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Consumer Watchdog Faces Attack by House Republicans
Feb 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee will move forward on legislation to neuter the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its power to crack down on predatory business practices, according to a leaked memo that emerged on Thursday and infuriated Democratic defenders of the bureau.
continue to: nytimes.com

Banks Under Investigation for Violating Federal Bankruptcy Law
Nov 17, 2014
Last week, the United States Trustee Program filed requests for the issuance of subpoenas seeking documents and testimony from Synchrony Financial (formerly GE Capital).

OCC Provides Clarification on Consumer Debt Sales Bulletin
Oct 28, 2014
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has clarified a critical component of its August 4th bulletin on consumer debt sales.

American InfoSource Unveils New Facility in Dallas-Fort Worth
Aug 12, 2013
American InfoSource LP (AIS), a diversified, global financial services firm based in Houston, today announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas.

New General Counsel Hired at Ascension Capital Group
Feb 13, 2013
American InfoSource LP (AIS) today announced the hiring of Alice Whitten as General Counsel at Ascension Capital Group, Inc. (ACG). ACG is part of the AIS family of financial services companies.

American InfoSource Announces Hiring of Two Industry Veterans
Feb 4, 2013
American InfoSource LP (AIS), a diversified, global financial services firm based in Houston, today announced the hiring of two industry veterans: Kwang Thomas Choi joins as Director of Business Development and Jody Jimerson as Director of Sales.

American InfoSource Acquires Bankruptcy Service Provider Ascension Capital Group
May 17, 2012
American InfoSource, a diversified, global financial services firm based in Houston, today announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Ascension Capital Group, Inc. (ACG), a subsidiary of Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECPG).

American InfoSource President Testifies before House Judiciary Committee
Jul 27, 2011
American InfoSource President, Blake Hogan, testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the issue of “Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee Responsibilities and Remuneration.”

American InfoSource Delivers Electronic Adversary Case Notices
Jun 21, 2011
American InfoSource, the leading source of debt recovery solutions, today increased its lead on all major bankruptcy data providers with the announcement of a new electronic notification system designed to make it simpler than ever for creditors to receive adversary case notices.

AIS Establishes New Presence in Washington, D.C.
May 23, 2011
American InfoSource is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic partnership with John McMickle, President of JDM Public Strategies.

In bankruptcy, debtors hide assets and pay the price
Feb 21, 2011
Compared with other federal crimes like terrorism, kidnapping and counterfeiting, bankruptcy-related crimes have long ranked low on prosecutors' priority lists.
continue to: tampabay.com

Kagan Backs Bank on Bankruptcy in First Court Opinion
Jan 12, 2011
Justice Elena Kagan, hailed last year by President Barack Obama as a defender of “ordinary citizens,” sided with a Bank of America Corp. unit against an indebted consumer in her first U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
continue to: bloomberg.com

Five Signs You're Headed for Bankruptcy
Oct 27, 2010
U.S. consumer bankruptcies are on an upward trend, with 1.6 million filings estimated to come by the end of 2010.
continue to: newsweek.com

Tracking H.R. 4950: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act of 2010
Jun 27, 2010
To provide for improvements to the administration of bankruptcy in cases under chapter 7 of title 11 of the United States Code.
continue to: govtrack.us

Only a fraction of those in need file for bankruptcy
Jun 9, 2010
Bankruptcy filings are nearing the record 2 million of 2005, when a new law took effect that was aimed at curbing abuse of the system.
continue to: usatoday.com

Unemployment rates will drive bankruptcy filings even in a recovery
May 2, 2010
With Memphis and the nation mired in a deep recession last year, you might expect the path from neighborhoods and businesses to U.S. Bankruptcy Court would be more heavily trod than usual.
continue to: commercialappeal.com

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