Federal Reserve Bank Report Examines the Effects of US Leveraged Lending Guidance on the Banking Industry


Following the global financial crisis of 2007-2009, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Board”), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the “OCC”) issued in 2013 the Interagency Guidance on Leveraged Lending (the “Initial Guidance”)...
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Landlords, Vendors, and Trade Creditors Beware: Protecting Your Interests During A Retail Meltdown


As cautioned in my recently co-authored article, “The Future Isn’t Promising for Retailers”, that appeared in the Baltimore Business Journal on March 10, 2017, the retail sector may be primed to see numerous more going out of business sales as the shakeup in traditional “bricks and mortar” retailing continues unabated.
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Employers, Be Aware of—but Don’t Worry about—the Fiduciary Rule’s June 9 Deadline


If you’ve had better things to do, you might only be vaguely aware that the new fiduciary rule becomes effective on June 9, 2017. We’ve written about this before (here and here), but a quick refresher might be helpful as the deadline looms.
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Hope For the Best, Prepare For the Worst: How to Effectively Manage the Perpetual Risk of Employee Loss


Inevitably, all businesses must deal with employee turnover and the departure of key employees.
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Salary History Becoming Latest Battleground in the Fight for Pay Equity


In the past few years, there has been a significant focus by lawmakers on closing the “gender gap” in the pay earned by men and women.
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