The Banking & Finance Law Report blog is devoted to highlighting news and trends in the banking and financial industry. Blog authors include attorneys primarily from Porter Wright’s Banking and Finance and Bankruptcy, Workouts and Reorganization practice groups. These nationally recognized teams provide analysis of issues related to regulatory compliance, business strategy, workouts and other matters affecting the way financial institutions operate within the banking industry and across business environments.
Recent Blog Posts
- Emergency orders: COVID-19 and distressed commercial leases By Sam Gamer Distressed commercial tenants and their landlords may find themselves in tense situations during the COVID-19 pandemic. As those parties consider how to handle their lease obligations, they should consider, among other things, the varying contours of recent executive and emergency orders. As shown below, orders from various jurisdictions have taken different approaches to addressing the pandemic’s impact on commercial tenants. Some jurisdictions have directly addressed commercial tenants in their emergency orders. For example, on April 1, 2020, the governor... More