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Maryland Senate Passes Commercial Finance Disclosure Law, House Considers Consumer Type Disclosures in Commercial Loans

The Maryland Senate unanimously approved amended Senate Bill 496 last week – a measure proposed to curb perceived commercial lending abuses in Maryland by requiring additional financial disclosures when making loans to small businesses. The bill has moved on to the House for consideration.

Send Wires, Make Hires: Creating A More Equitable and Diverse Venture Capital Ecosystem

The venture capital space has historically shut out founders from ethnically and gender diverse backgrounds, and with a looming recession, things could get even worse. What needs to be done to improve equitable capital allocation in this critical part of the economy and how can venture debt play a role?

T.C Wilde, SVP and Senior Account/Portfolio Manager, Axiom Bank

T.C. Wilde completed a long-term career objective in late 2022, as she joined Axiom Bank to help build its newly launched commercial finance division. After holding progressively more responsibility throughout her more than 25 years in the asset-based lending industry at institutions such as UMB Bank, Sterling National Bank, Chase Business Credit, BBVA Compass, CIT, […]

Gina Teresi, Partner, CIC Group/Alterity Group

Gina Teresi joined CIC Group, a property and casualty insurance consultancy that supports asset-based lenders, borrowers and brokers, in 2014 with the vision to leverage the company’s expertise to reach broader audiences, scale the business through operational strategies and create a workplace where colleagues grow while providing best-in-class service to clients. After joining CIC and […]

Marisa A. Sotomayor, Partner, King & Spalding

Marisa A. Sotomayor is a partner in the banking and institutional finance and private credit practices of King & Spalding, based in New York. She concentrates her practice on debt financings and other corporate finance matters, regularly representing banks, alternative lenders, private credit providers, non-traditional lenders, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in a wide […]