Sen. Warren

Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/29

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News Leading into the Weekend…

Consumer Litigation Cases on the Rise in June

How new CFPB proposals may affect the way debt collectors contact you

Credit and Collection Industry Makes Voice Heard at CFPB Debt Collection Field Hearing

ACA International Statement on Outline of Proposed Debt Collection Rule Being Considered by the CFPB

Obama and Warren Reflect On Wall Street Reform’s Progress

Treasury Reflects On Six Years of Reform Progress

Serious Delinquencies Continue to Seriously Decline

CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY JOURNAL HIGHLIGHT

2016 is an exciting year with the elections quickly upon us. NACBA continues to work with interested members and staff members on the important issues such as student loans, bankruptcy, privacy protection for consumer debtors,  facing our bankruptcy attorneys and their clients. Take a moment to read the Legislative Update, by Maureen Thompson in the summer edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal and get involved on the matters that matter to you.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Register Now for the Early Bird Rate!

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Join us to set sail for NACBA’s Summit at Sea (#NACBASEA) setting sail from October 7th-10thwith a a Pre-Cruise event  and a Launch Party on October 6th. Get great savings by taking advantage of the Early Bird Rate ending, September 2nd! Check out the Schedule and RegisterToday!

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!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/31

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What’s Making Headlines on This Last Day of 2015?

CFPB gives mortgage lenders a Christmas present

CFPB Issues $6.4 Million Fine To Credit Furnishers

How Debt Collectors Avoid Consumer Lawsuits

Cory Booker: Stop debt collection abuse

How Elizabeth Warren Beat A Student Loan Giant

Student-Loan Mess: Socialism Doesn’t Work

DID YOU MISS ANY OF NACBA’S 2015 WEBINARS? VISIT THE NACBA STORE!

2015 was a busy year! If you missed any of NACBA’s Webinars give yourself a gift for 2016 and purchase anyone of these informative webinars today! Check Out All These Great Webinars!

  • Getting Rid of Encumbered Property in Consumer Cases (More Info)
  • “Modernized” Bankruptcy Forms Part I Webinar (More Info)
  • “Modernized” Bankruptcy Forms Part II: Live Q&A (More Info)
  • Student Loans in Bankruptcy Workshop (More Info)
  • 2015 Supreme Court Decisions & What They Mean For Your Practice (More Info)
  • Security Clearances & Bankruptcy (More Info)
  • Taxes In Bankruptcy, 2014 Virtual Fall Workshop (More Info)
  • Family Law & Bankruptcy (More Info)
  • Getting Paid: Collecting Reasonable Attorneys’ Fees in Chap 7 & Chap 13
  • Dealing with Debt Buyer Claims
  • + Many More Webinars for Bankruptcy Attorneys & Staff!

REGISTER FOR NACBASF!

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Registration is Open for the 24th Annual Convention on May 19-22nd in San Francisco! Register by March 25th to Receive the Early Bird RateVisit http://nacbacon.com/  to register and learn more about the sessions, keynote speakers and a few new things NACBA has in store for you!

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Start Your New Year Off With A New Webinar!

Yelp, Avvo & Google Oh My! Online Reputation Management for Bankruptcy Attorneys

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 60 minutes
  • 3 PM Eastern / 2PM Central / 1PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
  • Presented by: Catherine Sanders Reach, Director, Law Practice Management & Technology, Chicago Bar Association.
  • FREE Members / $49 Non Member. REGISTER HERE

THE FALL 2015 CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY JOURNAL 

Read the Legislative Report by Maureen Thompson, NACBA’s Legislative Director in the 2015 Consumer Bankruptcy Journal along with  so many informative and relevant articles!

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Did you miss any of 2015’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journals? You can read all of them at  http://www.nacba.org/membership/consumer-bankruptcy-journal/

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

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Make 2016 a Banner Year Register to Exhibit or Sponsor at 2 of NACBA’s Premiere Events!

Be an Exhibitor and/or Sponsor 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!  Sail the friendly seas when you register for NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit at Sea, October 7th-10th, 2016.

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

With so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon in 2016 don’t end this year without 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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Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/21

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Making Headlines…

Ohio Collection Agency Could Pursue $160M in Tennessee Debt

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawsuits Rise

The Supreme Court May Weigh In on a Student Debt Battle

Tech Support Scammers Settle FTC’s Charges

Downturn in Debt Collection Complaints and Litigation Continues

IRS Private Debt Collection Program: Is it About Politics, or What’s Best for our Country?

