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A matter of influence – the 2013 leasing Power 50

In the second Leasing Life Power 50, the influential figures of the industry are drawn from all sectors and disciplines of the market, although once again Western Europe leads the class. Grant Collinson and Mike Cobb look at who sits at European leasing’s top table.

Mortgagee must act in good faith on price

Alan Cunningham considers the duty owed when exercising a power of sale

UTB appoints Bossom to asset finance team

United Trust Bank (UTB) has appointed Mike Bossom to its asset finance division as a new business development manager for the south of England region.

Car contract is agreement to supply goods

Judy Harrison and Leyla Cooper explain how a key decision has important implications for VAT.

Do you know the leasing industry’s most influential people?

Leasing Life is looking for your nominations for the most influential people in the European leasing industry to compile the second Leasing Life Power 50.

Shire open for broker-to-broker business

UK broker Shire Leasing has begun facilitating broker-to-broker business and has signed “master broker” agreements with a number of funding partners.

Leasing Foundation and DWF embrace diversity

The Leasing Foundation and law firm DWF have joined forces to create a “Diversity Scorecard” for the leasing and asset finance industry.

Lease accounting draft has “serious shortcomings” – ELFA

The US Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA) has called for the international standard setters to reconsider the proposed lease accounting changes and has urged all stakeholders to submit comments on the exposure draft before the 13 September deadline.

Steps to take to secure return of seized assets

Joanne Davis and Tim Anson say lessors should ensure compliance with operating requirements.