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Still Time to Register for Bankruptcy and Collections Seminars
Friday, May 15, 2015 6:00 AM

Seemingly harmless areas of your bankruptcy and collections functions can, if unchecked, cause liability problems for credit unions. The next Bankruptcy and Collections seminars will take place May 20-21 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Great news! You still have time to register!

More Information and Registration.

The Bankruptcy Seminar

Proofs of claims, the failure to properly perfect liens on automobiles, and fraud can expose credit unions to serious liability. Don't let that happen to you. Make sure your employees are proficient in all things bankruptcy and collections by attending Cornerstone's Bankruptcy and Collections Seminars.

Bankruptcy Seminar participants will take an in-depth look at the following topics:

  • Failure to properly perfect liens on automobiles
  • Dire lien avoidance problems
  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Reaffirmation agreements
  • Proofs of claims
  • 2005 bankruptcy reforms
  • Bankruptcy essentials
  • Emerging problems in bankruptcy courts
  • Automatic stay issues – post-petition repossessions, payroll deductions, and credit reporting

The Collections Seminar

The Collections training focuses on the Texas Debt Collection Practices Act and various compliance issues regarding collections policies and procedures and guidelines for effective telephone collections.

Credit union collectors must have a clear and thorough understanding of the restrictions and requirements of the Debt Collection Practices Act and this seminar will provide a section by section analysis. A portion of the day is devoted to practical advice with regard to effective telephone techniques and strategies which will make collectors more effective on the telephone.

Collections Seminar participants will take an in-depth look at the following topics:

  • Texas Debt Collections Practices Act, restrictions and requirements
  • Compliance issues in the collections department
  • Collection policies and procedures
  • Guidelines for effective telephone collections

Who Should Attend?

Presidents, CEOs, managers, loan officers, credit committee members, volunteers, collections officers, compliance officers, and any other credit union staff responsible for minimizing the credit union's exposure to bankruptcy losses, collections, or lending in general.

Grant Assistance

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation's website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Staci Zale, Foundation Grants Manager, at 800-953-8283 for more information.


Contact Cristina Lau at, (800) 442-5762, ext. 6639, or (469) 385-6639.