1 DAY LEFT UNTIL NACBA’S VIRTUAL FALL WORKSHOP! Register Today!

Student Loans in Bankruptcy Virtual Fall Workshop

October 22-23rd 2015
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members
Visit the Workshop Agenda for a complete list of speakers.
Register Here

In addition to the Welcome and Washington Brief update from United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), sessions will include instruction from the following prominent speakers:

NACBA WEBINARS

November 19th Webinar

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Modernized” Bankruptcy Forms Webinar
Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:00 PM ET/ 2:00 PM CT/1:00 PM MT/12:00 PM PT
Presented by: Norma Hammes, Esq., Carey Ebert, Esq., (United States Chapter 7 & 13 Trustee) &Walter Oney, Esq.

Description: Full overview on what Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. Register Today!

24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION

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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.

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 soon.

The Perks of Being a NACBA Member

  • NACBA cares about your professional development that’s why NACBA members are entitled to a 15% discount off all CLE courses and bundles with Continuing Legal Education: On Demand with Attorney Credits.com .
  • Need a new look for your website? One that is polished and efficient? Amicus Creative Media the Preferred Website Developer for NACBA offers bankruptcy attorneys a comprehensive website solution. All members can receive a semi-custom website package for only $1199 (usually $2250).
  • NACBA Members and partners provide free and discounted webinars for members on many relevant topics that will improve your practice and your knowledge of current technologies. Check NACBA Events so that you won’t miss out on any of these informative webinars. Free webinars can also be found in the Members Section.

Make sure you can take advantage of your NACBA benefits by Renewing  your NACBA membership. Not a member consider Joining and take advantage of the educational opportunities, networking and benefits NACBA offers!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/16

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Start Your Weekend Off with These Headlines…

Senator Seeks Data Breach Details

CFPB Updates Mortgage Credit Rules

NY Fed Examines Regional Debt in Collections, Delinquency Rates

Four Takeaways for Banks from the First Democratic Presidential Debate

Report on Student Loan Complaints Reveals Serious Payment Obstacles

New York AG Investigates Mortgage Business

CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman Issues Fourth Annual Report on Student Loans

Consumers Keep Up Spending Growth

34 Countries Launch Improved Website to Help Catch Cross-Border Consumer Scammers

Ninth Circuit Overturns Sternberg

LAST DAY TO ENTER TO WIN FREE ADMISSION TO THE FALL VIRTUAL WORKSHOP!

Visit NACBA Facebook for chance at winning FREE admission to Student Loans in Bankruptcy Workshop and a NACBA Prize Package! Enter by October 16, 2015.

Upcoming NACBA Events

REGISTER TODAY FOR NACBA’S FALL WORKSHOP

Student Loans in Bankruptcy Virtual Fall Workshop

October 22-23rd 2015
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members
Visit the Workshop Agenda for a complete list of speakers.
Register Here

24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION

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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.

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 soon.

Your NACBA MEMBERSHIP IS AN INVESTMENT IN YOU!

Are you utilizing all the benefits that NACBA offers? Take a moment to review what your NACBA Membership offers you, visit Membership Benefits for the comprehensive list of perks you get as a member. Make sure your NACBA Membership is active, Renew  today! If you are not a member consider Joining and take advantage of the educational opportunities, the ability to network  with your peers and comprehensive benefits NACBA offers!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/14

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In the News…

Research Shows Recovery in Consumer Confidence

Check by Phone Payments Still Cause Legal Headaches for Debt Collectors

Auto lender fined for illegal debt collection

CFPB Bulletin Cautions That Marketing Services Agreements Often Violate RESPA

Consumers Keep Up Spending Growth

NACBA’s 2016 FALL WORKSHOP

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 Seawill 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 soon.

Don’t Miss These Upcoming NACBA Events

ENTER TO WIN! FREE ADMISSION TO THE FALL VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Visit NACBA Facebook for chance at winning FREE admission to Student Loans in Bankruptcy Workshop and a NACBA Prize Package! Enter by October 16, 2015.

REGISTER TODAY FOR NACBA’S FALL WORKSHOP

Student Loans in Bankruptcy Virtual Fall Workshop

October 22-23rd 2015
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members
Visit the Workshop Agenda for a complete list of speakers.
Register Here

24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION

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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.

