Upcoming Live Webinar

Bankruptcy 102: The Automatic Stay
April 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. PDT (11 MDT, 12 CDT, 1 EDT)
Estimated Duration: 90-120 minutes

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Afterward, the replay alone may be purchased for $160.00.
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It's one of the most important concepts in bankruptcy, but it's also one of the most misunderstood.

Most creditors have heard of "the automatic stay" and that it prohibits a creditor from "doing anything to collect," but myths about what it really prohibits—and even about when it begins and ends—abound. Those misunderstandings can result in sanctions for those who err in one direction, and lost opportunities to collect for those who err in the other direction!

It is essential that those who routinely collect consumer debts have a strong understanding of the automatic stay. Those in management who are responsible for oversight of the collections department must also understand the rule well enough to perform their supervisory role. In fact, anyone who may interact with a borrower who has filed bankruptcy should have at least a basic understanding of the rule.

During this program, participants will learn about issues including:

The automatic stay is perhaps the most important bankruptcy-related rule for collectors and those who supervise them to understand. Join collections, compliance and management professionals from across the country for this program to learn how to best protect your financial institution!

NOTE: This program is intended for employees of consumer lending institutions. Please contact NorthLegal Training and Publications to obtain approval before registering if you are not an employee of a consumer lending institution.

Until the program begins, the fee to attend is $145.00 if paid by credit card or $155.00 if paid by check. For that fee, you and others from your financial institution may view the live program (from one computer) AND the archived program as often as you like for a period of 180 days.

After the live program has ended, the fee to register for and watch the archived program will be $160.00

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Speaker: Eric North

Eric North, the primary speaker at the programs listed on this site, has represented the interests of credit unions and other financial institutions as an attorney with respect to litigation, compliance, governance, bankruptcy and collections matters since 1984. Eric has appeared in state and federal courts throughout the State of California, and has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Eric is also a nationally recognized speaker on legal issues relating to consumer lending institutions, and has presented hundreds of programs on behalf of national, state and local leagues and associations from around the country.

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If you or your staff can't make the live program, you still have plenty of time to watch at a time that is more convenient for you!