- Loan Broker Compensation – Ethical And Legal Considerations
- News Detail
- BFS Appoints Carol Apicella Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer
- Corporate Energy Lawyer Michael Freeman Joins Haynes and Boone as Partner
- Wilmington Trust Expands Global Loan Agency Services Team with Two Key Hires
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.
Previous TSL Articles
Methods for Winning the Candidate on the First Interview
We tend to believe that most people who go to an interview will automatically take the job if it is offered, but many times that is not the case. It is important to remember that while you are interviewing the candidate, the candidate is also interviewing both you and the company. Just as the company has a checklist of what it is looking for, so does the candidate. Here is a guide to some of the most tried and true ways for an interviewer to ensure a ‘Yes!’ from a candidate after only one interview.
Synovus Launches New Specialty Finance Division and Structured Finance Team
Synovus Bank announced the launch of a new Specialty Finance Division, focused on providing debt capital financing and commercial banking solutions to fund companies operating in niche asset classes.
LIBOR Phase-Out: Considerations for Oil & Gas Companies
With over $370 trillion of global financial contracts referencing LIBOR (London Inter-bank Offered Rate), many oil and gas companies are curious about how the phase-out of LIBOR by 2021 could impact their organization. Many companies are beginning to ask how this transition will impact their organization and what steps can be taken now. The following is a discussion of:
- why LIBOR is being phased out;
- the transition plan for the phase-out;
- items companies should consider; and the steps that can be taken now.
Three Ways to Improve Your Risk Performance Through Data Technology
Aug 19, 2019
By embracing technology, you can collect, analyze and respond quickly to easily accessible data that helps you accomplish three things simultaneously: mitigate risk, improve efficiency, and develop your organization’s talent.
Cars Aren’t Dead: They’re Just Morphing into What Comes Next
If, indeed, the traditional car as we have known it is “dead”, and its current successors are likely to be short-lived placeholders for what is to come… to understand what’s next and how it will impact the asset-based valuations we perform in the automotive industry, it is necessary to first understand how we got here.
Secured Finance Foundation – Where We Were and Where We’re Going
The Secured Finance Foundation, a 501c3 organization, has been busy this past year rolling out new programs that benefit our industry. Some of the important initiatives from 2019 include commissioning and delivering a groundbreaking Market Sizing & Impact Study, with assistance from Ernst and Young, LLP, which is free to our members and donors..
Lien Trouble Down on the Farm
Jul 2, 2019In a priority dispute between a bank and two nurseries, the bank prevailed. The dispute concerned who held the senior lien in over a million dollars’ worth of trees and shrubs in three states. By Samuel R. Henninger
SFNet Women in Secured Finance Conference Explores How Women Can Step into Their Power
May 1, 2019
SFNet's Women in Secured Finance Conference provided networking and insight for career development and how to navigate issues faced in today’s work environment. By Eileen Wubbe
Finance Professionals Can Build on Blockchain for Success
May 1, 2019
Rick Burke of TD Bank discusses the results of TD’s recent blockchain survey. When it comes to the technology’s specific capabilities and implications, finance professionals are divided: blockchain will create stronger audit trails (29%), speed up payment processes (22%), improve efficiency of cross-border payments (21%) and reduce payments fraud (18%). TD’s survey also revealed a conundrum in the treasury world: Faster and real-time payments are coming soon, but organizations still have obstacles to implement them. By Rick Burke
Interview with Honorable Kevin J. Carey, Delaware Bankruptcy Judge
May 1, 2019
Judge Kevin J. Carey (D. Del.; Wilmington) has served on the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware since 2005 (serving as Chief Judge from 2008 to 2011), having first been appointed as a bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 2001. By Michele Ocejo
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