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June 2021: LEAN Webinar

LEAN WEBINAR: Replevin Law for Equipment Lessors

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May 2020: LEAN Webinar

What you need to know about the New Subchapter V of Chapter 11

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News from the ELFA Legal Forum

By: Bob Bernstein

My Partner Kirk Burkley and I attended the ELFA Legal Forum at the Don Cesar in St. Petersburg Beach this past Sunday-Tuesday.  It was very well attended and many LEAN members were there.  There were over 150 inside lawyers in attendance, along with another 100 outside counsel.  Not only was there great networking (especially the […]

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LEAN Welcomes Wright Law Group, PLLC!

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our newest LEAN member firm, Wright Law Group, PLLC. Matthew T. Wright is the main contact, providing LEAN coverage for Southern Texas from the firm’s Houston office. Financial institutions rely on Matthew to enforce debtors’ contract obligations through court proceedings and bankruptcy filings. A skilled litigator, […]

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LEAN Attorney Frank Peretore Joins Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi

LEAN is pleased to announce that Frank Peretore has joined Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC as a member continuing his concentration in the representation of secured creditors and lessors in the equipment leasing and asset based lending industries. Over the course of 30 years as an attorney, Peretore has developed a wide range of experience […]

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Farleigh Wada Witt Welcomes Tavo Cruz to the Firm

Farleigh Wada Witt is pleased to welcome Gustavo (Tavo) Cruz, Jr. to the firm. Tavo’s practice focuses on commercial finance, corporate finance and general business. He has over 20 years of experience representing banks, commercial lenders and other financial service providers in complex commercial loan transactions. “We are excited to have Tavo aboard,” says firm […]

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The Wait is Over: FASB Issues New Guidance on Lease Accounting

By: Jason Bramwell Staff Writer - AccountingWEB

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) officially released its long-awaited lease accounting standard on Feb. 25, which now requires companies to report most leases on their balance sheets and puts an end to the off-balance-sheet reporting of assets and liabilities related to the rights and obligations created by operating leases. While companies are currently required […]

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Undue Diligence

By: Barry S. Marks - Founding Shareholder, Marks & Associates, P.C.

I remember the day one of my kids asked what it was like in the Great Depression.  After assuring them I was not that old, I told them to ask their grandparents.  I spent the next few minutes thinking over what it meant to my folks to live in the Great Depression and what scars […]

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4 LEAN Member Firms Ranked as Top Leaders in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide

LEAN is pleased to announce that  4 member firms have been ranked in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a leading reference for selecting business lawyers. McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC: Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Louisiana www.mcglinchey.com Poyner Spruill, LLP: Bankruptcy/Restructuring – North Carolina www.poyners.com Hiscock & Barclay (now Barclay Damon): General Commercial Litigation […]

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The Critical Need to Give Proper Notice of Assignment

By: Scott D. Chait - Associate Peretore & Peretore, P.C.

In case you missed it, here is a very informative article by Scott Chait of Peretore & Peretore, our LEAN firm in Northern NJ.  Thank you for your contribution, Scott! A recent decision out of the Maryland federal courts is a good reminder of how critical it is to properly notify account debtors of an […]

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