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NCBA Advocacy Update: What's Up in Washington

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NCBA Advocacy Update: What's Up in Washington

NCBA continues to be in contact with key staff at the CFPB with regards to member questions, future education offerings to our membership, and more. Continue Reading

07/22/2021


NCBA 2021 Scholarship Contest is Open!

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NCBA 2021 Scholarship Contest is Open!

Sponsored by: Scholarships Scholarship 1: This scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees (to include room and board), books, supplies or equipment connected with enrollment in a non-vocational, accredited two-year or four-year college or university in pursuit of a degree, or a vocational... Continue Reading

07/8/2021


NCBA Awards Nominations Sought

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NCBA Awards Nominations Sought

Once again, National Creditors Bar Association wishes to highlight the fantastic work our members and fellow industry representatives have done this year. These awards cover community service participation by our law firm members, outstanding achievements by State Creditors Bar Associations... Continue Reading

07/1/2021


NCBA Bylaws’ Committee Offers Amendments

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NCBA Bylaws’ Committee Offers Amendments

Please see the red-line version of the proposed amended NCBA Bylaws. The Bylaws Committee in its annual review encountered provisions that required clarification. The proposed amendments were prepared in conjunction with the Board of Directors' guidance and review. Pursuant to NCBA Bylaws, Article... Continue Reading

07/1/2021


Nominations for Officers and Directors: 2021 NCBA Election Notice

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Nominations for Officers and Directors: 2021 NCBA Election Notice

The election for the office of NCBA President-elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and six NCBA Directors will be on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Voting will be held from Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 12:00 Noon CENTRAL through Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 3:00pm CENTRAL. Voting will take place concurrent... Continue Reading

06/28/2021


NCBA Requests CFPB Issue Advisory Opinion

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NCBA Requests CFPB Issue Advisory Opinion

NCBA filed a request for an advisory opinion with the CFPB regarding the disclosure of interest and fees on the Model Validation Notice. Continue Reading

06/17/2021


NCBA launches Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Peer-to-Peer Forum

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NCBA launches Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Peer-to-Peer Forum

NCBA is excited to announce the first meeting of peer-to-peer compliance discussions on best practices and the challenges of efficient implementation. Peer-to-Peer discussions offer an opportunity to explore fresh strategies and tips that can improve a firm’s compliance program. Regardless... Continue Reading

06/10/2021


CFPB Deputy Associate Director Dan Sokolov Address at NCBA Conference

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CFPB Deputy Associate Director Dan Sokolov Address at NCBA Conference

Thank you, all, for joining us in Orlando last week. You made the NCBA 2021 Spring Conference a great success. One of the highlights includes our discussion with CFPB Deputy Associate Director of Research, Markets, & Regulation, Dan Sokolov led by NCBA’s Liz Terry. Continue Reading

05/27/2021


NCBA is Working to Coordinate Industry Efforts to Respond to Hunstein Ruling

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NCBA is Working to Coordinate Industry Efforts to Respond to Hunstein Ruling

The recent ruling in the Hunstein v. Preferred Collection has created serious concern across all segments of the creditors rights industry. Continue Reading

05/6/2021


Successful 2021 Virtual Hill Days Reaffirms NCBA as the Voice for Creditors Rights Attorneys

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Successful 2021 Virtual Hill Days Reaffirms NCBA as the Voice for Creditors Rights Attorneys

NCBA’s Virtual Hill Days included more than a dozen meetings with Members of Congress and their staff from both sides of the aisle and from both the House and Senate. This event was a great success because of the participation of more than 2 dozen NCBA member attorneys and staff who... Continue Reading

04/29/2021


Eleventh Circuit Holds that FDCPA Prohibits Use of Letter Vendors
Eleventh Circuit Holds that FDCPA Prohibits Use of Letter Vendors

By Manuel H. Newburger, Esq., Barron & Newburger, PC In the decision issued on April 21, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that: a violation of Section 1692c(b) of the FDCPA gives rise to a concrete injury in fact sufficient to confer standing under Article... Continue Reading

by Manuel H Newburger
04/22/2021


Legislative Update

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Legislative Update

The House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) will hold its first markup of the 117th Congress on April 20, 2021. We expect a focus on budget views and estimates and for the Committee to reauthorize the FinTech and Artificial Intelligence Task Forces. HEROES Act debt collection moratorium bills... Continue Reading

04/15/2021