American Automotive Leasing Association (AALA)
A national industry association composed of commercial automotive fleet leasing and management companies. Membership includes domestic and international companies as well as family-owned businesses. AALA also has an associate member category that is open to any company or organization with an institutional interest in the automotive leasing industry.
American Bankers Association
Based in Washington, D.C., the American Bankers Association represents banks of all sizes on issues of national importance for financial institutions and their customers. The ABA, founded in 1875, brings together all categories of banking institutions, including community, regional and money center banks and holding companies, as well as savings associations, trust companies and savings banks.
American Bar Association
The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. The ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
Asset Management Section at ELFA Online
A comprehensive resource center and home base for asset managers, equipment managers, collections managers, and business professionals. Provides reliable business information, dependable business partners, and general help with managing idle, surplus, or off-lease equipment.
Association for Governmental Leasing and Finance (AGL&F)
A non-profit association whose membership is comprised of companies actively engaged in municipal leasing activities. AGL&F was founded in 1981 to provide an educational forum and industry oversight among issuers, leasing companies, investment banking firms, banks, and third-party lease brokers who participate in the lease-purchase financing of real and personal property to state and local governments. Law firms, municipal bond insurers and rating agencies complement the membership.
Provides data, analytics, electronic trading, and financial news to the world.
The Canadian Finance & Leasing Association
The 200-plus members of the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association (CFLA) are active in the asset-based financing, equipment and vehicle leasing industry. CFLA members cross the financial services spectrum from banks, insurance companies, trust companies and investment dealers to manufacturers' finance companies and independent leasing companies. The customers of this industry are Canadian small, medium and large business as well as consumers. The funders of this industry are pension funds, insurance companies and banks.
For students, a list of internships and employment nationwide.
Equipment Finance 101
A one-stop informational portal for financial decision-makers. Rich with information on leasing and strategic financing methods, ELFA's equipmentfinance101.org provides potential lessees with equipment financing information to help them make informed equipment financing decisions.
The CLP Foundation is the new official governing body for the Certified Lease Professional ("CLP") program. The CLP designation sets the standard for professionalism in the leasing industry. This designation identifies and recognizes individuals within the leasing industry who have demonstrated their competency, through continued education, testing and conduct.
Commercial Finance Association
Founded in 1944, the Commercial Finance Association is the trade group of the asset-based financial services industry, with members throughout the U.S., Canada and around the world. Members include the asset-based lending arms of domestic and foreign commercial banks, small and large independent finance companies, floor plan financing organizations, factoring organizations and financing subsidiaries of major industrial corporations.
to provide professionals and executives in the financial services industry the information and resources they need to develop and implement competitive strategies in a wired world.
Dun & Bradstreet
Market analysis, industries, etc. Subscribers can access business reports, financial profiles, historical data, credit scoring and more.
Eastern Association of Equipment Lessors (EAEL)
The Eastern Association of Equipment Lessors (EAEL) is a non-profit trade association serving its members in the equipment leasing industry. The association is governed by an elected Board of Directors with various committees that administer to its overall operation. Member firms are committed to a philosophy of professionalism and integrity and subscribe to a Code of Ethical Standards as an expression of this commitment. Although EAEL is primarily a northeast regional association, our members are located in 31 states and Puerto Rico.
Section of ELFA Online dedicated to the products and materials that the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has made available for sale.
eLessors Networking Association
It's all about networking! Serving the world's largest online network of equipment leasing and commercial finance professionals. Whether you represent a company that leases equipment or provides products and services to companies that do, the Lessors Network can enhance your networks.
Equipment Leasing Group of Berkowitz, Lefkovits, Isom & Kushner
The Equipment Leasing Group of Berkowitz, Lefkovits, Isom & Kushner represents Lessors, Lessees, Lenders, Brokers, Funding Sources and Vendors, all types and sizes of equipment financings, including leveraged leases, government and nonprofit leases and tax-driven transactions. Experience is in a broad range of equipment types, including aircraft, vehicles and other transportation equipment, construction and manufacturing equipment and telecommunications, computers and other high-tech equipment.
ELT, published 10 times a year, offers timely industry news and in-depth articles on finance, accounting, tax administration, Legal affairs, the marketplace, and sales and marketing. Regular departments such as "Financial Watch," "Washington Update," "Leasing Law," and "State News" report on legal, legislative and tax concerns within the industry. "Take Note" provides up-to-the-minute developments in the industry, regulatory changes and personnel changes, as well as educational meetings and programs within the industry.
The pre-eminent site for news, comment, analysis and data on the world's capital markets. euromoney.com houses the online version of Euromoney, the monthly magazine, as well as a growing number of free-to-access sections serving the information needs of particular communities (e.g. the bonds community or the Central and Eastern European capital markets community).
Advanced sales training for equipment leasing professionals.
The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA)
The Finance & Leasing Association is the major UK industry body for the asset finance, consumer finance and motor finance sectors.
Financial Education Association
FEA is a professional association of finance academicians devoted to financial education.
