NetSol Technologies appoints new chief information officer Europe

Paul Stevens has joined NetSol Technologies as chief information officer Europe. 

 
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NetSol Technologies appoints new chief information officer Europe

Jan 26, 2015

Paul Stevens has joined NetSol Technologies as chief information officer Europe. 

Call for asset finance trade associations to merge in bid for greater “strategic direction”

Nine trade associations in the UK have been advised that they should merge into a single body to strengthen lobbying in Europe and slash membership costs, according to a Reuters report. The nine are: Asset Based Finance Association, Finance & Leasing Association, British Bankers' Association, Council of Mortgage Lenders, Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association, Tax Incentivised Savings and Investment Association, Wealth Management Association, Payments Council and the UK Cards Association.

 
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Call for asset finance trade associations to merge in bid for greater “strategic direction”

Jan 26, 2015

Nine trade associations in the UK have been advised that they should merge into a single body to strengthen lobbying in Europe and slash membership costs, according to a Reuters report. The nine are: Asset Based Finance Association, Finance & Leasing Association, British Bankers' Association, Council of Mortgage Lenders, Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association, Tax Incentivised Savings and Investment Association, Wealth Management Association, Payments Council and the UK Cards Association.

US Congress enacts changes to Dodd-Frank: potential for more changes in 114th Congress

Prior to adjournment, the 113th Congress passed the first changes to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (P.L. 111-203, Dodd-Frank) since the landmark legislation was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010. The changes partially repeal the “swaps push-out” rule and make clear the Federal Reserve Board’s authority to develop insurance-based capital standards for systemically important insurance companies under its supervision.

 
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US Congress enacts changes to Dodd-Frank: potential for more changes in 114th Congress

Jan 25, 2015

Prior to adjournment, the 113th Congress passed the first changes to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (P.L. 111-203, Dodd-Frank) since the landmark legislation was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010. The changes partially repeal the “swaps push-out” rule and make clear the Federal Reserve Board’s authority to develop insurance-based capital standards for systemically important insurance companies under its supervision.

As the global asset finance industry urgently seeks new entrants Amanda Childs offers tips to those seeking a successful career

Recent figures released by the UK Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that the asset finance industry in the UK is growing from strength to strength. New business in the asset finance market increased by 12% in November 2014, compared with the same month the previous year.  The annual total of new business passed £25 billion for the first time in more than five years. Business equipment finance grew by 25% in November. Plant and machinery finance, and IT equipment finance were also up by 14% and 40% respectively.

 
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As the global asset finance industry urgently seeks new entrants Amanda Childs offers tips to those seeking a successful career

Jan 25, 2015

Recent figures released by the UK Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that the asset finance industry in the UK is growing from strength to strength. New business in the asset finance market increased by 12% in November 2014, compared with the same month the previous year.  The annual total of new business passed £25 billion for the first time in more than five years. Business equipment finance grew by 25% in November. Plant and machinery finance, and IT equipment finance were also up by 14% and 40% respectively.

Close Bros’ James Broadhead appointed to Motor Finance Power 50

James Broadhead, managing director of Close Brothers Motor Finance, has been included in this year’s Motor Finance Power 50, a poll that seeks to recognise the “most powerful and influential people in the UK motor finance industry". The Power 50, which is now in its third year, comprises of high profile figures including George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.

 
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Close Bros’ James Broadhead appointed to Motor Finance Power 50

Jan 25, 2015

James Broadhead, managing director of Close Brothers Motor Finance, has been included in this year’s Motor Finance Power 50, a poll that seeks to recognise the “most powerful and influential people in the UK motor finance industry". The Power 50, which is now in its third year, comprises of high profile figures including George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.

NextGear Capital to launch stand-alone franchised dealer stocking plan in UK as new regulations loom

The traditional Finance & Insurance (F&I) dealer model is undergoing a major change to create a more transparent and customer centric experience. In part this is driven by regulation but also through a more informed consumer, wanting to take a more forensic view of their vehicle financial arrangements.

 
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NextGear Capital to launch stand-alone franchised dealer stocking plan in UK as new regulations loom

Jan 13, 2015

The traditional Finance & Insurance (F&I) dealer model is undergoing a major change to create a more transparent and customer centric experience. In part this is driven by regulation but also through a more informed consumer, wanting to take a more forensic view of their vehicle financial arrangements.

Bob Genise launches new aircraft leasing company

AerGen Leasing (AerGen) is a new aircraft leasing company focused on providing leasing and asset management solutions for owners and operators of mid-life and late-life aircraft and engines. AerGen Management Services is led by chief executive officer Robert J. Genise, a long-time industry executive who previously served as CEO of both DAE Capital and Boullion Aviation Services.

 
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Bob Genise launches new aircraft leasing company

Jan 19, 2015

AerGen Leasing (AerGen) is a new aircraft leasing company focused on providing leasing and asset management solutions for owners and operators of mid-life and late-life aircraft and engines. AerGen Management Services is led by chief executive officer Robert J. Genise, a long-time industry executive who previously served as CEO of both DAE Capital and Boullion Aviation Services.

P&M, Business- and IT-equipment finance lead the market in latest FLA figures

Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) members have reported a 12% growth in asset finance new business in November 2014, compared with the same month the previous year. The annual total of new business also passed £25 billion for the first time in more than five years.

 
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P&M, Business- and IT-equipment finance lead the market in latest FLA figures

Jan 19, 2015

Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) members have reported a 12% growth in asset finance new business in November 2014, compared with the same month the previous year. The annual total of new business also passed £25 billion for the first time in more than five years.

A rising tide in the shipping finance sector

Although lingering effects of the slow global economic recovery can still be felt on the maritime finance industry, the sector continues to slowly improve. Bright spots include the increased demand for maritime transportation of crude oil, so much so that some companies are converting their new build orders from dry bulk vessels to tanker ships.

 
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A rising tide in the shipping finance sector

Jan 19, 2015

Although lingering effects of the slow global economic recovery can still be felt on the maritime finance industry, the sector continues to slowly improve. Bright spots include the increased demand for maritime transportation of crude oil, so much so that some companies are converting their new build orders from dry bulk vessels to tanker ships.

DLL’s Bill Stephenson introduces lessors to the “circular economy”

Necessity is the mother of innovation. And we need a new circular economy model to build a truly sustainable business - as recognised by the world’s business leaders gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year.

 
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DLL’s Bill Stephenson introduces lessors to the “circular economy”

Jan 21, 2015

Necessity is the mother of innovation. And we need a new circular economy model to build a truly sustainable business - as recognised by the world’s business leaders gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year.

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Rejuvenated UK construction sector investing in fleet technology

The UK construction sector, continuing on its post-recession recovery track, used a relatively str...

An active sportsman takes the chair at the NACFB

The UK National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) has appointed Paul Goodman as it...

Barry Eichengreen argues the case for comprehensive financial reform to cope with 21st century financial markets

The financial crisis of the late 2000s was not brought on by the lack of the Glass-Steagall Act bu...

CRIF and Grant Thornton UK become new members of Leaseurope

CRIF, a global company specialising in the development and management of credit reporting, busines...

 
 
 
 
 
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