Consumer Debt

Hot Topics in Bankruptcy

This panel will discuss current hot topics in bankruptcy cases, including bankruptcy law developments in entertainment cases, nonprofit education cases, municipalities and other chapter 9 cases, and many more.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Track - Puerto Rico Judges Panel

Puerto Rico judges will discuss attorneys’ fees in chapter 13 cases; summons, service of process, defaults and default judgments; the Puerto Rico homestead exemption law and recent decisions; and conducting evidentiary hearings (handling witnesses, documents and objections).

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Track - Chapter 13 Panel

This panel will discuss the effects of recent decisions regarding the Puerto Rico homestead exemption in chapter 13 cases; chapter 13 debtors’ pre and post-petition causes of action, and the disclosure and determination of value of same; and the management of plan provisions, as well as objecting to and defending them.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Workshop IV - The Intersection Between Bankruptcy and Consumer Protection Laws

This panel will focus on the sale of discharged debts, the intersection between the Code and the FDCPA, the involvement of the CFPB in consumer cases, and more.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Workshop III - Nothing in This Life Is Certain Except Death, Taxes and Student Loan Debt

This panel will focus on recent trends in student loan dischargeability cases, including whether the Brunner standard should be revisited, and recent case law involving tax debts.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Workshop I:Chapter 13 Hot Topics

This panel will discuss new issues arising post-BAPCPA regarding § 524 and mortgage payments, disclosure of post-confirmation income and assets, revesting of estate property, post-petition changes to assets, and others.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Bankruptcy/Legislation

Recent and Pending Legislation Regarding Student Loans and CFPB Regulations for Mortgage Servicing

$25.00
$25.00

The Next Big Thing in Restructuring

This panel will present a roundtable discussion.

$25.00
$25.00

Great Debates

Resolved:
A chapter 11 plan can grant a third-party release.
Resolved:
A bankruptcy judge can disband a creditors’ committee.
Resolved:
Filing a proof of claim on a time-barred debt violates the FDCPA

$25.00
$25.00
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