Bloomberg reported that Boeing suffered another blow to its credibility when internal messages were released showing that employees were anxious about the 737 MAX during flight simulation training. read more
Starting in 2020, any non-compliant diesel fueled vehicle over 14,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) will be denied registration if they do not meet strict in-use emission standards. read more
Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code remains the go-to for businesses (and certain individuals) seeking to reorganize while retaining control of their assets and operations as “debtors-in-possession.” But consistently low percentages of Chapter 11 cases result in successful reorganization. Critics... read more
As the financial crisis and recession of 2008-2009 faded and the economic recovery lengthened, commercial banks and other financial institution “rediscovered” the equipment finance and leasing sector. This led to a flurry of M&A activity, and several independent players in... read more
Kenneth P. Weinberg, Shareholder, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Usury laws vary from state to state, which can make a lease or loan more complicated when the lessor is in one state and the lessee in another. Kenneth Weinberg discusses how this has played out so far in the courts, with favorable rulings for a lessor often depending not only on who files first, but where they file from.
Brokerage, like many financial and professional services, has changed over the years, with the rise of digital innovations, ease-of-use communications and new products on offer through the leasing industry. But for those just starting out, sometimes the old-fashioned way of growing a business is still best, as Bob Bell explains.