11th Annual Philadelphia Credit and Restructuring Summit: Opportunities to Learn, Laugh and Network

ABF Journal and its partners, the New York Institute of Credit and the Philadelphia Chapters of the Commercial Finance Association and Turnaround Management Association, outfoxed a March snowstorm by rescheduling the conference for June. For the second year, the event was held at Philadelphia’s Union League and provided an opportunity for serious discussion surrounding hot issues like blockchain and trademark ownership while offering two light-hearted rounds of Jeopardy.

Latest CFA Asset-Based Finance Index Indicates Continued Growth

U.S. businesses continue to grow, as reflected by increased borrowing during Q4/17, the Commercial Finance Association announced.

Anish Elected CFA Chapter President

Jason Anish, president and CEO of Austin Financial Services, was named president of the Southern California Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association.

CFA Appoints Gumbrecht as CEO

The Commercial Finance Association appointed Richard D. Gumbrecht CEO. Gumbrecht had been serving as interim CEO of the CFA since January.

Philadelphia Credit and Restructuring Summit: Energized by New Location, Women Exec Panel

The Philadelphia Credit and Restructuring Summit celebrated its 10th anniversary by moving to a new location and adding a panel of women executives to the lineup. Lenders, turnaround professionals and bankruptcy judges enjoyed a round of Judicial Jeopardy before discussing serious matters ranging from possible federal tariffs on foreign goods to the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s ruling on structured dismissals in bankruptcy.

CFA Mourns Former Executive Director Bruce Jones

The Commercial Finance Association’s former executive director, Bruce Jones, passed away on January 18, 2017.

Greenberg Traurig’s Oppenheimer Named CFA 40 Under 40 Recipient

Greenberg Traurig attorney Bethani Oppenheimer was named a member of the inaugural class of the Commercial Finance Association’s 40 Under 40 Award winners.

Gordorn Brothers-AccuVal’s Sutton Honored by CFA

Gordon Brothers-AccuVal said Alex Sutton will be honored by the CFA with the 2015 Harry H. Chen Memorial Instructor of the Year Award at its national convention in November.

CFA Announces New 2016 Leadership Committees

The Commercial Finance Association announced its new Executive and Management Committees for its Fiscal Year 2016.

CFA: Q2 ABL Loan Commitments Rise More than 7%

The Commercial Finance Association said Q2/15 ABL loan commitments have risen by more than 7% year-over-year.