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SCOTUS Upholds CFPB Funding Structure
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SCOTUS Upholds CFPB Funding Structure

The Supreme Court this morning upheld the funding structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In a 7 to 2 decision, the court determined that the CFPB’s funding mechanism complies with the Constitution’s Appropriations Clause. Justice Clarence Thomas authored the... Continue Reading

Date posted05/16/2024


Bill to Protect Courts' Authority to Regulate and Oversee the Legal Profession
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Bill to Protect Courts' Authority to Regulate and Oversee the Legal Profession

We're excited to announce that earlier today Representative Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI) introduced H.R. 7947 of the 118th Congress, a bill to protect state and federal courts' authority to regulate and oversee the legal profession. The bill has been assigned to both the House Judiciary Committee (HJC)... Continue Reading

Date posted04/17/2024


Artificial Intelligence Learning Series
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Artificial Intelligence Learning Series

AI is everywhere these days and everyone seems to be talking about it. They even say it's going to change the future of work. But how? What does AI really mean for your work and the creditors rights industry? We hope to provide answers to these questions and more through our new AI Learning Series... Continue Reading

Date posted02/22/2024


NCBA Foundation Receives $50,000 Pledge from Barron & Newburger Foundation
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NCBA Foundation Receives $50,000 Pledge from Barron & Newburger Foundation

2024 Scholarship Program Application Forms Now Available Continue Reading

Date posted01/22/2024


CFPB Director's Congressional Testimony
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CFPB Director's Congressional Testimony

On November 29, CFPB Director, Rohit Chopra, testified to the House Financial Services Committee (HFS) for the "Semi-Annual Report of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection" and before the Senate Banking Committee (SB) on November 30. Industry Impact One of the top issued discussed which... Continue Reading

Date posted11/30/2023


Advocacy Update October 2023
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Advocacy Update October 2023

Here’s the latest news of what’s happening in Washington and specific NCBA advocacy initiatives that we and our lobbyists have been engaged in over the past several weeks. Advocacy Support Fund and NCBA PAC donors receive a more detailed version of the update below, plus opportunities... Continue Reading

Date posted10/4/2023


Lexington Law and Creditrepair.com Enter $2.7 Billion Settlement with CFPB
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Lexington Law and Creditrepair.com Enter $2.7 Billion Settlement with CFPB

Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reported that they reached a settlement with Lexington Law in the PGX Holdings bankruptcy case. As you may recall, we submitted a request for an Advisory Opinion seeking CFPB guidance regarding communication with consumers who have... Continue Reading

Date posted08/31/2023


NCBA Seeks Critically Important Advisory Opinion from CFPB
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NCBA Seeks Critically Important Advisory Opinion from CFPB

On June 22, NCBA submitted an Advisory Opinion Request (AOP), seeking guidance from the CFPB regarding Communication with Consumers who have been represented by bankrupt or defunct law firms. Recently two large credit repair companies with legal and regulatory problems—Lexington Law and... Continue Reading

Date posted06/28/2023


Advocacy Update June 2023
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Advocacy Update June 2023

Here’s the latest news of what’s happening in Washington and specific NCBA advocacy initiatives that we and our lobbyists have been engaged in over the past several weeks. Advocacy Support Fund and NCBA PAC donors to receive a more detailed version of the update below, plus... Continue Reading

Date posted06/7/2023


Making Progress: Restoring Court Authority Over Litigation Act
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Making Progress: Restoring Court Authority Over Litigation Act

In recent years, the American Bar Association (ABA) and its allies, including NCBA, have worked hard to protect the independence of the legal profession and judicial oversight of lawyers. These joint efforts come in many forms – from lobbying Congress to working to have the CFPB’s... Continue Reading

Date posted06/7/2023


Supreme Court to Rule on CFPB’s Constitutionality
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Supreme Court to Rule on CFPB’s Constitutionality

There is a lot of noise surrounding the Supreme Court’s announcement Monday that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) constitutionality will be addressed during the Court’s next term. An appellate court ruled in October that the CFPB’s current funding structure... Continue Reading

Date posted03/2/2023


Introducing a New Bankruptcy Peer Forum and Bankruptcy Education Series
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Introducing a New Bankruptcy Peer Forum and Bankruptcy Education Series

The Education Pillar has been hard at work planning our 2023 education programming and recognized the numerous requests for more education on bankruptcy related topics for creditors rights attorneys. As a result, we are excited to announce the formation of the Bankruptcy Peer Forum, co-chaired by... Continue Reading

Date posted02/8/2023