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ELFA/ELFF Predict the Course of the U.S. Economy in the Epoch of COVID-19

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association and the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation co-hosted an hour-long webinar, “Coronavirus and the U.S. Economy: Implications for the Equipment Finance Industry.” The April 15 event generated more than 875 attendees and featured the... read more

Best Practices

The Other Disruptor of 2020: COVID-19 Delivers Lessons on Future Proofing

In equipment finance circles, we’ve discussed digital disruption and the innovation imperative for a while. Disruption is one thing when it’s a deliberate innovation pursuit, but it can be devastating when unplanned. This year, COVID-19 disrupted us all in some... read more

Brokers

Exit Strategy for Grey Haired Brokers

What happens when it’s time to wind down your broker business and prepare for retirement? Bud Callahan walks through the steps to consider while making the decision and shares the wisdom he has learned from his exit journey.  Many of... read more

Company / Executive

The Creative Analytic: Tackling Challenges with a Broader Pivot

Allison Conley’s favorite thing about being assistant finance manager at LEAF Commercial Capital is having very hard problems to solve. “I never get bored,” Conley says. Finding new challenges is a driving force in her career. “The opportunity to keep... read more

Conference Coverage

ELFA/ELFF Predict the Course of the U.S. Economy in the Epoch of COVID-19

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association and the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation co-hosted an hour-long webinar, “Coronavirus and the U.S. Economy: Implications for the Equipment Finance Industry.” The April 15 event generated more than 875 attendees and featured the... read more

Equipment Related

Navigating Business in a Time of Crisis: The 2020 Vendor Finance Roundtable

How has COVID-19 impacted your team and your vendor partners? Can you share any challenges or success stories that you have encountered in the wake of the pandemic? Jim Kelly: These unprecedented times have challenged our team, our customers and... read more

Industry Related

The Equipment Leasing Company of the Future

The medium- to long-term challenges and opportunities of the post-COVID-19 world are now coming into view. The virus did not remake business models but accelerated the adoption of market trends already in place, including digital transformation, managed services and environmental,... read more

Leader Insights

Three Values Emerge in Chaos: Marlin’s Pandemic Story

As a small business lender, Marlin Capital Solutions was in the middle of the storm when it came to the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on the economy. We not only faced the effects of the pandemic on our own workforce, but... read more

Lease Accounting

2019 ELFA Lease & Financial Accounting Conference: Lessons and Observations on Lease Accounting

The annual ELFA Lease and Finance Accounting Conference was held recently in Chicago, September 16-18. While it is well over three years since the new U.S. and international lease accounting standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16, were issued, it is... read more

Legal

Remedies Available (or Unavailable) to Secured Lenders in the COVID-19 Environment

With the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant torrent of loan defaults, secured lenders are scrambling to determine their remedies. Of course, foreclosure is a key mechanism of enforcement at the forefront of the minds of secured lenders.... read more

Opinion

Will Courts Allow Lease Cancellation in the Wake of COVID-19?

Moritt Hock & Hamroff has been following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on creditors’ rights.  On May 21, 2020, it reported on the pandemic’s impact on Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) Article 9 sales — specifically, whether Article 9 sales... read more

Rankings

THE MONITOR 101+ TOP 5

The top five players in the Monitor 101+ ranking — a captive, two bank affiliates and two independents — commanded 30% of the total market share and contributed 20.4% of the collective total new business volume of the Monitor 101+... read more

Roundtable

Navigating Business in a Time of Crisis: The 2020 Vendor Finance Roundtable

How has COVID-19 impacted your team and your vendor partners? Can you share any challenges or success stories that you have encountered in the wake of the pandemic? Jim Kelly: These unprecedented times have challenged our team, our customers and... read more

Sales/ Marketing

Selling Software for Three Decades — Has It Changed in the Digital Era?

Some principles of selling have always been the same. For me, listening and confirming what a customer/prospect is asking for is my golden rule. But what is being sold today and the value proposition, technology and approach are significantly different... read more

Technology

Playing Catch Up: Advice from Six Technology Leaders

Commercial lending is incredibly behind consumer lending when it comes to technology. How can the equipment finance industry learn from the consumer space? What technology trends does the industry need to adopt to thrive as we head into 2021 and... read more

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