May 23, 2018: The movement toward open architecture software systems is accelerating in equipment finance. Companies increasingly prefer open architecture platforms when evaluating systems for planned upgrades or building their own software. The trend has beco...
 
May 14, 2018: Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little has unveiled the findings of its major global study into mobility, with a warning that much more work needs to be done worldwide to improve urban transport networks. Singapore and several European cap...
 
Mar 01, 2018: The markets served by the members of the Finance and Leasing Association are vital to the UK economy and 2017 proved to be another entertaining year as we steered through increased uncertainties. Our FLA members continued to grow their market pres...
 
Jan 30, 2018: Leaseurope and Invigors EMEA are passionate about establishing the most favourable environment to attract, retain and stimulate the millennial generation to apply their collective intellectual capabilities and energy to the European asset and motor...
 
Jan 29, 2018: The challenges of building a competitive advantage in the emerging digital auto finance ecosystem attracted a record audience of global auto finance leaders to the International Auto Finance Network annual conference. More than 300 delegates gathe...
 
Dec 28, 2017: Just over a year on from its launch, the UK's much-vaunted Bank Referral Scheme hasn’t quite delivered in the way that many were expecting. As the year races to a close, it’s worth reflecting on the scheme’s limitations as well as the things it ha...
 
Dec 20, 2017: Appropriately for the season, stuck in the details of a generally anodyne FCA consultation paper on the fees by which firms cover the regulator’s costs, is an old chestnut: What is a lease? The answer could have a surprisingly big effect on FCA reg...
 
Dec 19, 2017: We marvel at today’s breakthroughs in quantum computing, artificial intelligence and robotics that blur the lines between the physical and digital worlds. Every industry in every country feels the impact. New inventions bring changes to our lives,...
 
Dec 14, 2017: Biometric technology, meaning any technological solution used to identify a person by his or her unique physical or behavioural characteristics, is likely to have a major impact on asset finance over the next decade. From checking the background o...
 
Nov 23, 2017: It is now the norm for manufacturers and larger vendors to offer some kind of financing solution to their customers and their motivations for doing so vary from a sole focus on income generation right through to a sole focus on sales closure suppor...