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Protection for Creditors in Bankruptcy? Judge Steele (M.D. FLA.) Holds That The Bankruptcy Code Precludes an FDCPA Claim For Filing a Proof of Claim on Time-Barred Debt

By Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Publications
As seen in The Cramdown, Spring 2016. By: Amy Drushal The Eleventh Circuit created new precedent (unfavorable precedent from a creditor's perspective) in Crawford v. LVNV Funding LLC, 758 F. 3d 1254 (11th Cir. 2014), when it held that filing a proof of claim on a time-barred debt violated the FDCPA. What the Eleventh Circuit declined to address in Crawford was…
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ABA Forum on Construction Law’s 2015 “Sticks and Bricks”

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February 25th, 2015 8:00 - 5:30 p.m. Patrick J. Poff Trenam Kemker Shareholder, Patrick Poff is Co-Chair of the ABA Forum on Construction Law’s 2015 “Sticks and Bricks” Program, which will be held in six cities around the country on February 27, 2015.  The “Sticks and Bricks” program is a primer for construction lawyers on…
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Blenda J. Santiago Joins Trenam

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Trenam is pleased to announce that Blenda J. Santiago, joined the firm as a Florida Registered Paralegal and will work in the Real Estate and Lending Transactions group. Prior to joining the firm, Blenda worked as a paralegal at Gray-Robinson.  
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The Affordable Care Act’s Reporting Requirements

By Business Transactions, Employment, Publications
By Boyd E. Chapin, III The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) commonly known as “Obamacare” created new reporting obligations in 2015 requiring most employers to report certain information to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) about each of its full-time employees, including whether it offered the employees and their dependents…
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