The Committee on Chapter 7 of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy held a public meeting during the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) on September 15 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Commission invited stakeholders attending the event to request time to make an oral statement at this public meeting, and in addition to submit a written statement to the Commission. Click here to read prepared statements.
The ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy researched and has recommended improvements to the consumer bankruptcy system that can be implemented within its existing structure. These changes include amendments to the Bankruptcy Code, changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, administrative rules or actions, recommendations on proper interpretations of existing law and other best practices that judges, trustees and lawyers can implement. To view a fact sheet on the Commission, please click here.
To access the full report, please click here
To access a summary of key findings, please click here
Commission leadership discussed key findings at the unveiling of the Final Report on an April 11. Watch a replay of the presentation below.
The commission is grateful to the financial support from the ABI Anthony H.N. Schelling Endowment Fund and the NCBJ Endowment.
Previous Meetings and Information
The Commission’s Committee on Chapter 13 held a public meeting during NACTT’s 2017 Annual Seminar on July 15 in Seattle, Washington. The Commission invited stakeholders attending the event to request time to make an oral statement at this public meeting, and in addition to submit a written statement to the Commission. Click here to read prepared statements.
The Commission’s held its first public meeting during NACBA’s 2017 Annual Convention. During the meeting, the Commission heard from more than a dozen witnesses on their ideas and concerns about the consumer bankruptcy process. Click here to view a video recording and read prepared statements.