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Looking Back and Moving Forward
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Looking Back and Moving Forward

By Liz TerryExecutive DirectorNational Creditors Bar Association As we wrap up 2020, I wanted to thank you, our members, and share with you a few highlights and a few exciting initiatives on the way for 2021. The number one thing that stood out to me in 2020 was our membership's overwhelming... Continue Reading

Postedby Liz Terry
Date posted12/23/2020


Policy Update: House and Senate Approve $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill
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Policy Update: House and Senate Approve $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill

Late last night, the House and Senate passed a $900 billion pandemic relief bill alongside $1.4 trillion to fund the government through September 30, 2021. Importantly, the bill ensures that businesses will be able to deduct payroll costs and other expenses covered by the Paycheck Protection... Continue Reading

Date posted12/22/2020


NCBA Issues Statement in Response to the CFPB’s Part II: Debt Collection Rules
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NCBA Issues Statement in Response to the CFPB’s Part II: Debt Collection Rules

National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) issues the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (Bureau) Part II of final rulemaking on the implementation of the Fair Debt Collection Procedures Act (FDCPA): NCBA acknowledges and thanks the Bureau for its ongoing... Continue Reading

Date posted12/18/2020


Advocacy Update
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Advocacy Update

CFPB Rules Part 2 anticipated December 18; NCBA Task Force Formed-Assisting Members with MAI and Independence of the Practice of Law Continue Reading

Postedby Nathan Willner
Date posted12/17/2020


Reaffirmation: 7 Things Every Creditor’s Attorney Should Know
Reaffirmation: 7 Things Every Creditor’s Attorney Should Know

Filing a reaffirmation agreement in a chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding is a commonplace occurrence for many attorneys. Continue Reading

Date posted12/10/2020


Take Action: The Small Business Expense Protection Act
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Take Action: The Small Business Expense Protection Act

NCBA is offering an easy to use tool to advocate on behalf of small businesses. Continue Reading

Date posted12/3/2020


NCBA to Participate in Perdue Run-Off Campaign Efforts
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NCBA to Participate in Perdue Run-Off Campaign Efforts

In December, NCBA-PAC is participating in a virtual PAC event for Senator David Perdue (GA-R), the incumbent, in his upcoming run-off election against Democrat, Jon Ossoff. Continue Reading

Postedby Nathan Willner
Date posted11/19/2020


CFPB Publishes Final Rule on Debt Collection Practices
CFPB Publishes Final Rule on Debt Collection Practices

On October 30, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a Final Rule under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), applying the FDCPA to modern communication technologies such as email and text messaging, among other provisions. Continue Reading

Date posted11/19/2020


Optimism Shines Bright for NCBA
Optimism Shines Bright for NCBA

Chip StacyHood & Stacy P.A. My recent election as President-Elect of the National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) is fortunate timing for me as the hard work of the organization has given rise to a great amount of optimism for 2021. Led by Liz Terry and Mark Groves, NCBA successfully hosted a... Continue Reading

Postedby Chip Stacy
Date posted11/12/2020


Welcome to the New NCBA Website
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Welcome to the New NCBA Website

We have a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better serve all our members. Continue Reading

Date posted11/5/2020


NCBA Issues Statement in Response to the CFPB's Debt Collection Rule Release
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NCBA Issues Statement in Response to the CFPB's Debt Collection Rule Release

National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) issues the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (Bureau) final rulemaking on the implementation of the Fair Debt Collection Procedures Act (FDCPA): NCBA acknowledges and thanks the Bureau for its ongoing efforts to... Continue Reading

Date posted10/30/2020


Congressman Mooney Continues Support for NCBA's Position in Letter to CFPB Director Kraninger
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Congressman Mooney Continues Support for NCBA's Position in Letter to CFPB Director Kraninger

Yesterday, Congressman Alex Mooney (R-WV) sent a letter to CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger supporting NCBA’s position for the removal of the “Meaningful Attorney Involvement safe harbor” provision in the proposed debt collection rules. In addition to the attention already garnered... Continue Reading

Date posted09/17/2020