Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Jana Floyd

Meet Jana! Jana has been with us for a little over a year, and in that time, she’s made a huge impact helping us on the National Research Team! If you make your way into our St. Paul office, you’ll be greeted by Jana (or one of her cute dogs!).

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Lending Considerations Stemming From Coronavirus

If you are here reading this blog article then you’ve likely taken your bank through some unprecedented times. Thankfully, for most lenders, you were in a decent place in terms of capital levels when the pandemic occurred. However, there are many new considerations as a result of these difficult times to help guide how things proceed.

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UCC Origination: Part II

The UCC lien protects lenders from authorizing additional loans that contain the same assets as collateral. It allows them to maintain their financial interests. UCCs are public record and proper …

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UCC Origination: Part I

Where does a UCC originate from? Typically when a debtor (entity or individual) agrees to pledge assets to a secured party, usually a lender, for a loan or line of …

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Vocabulary of Mergers & Acquisitions

There is much information that can be conveyed in even a brief statement about a transaction if certain vocabulary is consistently applied. Conversely, there is much confusion that can be …