Consumer Debt

FDCPA/FCRA Class Actions: Strategies and Pitfalls

This session will provide an in-depth look at recognizing these types of claims and determining when and how to file the actions.

$25.00
$25.00

Complex Tax Issues

This session will present an in-depth analysis of the interplay among tax law, liquidation and bankruptcy. The panelists will examine some of the tax traps that exist for an individual when business obligations remain unpaid in a closure or bankruptcy, as well as how to use an insolvency defense to defeat phantom K-1 and 1099 income.

$25.00
$25.00

Reaffirmation and Surrender: A Debtor’s Dilemma Demystified

This panel will discuss recent case law highlighting the fallout from failing to reaffirm, what “surrender” really means, and what you need to know when advising your client on the benefits and burdens of reaffirmation and surrender.

$25.00
$25.00

Reaffirmation and Surrender: A Debtor’s Dilemma Demystified

This panel will discuss recent case law highlighting the fallout from failing to reaffirm, what “surrender” really means, and what you need to know when advising your client on the benefits and burdens of reaffirmation and surrender.

$25.00
$25.00

What’s Your Favorite? Supreme Court Decisions that Will Impact (and Already Have Impacted) Bankruptcy Practice

A panel of judges, academics and Supreme Court practitioners will lead a discussion regarding the 2016-17 Supreme Court decisions of note for insolvency practitioners, as well as the high court’s most impactful, interesting or problematic decisions on bankruptcy practice to date. Amendments to Rule 37(e) (in effect since December 2015), as well as courts’ and litigants’ experiences with amended Rule 37(e), will also be discussed.

$25.00
$25.00

CFPB’s Amended Mortgage Servicing Regulations and Their Effects on Bankruptcy

Student Loans

This panel will discuss the discharging of student loan debts, bankruptcy trustees and the avoidance of tuition payments, undue hardship and real life applications of these issues.

$25.00
$25.00

Pay Up! Current Developments in FDCPA/FCCPA Cases

Is Technology Creating Liability for Lenders? Stay Now or Pay Later: The Discharge Injunction

$25.00
$25.00

Practicing in the Limelight: Celebrity Bankruptcies

Representing public figures whose livelihood depends on their public image
presents particular challenges for bankruptcy professionals. This panel of
lawyers, each with their own experiences representing celebrities and other
prominent figures in their bankruptcy cases, will share their thoughts on the
process and the issues that are unique in these cases.

$25.00
$25.00
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