As the world continues to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, we take a moment to consider how the crisis could affect the way we address the other global systemic risks, such as climate change. ... read more
Commercial lenders will face many new and unique challenges over the coming months as the full effects of the coronavirus pandemic are felt throughout the economy. For commercial customers, cash flow, liquidity and credit tightening dramatically across industries is the new normal. In these uncertain times, no segment of the bank commercial portfolio is under as much short and long-term risk as the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) line of credit segment.... read more
Who has lien priority on items installed into leased equipment if a customer defaults? Julia Gavrilov explores this question and explains how lenders can ensure that the accessions they have financed will receive their warranted priority.... read more
Many businesses squeeze every drop of useful life from an asset to cut costs, but Katerina Jones says this practice often causes downward pressure on financial results. Since older trucks have a higher total cost of ownership, operating them often costs more than replacing them with newer models.... read more
The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has shown us how rapidly pandemics can alter public health and global markets. How quickly we recover from these events depends in large part on collaboration from every sector, including the equipment leasing and finance industry. ... read more
As the coronavirus continues to disrupt global supply chains, sectors with increased exposure to China, including technology, manufacturing, auto and retail, are most at risk. Can modern companies with experience handling supply chain disruption minimize the threat posed by the virus?... read more
Technology can transform the daily processes of asset managers. To illustrate the dramatic difference it can make, Kevin Sensenbrenner and Martín Klotzman take us through a typical day in the life of two asset managers.... read more
Whether you are a third-party originator or a funding source/bank, the responsibility lies with all parties to build partnerships based on mutual trust, mutual commitment, shared ideas and common goals.