation

The Summer Edition of NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal is now online!

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