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Are You Still Driving a Hoopty?
When it comes to your commercial finance software system, are you like the guy down the street who’s trying to squeeze five more years out of a clunker that’s held together
with the technological equivalents of spit, glue and coat hangers?
By Tony Smith, HPD Software
What’s in a Name?
The current economic situation, and the resulting increase in charge-offs and delinquency rates, now has many lenders scrambling to re-examine their policies and practices regarding protection of the collateral. Ensuring the correct debtor name is sourced and filed on a UCC financing statement is the beginning part of that process.
By Richard Fifield, CT Lien Solutions
SPECIAL SERIES: Part 1 of 3
Elegant & Effective… LOCs in Commercial Loans and Bankruptcy
For many years, letters of credit have been used to facilitate the sale of goods and to provide credit enhancement for all kinds of contractual obligations. Despite the widespread use of letters of credit over the years, many view them as complicated and esoteric instruments.
By Anthony Callobre, Bingham McCutchen
FROM ALL FACETS
ABFJ EXCLUSIVE PROFILE:
The Road to Huntington — Long, Winding and Worth It
Huntington Bank’s James Cannella admits his personal journey to launching Huntington Bank’s new ABL operation has been filled with some sharp turns, short stops and a couple of repeat visits. But it’s been more than worth it…
By Stuart P. Papavassiliou, Senior Editor
To Save the Company… Change Leaders to Get Results
Here’s the real predicament: Who can handle the crisis management role? Clear thinking must prevail and a special set of skills must be applied. If there is not a qualified leader in the company — and there usually isn’t — go outside to locate this type of professional.
By John M. Collard, Strategic Management Partners
Harborcove Financial — Where Wall Street and Main Street Meet
Ref# FAC100 & Ref# COMP034
Last September, two veteran equities traders were introduced to two factors, and serendipity ensued in the form of Harborcove Financial. In short order, the four entrepreneurs embarked on a mission to bring the best of Wall Street together with Main Street…
By Christopher Moraff, Associate Editor
The Pendulum Swings Again: The Assault on Secured Creditors
Part I of this two-part article described how recent court decisions may have seriously eroded secured creditors’ rights. Here in Part II, the writers return with suggestions of strategies and tactics to help lenders protect themselves.
By Paul A. Rubin, Herrick, Feinstein and Howard Brod Brownstein, Brownstein Corporation
Healthcare Insurance Receivables & Accounts as Collateral
In general, private healthcare insurance receivables are treated in the same manner as other accounts under the UCC, while collateralizing government healthcare accounts is more risky due to federal anti-assignment provisions. With the aid of plain English, three Winstead attorneys shed light on the issues and differences.
By Cheryl Camin, John Holman Jr. and Elaine Flores, Winstead
Loan Market Buzzing Again, Article Says
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