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Filing Stale Proof of Claim in Bankruptcy Does Not Violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

This decision is significant to debt collectors and debt buyers who, according to the dissent, “have ‘deluged’ the bankruptcy courts with claims ‘on


Important U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies Proper Pursuit of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Debt collectors scored a win on Monday when the United States Supreme Court ruled that pursuing stale debt is not a violation of the Fair Debt


MD Ala. Holds Servicer Did Not Violate Discharge By Sending Periodic Statements, NOI, Delinquency Notices, Hazard Insurance Notices
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama recently held that a mortgage servicer did not violate the discharge injunction in 11 U.S


Compulsory electronic working in the Rolls Building: time to reflect
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

It has been almost a month since electronic working became compulsory for professional users of the Rolls Building courts, soon to be called the


Supreme Court: Filing a Proof of Claim on Time-Barred Debt Does Not Violate Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 15, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (5-3) in favor of the debt collection industry, holding that the filing of a proof of claim against a


Out of Time, Not Out of Luck: Supreme Court holds POCs for Time-Barred Debt are OK under FDCPA
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

In a win for debt buyers and servicers, the Supreme Court held in Midland Funding, LLC. v. Johnson that the filing of a proof of claim in a bankruptcy


Perfection of security interests when assets move jurisdictions
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2017

When a financing statement is registered to perfect a security interest in collateral, it is the responsibility of the secured party to monitor the


United States: Delaware District Court Decision May Change the Procedure for Approving Non-Consensual Third Party Releases
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Third party releases in a chapter 11 plan have become fairly common in the United States. A recent decision by the Delaware District Court in Opt-Out


Reserve it or Lose it: Sixth Circuit BAP Reverses Bankruptcy Court on Issue of Whether Trustee Abandoned Asset in Chapter 7 Case
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

In a recent decision, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Sixth Circuit (the “Court”) considered the issue of asset “abandonment” in a Chapter 7


In Win for Debt Buyers, Supreme Court Holds Filing Proofs of Claim in Bankruptcy on Stale Debts Does Not Violate FDCPA
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

In Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a debt collector does not run afoul of the FDCPA by filing a proof of claim in