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ELFA/IMN Spring Meetings: The Investors’ Conference and Women’s Leadership Forum

While winter in the Northeastern United States was milder this year than in 2018, it still brought with it the requisite cold, gray skies, and snow. Spring’s arrival may have been just as mild, but at least served as an... read more

Best Practices

Brokers Bridging the Gap: A Broker’s Perspective on Best Practices

Being a broker is a lot like being a juggler in a circus, but instead of juggling rings, we juggle relationships. As brokers, we are the point of contact for everyone involved in the transaction, including the funder, the customer,... read more

Brokers

Brokers Bridging the Gap: A Broker’s Perspective on Best Practices

Being a broker is a lot like being a juggler in a circus, but instead of juggling rings, we juggle relationships. As brokers, we are the point of contact for everyone involved in the transaction, including the funder, the customer,... read more

Company / Executive

The Netflix of Leasing: DLL Looks to Stake a Claim in Usage-Based Financing

Head into your average city, and chances are you’ll see some sort of bike or car share program. Or check out a weekend flea market and look at the hundreds of CDs and DVDs that populate the sales tables as... read more

Equipment Related

The Secret is Out: Equipment Finance Goes Mainstream in the Secondary Market

For the last half century, the equipment finance industry has continued to grow year over year. Starting at $29 billion in 1960, the industry has grown to over a trillion dollars in 2018. Industry veterans still remember a time when... read more

Industry Related

10 Years as “Nom de Plume” Dexter Van Dango

2019 marks the tenth year I have contributed to the Monitor 100 publication. Over the course of the past ten years, I have written for the Monitor under the pen-name Dexter Van Dango more than 40 times, addressing issues that... read more

Leader Insights

Monitor 100: The Best of the Best: How Did They Do It?

The acid test of any business strategy is results. Customers decide which businesses succeed and which businesses fail. If marketplace acceptance is the ultimate test for a business, the businesses profiled in this article are the best of the best.... read more

Lease Accounting

Crunching the Numbers: 2019 — A Year of Expected Changes for the Leasing Industry

Although ASC 842 and IFRS 16 were released several years ago, many lessees will only first notice how the changes affect financial reporting in the first reporting period for 2019. Many lessees will not be subject to the new standards... read more

Legal

Tipping the Scales: The Great Escape

If you are a secured lender, then you know to file a UCC financing statement to perfect your security interest in the collateral, whether or not it is tangible (such as equipment) or intangible (such as accounts or leases). You... read more

Opinion

Self-Disrupt or Die: A Pivot to New Technology Can Ensure Survival

Industry behemoths are losing market share and some have even declared bankruptcy as they’ve been reluctant to accept technological change. According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends Report, only 12% of fortune 500 companies present in 1955 are... read more

Rankings

Monitor 100 Demographics… Denoting a Dramatic Decade: What Does That Have to do With Destiny?

What a difference a decade makes. Perhaps now just a fading memory, 2008 was a painful turning point within the financial industry landscape as the U.S. entered its deepest recession in 80 years commencing in December 2007. This intensified with... read more

Roundtable

Living in the Future: The Monitor 2019 Tech Roundtable

AI and robotics process automation are hot topics. How close is the equipment finance industry to adopting these trends and how will it affect large and small lessors? Katie Emmel: AI and robotic processes have the potential to deliver great... read more

Sales/ Marketing

Greasing the Wheel: Your CEO Wants to Differentiate, But How?

Up until I spotted the iceberg looming ahead, it had been a perfectly nice voyage. The CEO and I were both excited to launch a new product in a growing field. However, after my repeated requests to find more beta... read more

Technology

Is Cloud Right for You?

Cloud-based technology touches almost every aspect of our life, from consuming news and entertainment to travel to simply communicating and connecting with each other. The cloud surrounds us and serves as the connecting force between technology and our daily routines.... read more

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