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2016

March 28, 2016
Bill to be Introduced for Puerto Rico debt crisis

March 21, 2016
Introduction of S 2682

March 10, 2016
Introduction of HR 4682

March 04, 2016
FCC Grapples With Robocalls on Student Debt

March 03, 2016
Introduction of S 2558

March 03, 2016
States Urge Senate to Reverse Amendment Allowing Debt Robocalls to Mobile Phones

February 26, 2016
Elderly Are Victims of Student Debt

February 26, 2016
House Committee hearings on Puerto Rico crisis and Conservative House Caucus Rejects Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring

February 19, 2016
Hearings on Puerto Rico Financial Matters Next Week

February 18, 2016
Oil Bankruptcies May Exceed Great Recession Levels

February 17, 2016
Guam Says "No" to Territorial Bankruptcy

February 17, 2016
IRS Commissioner Testifies Before House Subcommitee on Financial Services

February 16, 2016
Student Loan debt grows by $29 Billion

February 11, 2016
Senator Hatch Pledges to Introduce Puerto Rico Fix

February 11, 2016
House Panel Trims Federal Role in Bankruptcy Bill

February 10, 2016
Earned Income Tax Credit for Puerto Rico in President's Budget

February 08, 2016
Bankruptcy Filings For 2015 Lowest Since 2007

February 05, 2016
Retiring Judge Talks About New York and Delaware Bankruptcy Courts

February 04, 2016
Rep Duffy Introduces Bill to Address Puerto Rico Crisis

February 03, 2016
Puerto Rico fiscal crisis moves to House Natural Resources Committee

February 02, 2016
House Natural Resources Committee to Take up Puerto Rico Fix

January 28, 2016
Senate Democrats Urge Financial Fix for Puerto Rico

January 21, 2016
New Bill Introduced for Additional Bankruptcy Judges

January 13, 2016
Introduction of HR 4347

January 11, 2016
INSOL International Mexico City One Day Seminar

January 07, 2016
Congress Moves Closer on Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

2015
December 30, 2015
Puerto Rico May Default on some Debt in January

December 29, 2015
CFPB Files Consent Order Against Debt Litigation Firm

December 28, 2015
Follow-Up to the Debt Problem in Puerto Rico

December 16, 2015
Puerto Rico Bail Out not Included in the Omnibus Bill

December 15, 2015
Introduction of HR 4225 - Bankrutpcy Judgeship Act 0f 2015

December 15, 2015
IRS Releases Guidance on Assessment Impact of Bankruptcy Filing

December 10, 2015
Group of Senators Introduce Puerto Rico bill

December 09, 2015
Public Hearing Scheduled on Periodic Reports in Non-Small Business Cases

December 09, 2015
Senator Hatch Wants Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Resolved Before Holiday

December 08, 2015
Congress Shows No Rush to Assist Puerto Rico As Crisis Worsens

December 07, 2015
CFPB fines debt collector over old AT&T accounts

December 04, 2015
House Advances Final Version of Highway Bill with debt-related offsets

December 01, 2015
Puerto Rico Again in Focus of Congress

November 24, 2015
Update on H.R. 22

November 19, 2015
Democratic Lawmakers Ask FCC to Limit Robocalls

November 17, 2015
New Bankruptcy Forms Effective December 1

November 13, 2015
Highway Bill Conferee Opposes Tax Debt Collection Language

November 11, 2015
Introduction of S 2255 a bill amending Fair Debt Collection Pratices Act

November 06, 2015
FTC and States Crack Down on Illegal Debt Collection

November 06, 2015
House Advances Effort to Renew Private Tax Debt Collection

November 05, 2015
Update: Senator Markey Introduces Robocalling Bill

November 04, 2015
FTC and Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown Against Abusive Debt Collectors

October 29, 2015
Fiscal Year 2015 Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Fall

October 29, 2015
First Circuit Could Make Landmark Student Loan Decision

October 28, 2015
Senator Warren Rails Against Robocall Provision in the Budget

October 27, 2015
Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015

October 23, 2015
House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairs Push back on White House Puerto Rico Proposal

October 21, 2015
Phone Scam Targets Consumer Bankruptcy Filiers

October 16, 2015
Treasury Officials Meet with Puerto Rico Governor

October 13, 2015
New Jersey Senate Passes Bill Allowing ID Theft Victims to Stop Debt Collectors

October 13, 2015
FCC Issues Fax Rule Declaratory Ruling

October 09, 2015
Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill Gains Support and Creation of Advisory Board Backed

October 05, 2015
Clinton Blasts Patriot Coal Bankruptcy Plan

September 29, 2015
Follow up on Puerto Rico bankruptcy

September 28, 2015
Hispanic Lawmakers say Puerto Rico needs Bankruptcy Options

September 15, 2015
Meaningful Review Required When Attorneys File Debt-Collection Lawsuits

