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Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday, March 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFPB would lose Powerful Legal Weapon under Republican Plan »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may lose some of its enforcement powers due to a Republican proposal that is expe...
Friday, February 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Press Release: Hill Day 2017 »
PRESS RELEASE                               &nb...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commercial Law League of America Names Alan Nahmias as 2017 President’s Cup Award Winner »
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Friday, February 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update - Bankruptcy Filings for 2016 Hit 30-year Low: ‘Flattening Out’ »
Bankruptcy Filings for 2016 Hit 30-year Low: ‘Flattening Out’   According to statistics released January 25...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update - S. 105 Introduced »
S.105 Introduced   On January 11, 2017 Sen Deb Fischer (R – NEB) reintroduced bill, S. 105 to change the CFP...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update - Republican Bill Could Draw Shutters on CFPB Complaint Database »
A Republican bill, recently introduced, could shut down the Consumer Protection Bureau’s public complaints website. The pr...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press Release: CLLA to Host 4th Annual Capitol Hill Day in Washington, D.C. »
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Monday, November 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update - Bankruptcy Filings Continue Slow Decline; Close to Bottom? »
Bankruptcy Filings Continue Slow Decline; Close to Bottom?   Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period endi...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update - IRS Fears Scams as It Prepares for Private Debt Collection »
IRS Fears Scams as It Prepares for Private Debt Collection   The Internal Revenue Service will notify taxpay...
Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Press Release: CFPB Structure Declared Unconstitutional »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Court Finds CFPB Structure Unconstitutional  Wauconda, IL - October 13, 20...
Friday, September 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A LEGAL LEGACY — Vicksburg’s Dabney keeps family name alive at oldest law firm in state »
Law & Accounting , MBJ FEATURE , NEWS September 16, 2016 By Becky Gillette There has been a...
Friday, August 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update-FCC Limits Robocalls »
On August 11, the Federal Communications Commission added to the many rules and regulations governing how companies can se...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update Two Bills Introduced Regarding Debt Collection »
In July two bills were introduced in Congress regarding debt collection.  The first bill introduced by Senator Joe Do...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update CFPB Debt Collection Plan Will Not Spare Banks »
Banks may have dodged the brunt of new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposals on debt collection, but they won't e...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update-FCC Approves Robocall Penalty Exemption for Student Loan Collection »
The Federal Communications Commission approved final rules late yesterday exempting robocalls or robotexts to collect loan...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update-Debt Collectors Face Caps on Contacts under CFPB Proposals »
As an update to the CFPB meeting last Thursday in California, debt collectors could face restrictions on how often they ca...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update-CFPB Proposes Rule Overhauling Debt-Collection Practices »
The CFPB Thursday will propose a rule to overhaul the debt-collection industry, placing the burden of proof of outstanding...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update Overall Bankruptcy Filings Lowest Since 2007 »
Bankruptcy filings fell 6.9 percent for the 12-month period ended June 30, 2016, while Chapter 11 reorganization filings i...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update-Student-Loan Robocall Call Debt Collection »
A measure passed by Congress last year allows student debt collectors to auto-dial borrowers on their mobile devices but t...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLLA Update-CFPB to Review Debt Collection Rules and Contact Frequency »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is expected to provide the first hints this week of how it will regulate debt col...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FCC Comment Period Open on Proposed Revisions to its Rules under TCPA »
Last November, in pushing through the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, Congress inserted minor amendments to the Telephone...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Natural Resources Committee Passes Puerto Rico Bill »
The House Natural Resources Committee today approved legislation to allow Puerto Rico to restructure its debt under the gu...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Appropriations release 2017 Financial Services Funding »
The House Appropriations Committee released a fiscal 2017 financial services funding bill today that they said would trim...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tenative Deal Between Paul Ryan and Treasury Department On Puerto Rico »
Speaker Paul Ryan has reached a tentative deal with the Treasury Department on a rescue package to ease Puerto Rico's debt...
Thursday, May 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spokeo: Light at the End of the Tunnel for Debt Collectors Charged with “Purely Procedural” Violatio »
In a May 16, 2016 opinion, the United States Supreme Court issued a holding which could offer debt collectors substantial...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Puerto Rico Legislation Stalled Once Again »
Legislation to resolve Puerto Rico's debt crisis is still stalled in the House as a deadline looms.  For weeks, the H...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Puerto Rico Bill Delayed for a Day »
The introduction of a new version of the bill to resolve Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has been delayed for a day.  The t...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filings Increase; While Chapters 7 and 13 Filings Decline »
According to the AOUSC, the total number of bankruptcy filings for Chapter 11 for the 12-month period ending March 31 incr...
Monday, May 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Puerto Rico Bill to be Introduced on Wednesday »
A new version of a bill to help Puerto Rico resolve its debt crisis will be introduced in the House on Wednesday.  Fo...
Monday, May 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bankruptcy Rule Amendments Aproved by High Court »
The U.S. Supreme Court April 28 submitted to Congress for its consideration proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Ba...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Loss of Any Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Would be Significant for Courts »
The bankruptcy court of Delaware could face a severe hardship if one of their judges leaves the bench in the near future.&...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed Rule would Address Contractual Chaos in Bank Bankruptcies »
The Federal Reserve this afternoon will propose a long-awaited regulation that would indirectly force asset managers, insu...
Thursday, April 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFPB Penalizes another Collection Law Firm »
CFPB Penalizes another Collection Law Firm by Jerry Myers On April 25, 2016 the Consumer Financial Protection...
Thursday, April 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top House Staffers to Meet on Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill »
Top Republican and Democratic House leadership staff met today with policy aides and Treasury Department officials to talk...

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