Volume 7, Number 4

April 30, 2013

The National Mortgage Settlement: One Year Later
By Tom Miller, Iowa Attorney General
April marks the one year anniversary of the signed Consent Judgments in United States of America, et al, v. Bank of America, et al. The court orders formally implemented the historic National Mortgage Settlement involving the attorneys general of 49 states and the District of Columbia, our federal partners led by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers.
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Employee Spotlight
Cassandre Saint-Preux balances details for multiple legal trainings with ease as a program assistant for the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), which is a branch of NAAG.
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Uniform Bankruptcy Plan Proposals – Taming the Wild West of Chapter 13
By Karen Cordry, NAAG Bankruptcy Chief Counsel
Bankruptcy – like Gaul – is divided into three main types of proceedings: Chapter 7 cases, Chapter 11 cases, and Chapter 13 cases.
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Attorneys General Address Three Major Challenges at Southern Region Meeting
By Hedda Litwin, NAAG Cyberspace Law Chief Counsel
Unique in its focus on three major themes, rather than the traditional single topic, the NAAG Southern Region Meeting, March 20-22, provided a forum for attorneys general to address major issues affecting consumer housing, healthcare and military personnel.
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Attorneys Needed for Program Counsel Position
The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) is the training and research arm of NAAG, founded in 2007. NAGTRI is hiring three attorneys for its program counsel position, with start dates beginning in July.
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Join Us in Boston for the NAAG Summer Meeting
NAAG invites you to our Summer Meeting, June 17 – 19, 2013, in Boston, Mass. Summer is a great time to explore this city affectionately known as “America’s Walking City.” Early registration rates end May 20.
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