September 11, 2015
CFPB Fines Two Largest Debt Buyers

September 10, 2015
Introduction of HR 3451 Student Loan Bankruptcy Parity Act of 2015

August 25, 2015
JCUS hearings on amendments to the federal rules of bankruptcy procedure

August 18, 2015
Debt-Suit Lawyers Review Falls Short

August 07, 2015
Total Number of Bankruptcy Filings Hits Lowest Number Since 2007

August 07, 2015
CFPB's Cordray Reiterates Intent to Pursue Rulemaking on Consumer Arbitration Clause

July 27, 2015
Phone Companies Pressured by States to Stop Robocalls

July 27, 2015
Hearing Before Senate on the Role of Bankruptcy in Addressing Too-Big-To-Fail

July 24, 2015
National Treasury Employees Union and Senator Disagree Over Private Tax Collection

July 23, 2015
Report on Consumer Bankruptcies Comparing 2014 and 2013 Data

July 22, 2015
S 1774 Introduced to Advance Chapter 9 Bankruptcy for Puerto Rico

July 17, 2015
Senate Democrats Propose "Zombie debt" bill

July 09, 2015
Congress and Bankruptcy Lifeline for Puerto Rico

July 07, 2015
Financial Institution Bankruptcy Bill Hearing Scheduled

July 01, 2015
Senators to Offer Chapter 9 Bill to Help Puerto Rico

July 01, 2015
NYC Attorneys Lose Round In Battle Over Debt Collection Licensing

June 26, 2015
CFPB Publishes Narratives

June 25, 2015
Financial and Health Care Industries Get Carve-Out From FCC's New Robocall Rules

June 19, 2015
CFPB Report on Private Student Loans Urges Changes to Co-Signer Release Process

June 16, 2015
Introduction of Senate Bill 1540

June 11, 2015
Introduction of HR 2542

June 10, 2015
Bankruptcy Filings for 12 Month Ending March 31, 2015 Down 12 Percent

June 10, 2015
FCC to Vote On Robocall, Text Proposal at June 18 Meeting

May 26, 2015
BREAKING: High Court Strengthens Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction

May 13, 2015
Bankruptcy Filings for Period Ending March 31, 2015

May 13, 2015
Dems Offer Another Senate bill Seeking to Aid Employees

May 13, 2015
Cybercrime at Law Firms Triggers Ethical Duties to Report Hacking

May 13, 2015
FTC With NY AG and CFPB Plans Kickoff of Debt Collection Dialogues

May 13, 2015
Supreme Court Action on Bankruptcy Forms

April 14, 2015
CLLA Update GAO Report on Financial Company Bankruptcies

April 09, 2015
CLLA Update CFPB Will Allow Consumers to Disclose Personal Narratives in Complaints

April 08, 2015
Identity Theft Continues to Dominate FTC's Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2014

April 08, 2015
CLLA Update White House to Review Bankruptcy Opiton for Student Loans

April 08, 2015
CLLA Update-Annual Report Shows Bankruptcies down 13 Percent in 2014

April 08, 2015
CLLA Update-Democratic Senators Introduce Bill to Give Bankruptcy Relief for Private Student Loans

April 08, 2015
CLLA Update-Informal Guidance from IRS Addresses Partnership Issues in Bankruptcy

April 08, 2015
CLLA Update GAO Review Legislative Proposals Covering Financial Company Bankruptcies

April 08, 2015
CLLA Update-Introduction of HR 1488

April 08, 2015
CLLA Update-Ex-Employees Can Exclude 90 Percent of Bankrupt Airline Tickets

March 06, 2015
Identity Theft Continues to Dominate FTC's Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2014

March 06, 2015
CFPB Chief Says Progress Expected in 2015 on Debt Collection Rulemaking

March 06, 2015
CLLA Update - Bankruptcy Bills

February 17, 2015
CLLA's 2nd Annual Capitol Hill Day

February 13, 2015
CLLA Update IRS At Odds with Tax Court Ruling on Partnership Debt Exclusion in Bankruptcy

February 13, 2015
CLLA Update-Texas Bankrutpcy Court Proposes Rules

February 10, 2015
CLLA Update-FTC Release Debt Collection Report

February 02, 2015
CLLA Update-Introduction of S194 and HR 526

February 02, 2015
CLLA Update-Bankruptcy Filings for 2014

February 02, 2015
CLLA Update-Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act (S 194)

February 02, 2015
CLLA UPDATE-CFPB and Debt Collection Proposal

January 22, 2015
Commercial Law League Announces Management Change

January 09, 2015
CLLA Update: Growing Complaint Volume to CFPB

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