Keep Your NACBA Status Active!

Your NACBA Membership is an investment in you! Renew your membership today!

Not a member of NACBA?  Join  NACBA and take advantage of education opportunities, the ability to network  with your peers and comprehensive benefits!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/8

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Making Headlines…

Consumer Credit Hits New Record Amid Slow Growth

CFPB Plan Would All But Ban Arbitration Clauses

Fraudulent Debt Collection Scam Reported in Minnesota

Convenience Fees at Heart of Debt Collection Settlement

CFPB Takes Aim at Corporate Get-Out-of-Jail Cards

Joint Tenancy: What Happens When a Joint Tenant’s Interest Becomes Part of the Bankruptcy Estate?

Democrats push ‘Higher Ed, Lower Debt’ bill at hearing

Student Debt Is Worse Than You Think

NACBA’s 2016 FALL WORKSHOP

Need a Vacation? Need some CLE? Members Can Have it All Aboard NACBA’s Summit at Sea!

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NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Fall Event!  Mark your calendars for October 7-10, 2016 and 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.  Schedule and speakers will be announced soon.

Don’t Miss These Upcoming NACBA Events

October Schedule

Enter to Win!

Visit NACBA Facebook for chance at winning FREE admission to Student Loans in Bankruptcy Workshop and a NACBA Prize Package! Enter by October 16, 2015.

Student Loans in Bankruptcy Virtual Fall Workshop
October 22-23rd 2015
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members
Visit the Workshop Agenda for a complete list of speakers.
Register Here

November Schedule

Modernized” Bankruptcy Forms Webinar
Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:00 PM ET/ 2:00 PM CT/1:00 PM MT/12:00 PM PT
Presented by: John Rao, Esq., NACBA Board of Directors and attorney with the National Consumer Law Center
Description: Full overview on what Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015.

More information coming soon…

December Schedule

Beyond Confidentiality: Bankruptcy Attorneys and Security Best Practices,
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
3:00 PM Eastern /2:00 PM Central / 1:00PM Mountain / 12:00 PM Pacific,
Presented by: Catherine Sanders Reach, Director, Law Practice Management & Technology, Chicago Bar Association

More Info Coming Soon…

24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION

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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.

Your NACBA Membership Is An Investment In You

NACBA and www.certificateofservice.com have teamed up to offer NACBA members discounted mailing services! Every user of the NACBA/COS mailing system gets the benefit of reduced pricing on per page copy costs, reduced postage, as well as the same reliability and timeliness of thewww.certificateofservice.com mailing system.

Stay On Top of Your NACBA Status?

Your NACBA Membership is an investment in you! Renew your membership today!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/1

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Today’s Headlines…

Collection Agency Target of Seizure Complaint for Alleged Fraud

Feds Near Creation of Student Loan Servicing Regime

CFPB Reports Widespread Student Loan Servicing Problems

Study: Over-Regulation of Debt Collectors by CFPB Could Harm Consumers and Credit Economy

7th Cir. Confirms FDCPA Is Not Enforcement Mechanism for Matters Governed by Other Federal or State Laws

Congress Grills CFPB Director over New Rules, Bureau Methods

Senator Elizabeth Warren to Join Call to Alter Sales of Distressed Loans

Ayotte introduces legislation to refinance federal student loans

NACBA Events Educate

Don’t miss out on these dynamic events in October!

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Family Law and Bankruptcy Webinar
Speaker: Ian M. Falcone with The Falcone Law Firm
Wednesday, October 7th 2015,
3:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm PST
$25 NACBA Members
$75 Non-Members
Register Here

Student Loans in Bankruptcy Virtual Fall Workshop
October 22-23rd 2015
12:00 PM Eastern to 3:00 PM Eastern
$199.00 NACBA Members
$349.00 Non-Members
Visit the Workshop Agenda for a complete list of speakers.
REGISTER HERE

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE 24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION 

 

Save the date! Join us in San Francisco, CA May 19-22, 2016 at the Downtown Marriott Marquis for another dynamic NACBA Convention.

The Perks of Being a NACBA Member

Looking to make a change in your career? Or maybe you’re thinking about adding staff to your firm, whatever the case visit NACBA’s Career Center. You can view jobs, post a resume, set up an email job alert, post a job, and view resumes of potential employees.

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