Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue

Preserving Tenants’ Debt Collection Rights Under CDC Eviction Moratorium

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 2:00pm EDT

Last year, as the COVID-19 health and economic crisis fell upon us, millions of tenants found themselves  in danger of losing their homes. In 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary order to shield struggling tenants from eviction. As a follow up, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently issued an interim final rule, effective May 3, 2021, that provides certain debt collection rights for tenants protected under the CDC order. 

ECOA Cases as Companions to FCRA Cases

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) practitioners are likely familiar with the frustrations of trying to ascertain FCRA damages without solid Adverse Action Notices. Violations of Adverse Action Notice requirements are rampant. This webinar will address how the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) can be used to hold creditors accountable for vague, incorrect, or altogether missing Adverse Action Notices.

The Tactical Deployment of Regulation X: Loss Mitigation in Judicial, Quasi-Judicial, and Non-judicial States

The upcoming expiration of the CARES Act moratorium on foreclosure sales and the anticipated volume of delinquent borrowers seeking mortgage assistance will present significant new challenges that consumer foreclosure lawyers must start preparing for now. 
 
This is an advanced seminar that presumes attendees have significant litigation experience in wrongful foreclosure and federal regulation under RESPA’s Regulation X loss-mitigation and servicing rules. Attendees should also be familiar with the CARES Act and their state’s foreclosure laws.

FDCPA & FCRA Claims after Bankruptcy

Consumer bankruptcy filings have seen a precipitous decline due to the COVID-19 crisis with chapter 13 filings down 42 percent year-over year.  That is precisely why consumer attorneys need to assure their current clients' receive the "Fresh Start" guaranteed by the bankruptcy code by helping their clients remedy unfair debt collection activity post discharge. This webinar is geared toward beginner and intermediate practitioners who already have a functional understanding of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Report

Defending Debtors with NCSLT and SLS Student Loans

Collection of private student loans by third-party entities has swelled in the last five years. This webinar will cover some of the strategies used to defend student loan borrowers in lawsuits brought by one of the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (NCSLT) or Student Loan Solutions (SLS). The webinar is geared primarily towards attorneys seeing their first NCSLT and SLS cases.

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