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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

by Nathan Willner
12/17/2020


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

12/3/2020


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

by Nathan Willner
11/19/2020


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

11/5/2020


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

10/30/2020


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

09/17/2020


Announcing Two Exciting Fall Events: 2020 Executive Experience, Virtual Experience

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Announcing Two Exciting Fall Events: 2020 Executive Experience, Virtual Experience

NCBA is optimistically proceeding with its plans for a new event, the 2020 Executive Experience, to be held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge on October 21 -23. The JW Marriott has implemented health measures due to COVID-19 including enhanced cleaning, social distancing, touchless... Continue Reading

08/10/2020


On The Record!

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On The Record!

Congressman Alex Mooney asks of CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger: “…the American Bar Association and the National Creditors Bar Association have both stated their opposition to the safe harbor provision in (the CFPB proposed Debt Collection Rules).  Continue Reading

by Nathan Willner
08/6/2020


NCBA Supports Exemption of CARES Act Stimulus Payments from Garnishment

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NCBA Supports Exemption of CARES Act Stimulus Payments from Garnishment

Consumers are faced with many challenges as they deal with the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic and the resulting state of emergency. In response, Congress enacted the CARES Act to “provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by... Continue Reading

04/16/2020


Largest Federal Response in U.S. History Passes U.S. Senate

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Largest Federal Response in U.S. History Passes U.S. Senate

The CARES ACT, the largest federal response in U.S. history contained in H.R.748, provides immediate relief to those affected by COVID-19. The bill passed the US Senate by a vote of 96-0. NCBA was pleased to see that the bill does not specifically include any prohibition on debt collection. Continue Reading

03/26/2020


Oppose H.R.6379 & S.3565 - A Complete Blanket Ban on Debt Collection

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Oppose H.R.6379 & S.3565 - A Complete Blanket Ban on Debt Collection

During this challenging time, NCBA is doing everything it can to help its member law firms and attorneys nationwide continue their professional activities and navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as safely as possible. To that end, NCBA already sent a letter to the White House and... Continue Reading

03/25/2020


NCBA Submits Letter to Trump Administration

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NCBA Submits Letter to Trump Administration

In a letter to the Trump Administration, NCBA President Mark Groves and Executive Director Liz Terry addressed concerns that have arisen out of suggestions by certain lawmakers that eliminating the work of the creditors rights attorneys is a prudent action that should be taken. Continue Reading

03/20/2020