TSL Feature Articles

Click on the link below to meet some of the “difference makers” in the secured finance community. This issue of The Secured Lender celebrates those who are having a profound impact on both their communities and their organizations. 

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Previous TSL Articles

  • Despite Competition, Factors Still Growing
    Apr 1, 2019

    For factors, 2018 was a very solid year for business, with many in the industry experiencing growth across all regions and specialties, whether organically or through acquisition. Despite the good news, industry leaders do note that competition remained fierce, and they predict more of the same for the year ahead. Banks continue to be highly liquid, and independent factors are likely to see additional pressure from regional and community banks.  By Myra Thomas

  • A Q&A with Women Leaders in FinTech
    Mar 1, 2019

    From cryptocurrencies to smartphone apps, the growing FinTech industry spans an increasingly wide range of innovation and technology. Since emerging as back-end support for established financial institutions in the 2000s, FinTech has evolved to include investment portfolio management, blockchain technology, smart contracts, roboadvisors, mobile banking, lending platforms, and so much more.  By Eva Chaleff

  • Lenders Beware: Acceleration May Defeat Right to Prepayment Premium
    Mar 1, 2019

    In June 2018, the Second Circuit denied senior noteholders’ claim of entitlement to asserted make-whole claims in Apollo Global Mgmt., LLC v. Bokf, NA. This decision serves as a cautionary tale to lenders and underscores the importance of careful attention to both drafting and enforcement of loan documents.  By Theresa A. Driscoll

  • Gender Bias and the Pervasive Interruption of Women
    Mar 1, 2019

    A leading researcher, author and advisor in the fields of leadership and inclusion, Dr. Arin Reeves discusses the results of recent research focused on the interruption of women and measures we can all take to decrease the frequency of this in our own organizations. By Dr. Arin N. Reeves

  • Q&A with David Kucera
    Oct 1, 2018
    Dave Kucera, Head of Financial Institutions Group, Capital One, sat down with The Secured Lender’s senior editor to discuss the results of Capital One’s survey at the Information Management Network’s (IMN) ABS East Conference, held September 23-25 in Miami, FL. By Eileen Wubbe