Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/5


 Monday’s Headlines…

Consumer and Labor Groups Urge Experian to Offer Free Security Freezes to T-Mobile Customers to Help Prevent Id Theft

Ninth Circuit Permits Lien-Voidance in Chapter 20

Judge: Lawyer Can’t Dodge $364,000 Contempt Fine Using Bankruptcy

Creditors Will Struggle in Bankrupt Individuals Cases Starting 1 October 2015 – The New Personal Bankruptcy Law Enters into Force on 1 October 2015

Millions of Federal Student Loans Lining Up to Be Eliminated and Borrowers Repaid

Don’t Miss These Upcoming NACBA Events

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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.



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

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/5



In The World of Bankruptcy…

Offshore Payday Lender Sued for Illegal Collections

Consumer Spending Remains Overall Unchanged Since April

The Latest Curve In CFPB vs. Hanna

Delaware Bankruptcy Court Denies Motion to Sell Free and Clear of Senior Lien

Recent Eleventh Circuit Decision Subjects Debt Collectors to FDCPA Liability for Filing Proofs of Claim as to Time-Barred Debts

Third Circuit Finds Insured v. Insured Exclusion Precludes Recovery of Defense Costs

Bankruptcy Avoidance Litigation Part I — Do I Really Have to Give That Payment Back?

Tacoma, Seattle consumers increase credit card debt to $10.39 billion

80% of Americans Are in Debt

The 5 Cities Where It’s Hardest to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Events That Educate

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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!

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The Consumer Bankruptcy Journal

The Consumer Bankruptcy Journal features timely information, practice management, tech tips on a quarterly basis. Take a moment to read the summer 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.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/11

CFPB Issues Final Rule for Nonbank Auto Finance Companies

National Study Shows Long-Term Decline in Consumers’ Trouble With Medical Bills

Elizabeth Warren Calls Out Education Department Over Student Loans

FTC Testifies to Congress About Fighting Robocalls

Credit Card Accounts and Spending Continue to Grow

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