Legal Resources

Insurance Certificates: Why Lenders and Landlords Want Them

Lenders and landlords want proof of your property and general liability insurance. The Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development (ACORD) created form insurance certificates, specifically an... Continue Reading »

Making Sense of Real Estate-Secured Loan Documents

Loan documents prepared for a commercial real estate-secured loan provide that the guaranty and environmental indemnity agreement are not "loan documents" secured by the deed of trust. Continue Reading »

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of Fair Debt Collections Practices Act for Financial Institutions

On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court held that financial institutions do not become subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA") because of their purchase and collection of defaulted loans. The... Continue Reading »

Oregon Passes a Comprehensive Receivership Code

On June 15, 2017, Oregon's Governor signed into law a comprehensive statutory framework for receiverships. Oregon receivership actions are currently governed almost exclusively by two short court rules and case... Continue Reading »

Evaluating Options for Insolvent Companies: Business Leaders Need to Understand the Tools Available to Them - As Creditors and Debtors

Few companies can survive without debt: establishing credit with vendors and lenders is usually essential to start or grow a business. Continue Reading »

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