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Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/24

CFPB fines Experian $3 million for lying about consumers’ credit scores

Advocates Applaud CFPB for Enforcement Action against Experian for Deceptive Marketing of Credit Scoring Products

FCC Adopts Proposed Rules and a Notice of Inquiry on Blocking Unlawful Robocalls

Consumer Spending Slows Since December

TG to Continue its No-Collection-Fee Practice for Borrowers Agreeing to Loan Rehabilitation or Repayment within 60 Days of Default

CFPB preps to review major mortgage rules

The New Administration’s Plans for the CFPB Take Shape

Portfolio Recovery hit with debt collection lawsuit

Study: 73% of consumers die with outstanding debt

The Latest–And Surprising–Victims of the Student-Loan Debt Crisis: Older Americans

Supreme Court Narrows Use of Structured Dismissals

Flagstar’s Dual Tracking of Chapter 13 Debtor Violated the Automatic Stay and RESPA; Disclaimer did Not Save Servicer

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/23

Revisiting Dodd-Frank; Its Design May Make Next Crisis Even Worse

More Twists in ED’s ‘Dear Colleague’ Collection Fee Matter

Court Dismisses CFPB Complaint Against Payment Processor For Ignoring Red Flags

DOJ Brief Opposing CFPB Brings More Uncertainty

CFPB to Re-Examine Regulation

CFPB’s Next Move in Processor Case Bears Watching

Student loan collector pledges not to charge high fees permitted by Education Department

Confessions of a bankruptcy attorney: What people get wrong about bankruptcy

A First Look At February Delinquency Data

Judicial Foreclosure Sales are Immune to Preference Challenges

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/16

Preferential Transfer Governed by Date Garnished Wages Earned

CFPB Proposes Six-Month Delay in Prepaid Card Rule Effective Date

Wells Fargo’s Sale of Marital Home a Day After Wife filed Chapter 13 did Not Violate Stay since she had “No Protecable Interest” in Home

CFPB Issues Monthly Complaint Snapshot On Credit Reporting

PHH Files Opening En Banc Brief in Case v. CFPB; So Do 7 Organizations

TCPA Case Law Review for February 2017

CFPB officially hits Nationstar with $1.75 million fine for HMDA violations

IRS Opposes Granting of Certiorari in Cases Addressing Definition of Return

MORE THAN HALF OF PARENTS WHO COSIGNED STUDENT LOANS STRUGGLE FINANCIALLY

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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.
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Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/14

New Data: More Than 1.1 Million Federal Student Loan Defaults in 2016

Student Loan Guarantor Agency Not Liable for Collector’s Alleged TCPA Violations

Massachusetts Appellate Division: A Debt Buyer is a Debt Collector Under MA Law

PHH urges Court of Appeals to kill CFPB

Why the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Is in Danger

Credit Card Debt Tops $15,000 in More Than Half of US Households

Study: Household Credit Card Debt Continues to Approach Post-Recession Records

5th Circuit: Creditor’s Garnishment of Wages during 90-day Preference Period is Avoidable Even if Garnishment was Served Prior to that Period.

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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.
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Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/9

FDCPA Case law Review for February 2017

ACA International to File Brief in PHH Case

Court Dismissed Student Loan Debtors’ Class Action since Notes Contained Arbitration Clause and Class Action Waiver

CFPB Office of Consumer Response Reviews Changes to Complaint Database During Recent CAB Meeting

Consumers’ Credit Card Balances Contribute to Overall Decline in Borrowing

49 Call Attempts in 18 Days with No Evidence of Intent to Harass = No FDCPA Violation

Online Lender Wins Motion to Compel Arbitration and Avoids Nationwide Consumer Class Action

Doubling Down on Criticism of CFPB

Economists: Hawaii has the second-highest consumer debt in the nation

Debt, ID theft still consumer hot-buttons

Lawmakers Try Again To Close Loophole Allowing Government To Make Debt-Collection Robocalls

Fourth Circuit Hands Victory to Lenders in Chapter 13 Mortgage Case

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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
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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.
Register HERE

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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!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/7

SCOTUS Poised to Decide Whether Debt Buyers Are Subject to the FDCPA

Attorneys need to understand the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act

Massachusetts joins amicus brief in Supreme Court case related to debt buyers

Motion Filed by U.S. Seeking Leave to File Amicus Brief by March 17 Signals Support for PHH

House Passes Rule That Would Require OMB Review of New CFPB Rules

Consumer debt and identity theft back on annual complaints list

Mortgage Servicer Defeats Class Certification Over Collection Practices Allegedly Targeting Discharged Mortgage Debts

Student Loan Troubles Growing Among Illinois Consumer Woes

Americans increasingly accumulate the wrong kinds of debt

Consumer alleges AFNI repeatedly called to collect discharged debt

Student loan debt bubble expands

CFPB, Dodd-Frank reforms won’t happen soon, CFPB expert says

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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
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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.
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!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/2

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DC Court Rules CFPB Structure Unconstitutional

Complaints against Wells Fargo, other banks rise on CFPB log targeted by Congress

ACA Releases New White Paper Disputing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Survey Report on Consumer Experiences with Debt Collection

Debt Collectors Sued for Not Assessing Interest . . . Seriously?!?

Freddie Mac Hits 10-year Low Delinquency Rate

Vote on GOP Dodd-Frank reform bill likely delayed until summer

Student loan provider Navient intends to defend against suits brought by US, Illinois, Washington

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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

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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!

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