Financial Management Association
A non-profit organization, FMA publishes research and commentary on important financial issues; hosts annual finance conferences. FMA also maintains one of the largest clearinghouses of doctorally-qualified positions and candidates in the finance community for its members and has student chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia. Over 5,000 academicians and practitioners throughout the world find membership.
The objective of FINWeb is to list Internet resources providing substantive information concerning economics and finance-related topics.
Independent Community Bankers of America
For over 70 years, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) has been the only national trade association dedicated to community banks -- aggregating their political power, providing industry information and training, and offering top notch products and services.
Institute of International Container Lessors (IICL)
The Institute of International Container Lessors (IICL) was organized in 1971. IICL's membership engages in leasing marine cargo containers to ship operators and others on a broad international basis. Member companies own approximately 97% of the leased container fleet, roughly half of the world container fleet. Members also own and lease a high percentage of the U.S. chassis fleet.
Journal of Finance
The Journal of Finance publishes leading research across all the major fields of financial research. It is the most widely cited academic journal in finance and one of the most widely cited journals in economics as well.
Is a bi-weekly online resource that offers the latest business insights, information and research from a variety of sources. These include analysis of current business trends, interviews with industry leaders and Wharton faculty, articles based on the most recent business research, book reviews, conference and seminar reports, and links to other web sites.
LEAN - Lease Enforcement Attorney Network
A nonprofit organization of law firms who pride themselves on their ability and willingness to represent clients needing assistance in the enforcement of lease obligations, collections, asset recovery and bankruptcy. This organization is comprised of 36 different law firms spread throughout 45 states and the District of Columbia.
Supplies businesses and consumers with information about the leasing industry.
A valuable collection of leasing industry related material including several publications by respected leasing industry leaders and academics.
With an account you get: news stories, access legal decisions, financial information on companies across the world.
the Equipment and Asset Finance Website, located in the UK.
Every month the Monitor provides readers with in-depth information supplied by trusted sources in the leasing and financial centers of the United States. Thousands of professionals rely on the Monitor to bring them up-to-date on the latest news and information in the equipment leasing industry.
NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association
The leading organization in developing electronic solutions to improve the payments system. NACHA represents more than 12,000 financial institutions through direct memberships and a network of regional payments associations, and 650 organizations through its industry councils. NACHA develops operating rules and business practices for the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network and for electronic payments in the areas of Internet commerce, electronic bill and invoice presentment and payment (EBPP, EIPP), e-checks, financial electronic data interchange (EDI), international payments, and electronic benefits transfer (EBT).
The NAELB is an organization formed to promote the interests of equipment leasing brokers through education, advocacy, improved communication with funders and programs designed to upgrade the professionalism and profitability of brokers, funders and others engaged in the business of equipment lease financing.
National Funding Association
NFA consists of people, financial professionals of all stripes who have come together to network and build bridges within the financial community. The National Funding Association is quite simply a network of individuals consisting of investment bankers, accountants, attorneys, brokers, venture capitalists, consultants, bankers, turnaround professionals, factors, specialty finance companies, and asset based lenders. It was organized in 1991 for the express purpose of bringing together financial professionals to network among themselves.
NVLA provides educational opportunities, promotes responsible legislation and communicates with members regarding developments and trends in vehicle leasing. NVLA promotes the leasing concept while encouraging the highest ethical and professional standards.
Patton Boggs LLP
A law firm of almost 400 lawyers located in several US cities with deep expertise in over 50 areas of legal practice, including leasing, secured transactions, project and mezzanine finance and bankruptcy. Based on his book, Business Leasing for Dummies (BLFD)(r), David G. Mayer presents BUSINESS LEASING NEWS, an informative, concise and helpful newsletter distributed on the second Wednesday of each month.
International financial information services, transaction and media products
Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA)
A voluntary, non-profit national trade association, organized in 1978 to provide a unified and focused voice for the truck renting and leasing industry. TRALA's membership includes well over 100 suppliers and approximately 650 leasing and rental firms, which make up virtually the entire full-service truck rental and leasing industry. The industry is responsible for more than 40% of all new commercial trucks, classes 3 through 8, placed into commercial service for the first time.
United Association of Equipment Leasing
The mission of the United Association of Equipment Leasing is to further the welfare of its members and to provide and promote a forum for interaction and programs which enhance business opportunity.
U.S. Banker is written for financial institutions of all sizes, from community banks with a $1 billion or less in assets or money-center banks with more than $100 billion in assets. Monthly coverage in the magazine includes Asset Management, Community Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Customer Acquisition & Retention Strategies, Debit & Credit Cards, Marketing, Branding &Advertising, M&A, Mortgage, Regulation & Policy, Retail Banking, Risk Management, Small Business and Technology.
Web Sites for Discerning Finance Students, provides links to well over 100 financial management web sites grouped by category.
Published annually, the Yearbook features over 100 authoritative articles by leading industry experts on global leasing and a comprehensive and unique directory of over 4,400 companies active in the sector. The extensive introductory section provides an informed discussion of current trends and debates in the marketplace. There is a special report on the leasing software and IT market. A unique ranking of the top 50 leasing markets by size worldwide completes this essential guide.