Banking & Commercial Finance
Ulmer & Berne’s lending and finance practice regularly represents national and local banks, finance companies, insurance companies and other financial institutions, as well as borrowers, in connection with all types and sizes of financings. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge and experience in commercial lending matters, including:
- Revolving, term, and other commercial lending facilities
- Secured lending transactions
- Asset-based lending transactions
- Syndicated lending and participations
- Acquisition financing
- Interest rate swaps and other hedging techniques and derivative transactions
- Real estate financing
- Commercial leasing and equipment financing
- Domestic and international letter of credit financing
- Loan maintenance, restructuring, and warrants
- Tax-exempt bond financing
- Floor-plan financing, aircraft and vessel financing
- Mezzanine financing
- DIP financing
Financing transactions often require experience in other areas of law. The attorneys in our banking and commercial finance practice work closely with the members of the firm’s other practice areas to address issues involving corporate law, taxes, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, environmental law, intellectual property law, securities law, labor law, and employee benefits. With the assistance of these other skilled lawyers, our lending and finance attorneys are able to structure financing arrangements and advise clients in a way that minimizes our clients’ risk throughout the lending relationship.
February 2, 2021 – Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to share that Alan W. Scheufler, Partner and Co-Group Leader of the firm’s Banking & Commercial Finance Practice Group, has been named to the Midwest Real Estate News Hall of Fame, which recognizes the most important players from all facets...
February 02, 2021
January 26, 2021 – On December 27, 2020, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act (the “Economic Aid Act”) became law. The economy continues to struggle from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This new law provides additional support to many small businesses. So far in...
January 26, 2021
June 9, 2020 – Late last week Congress approved and the President signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“Flexibility Act”). This new bill attempts to address some of the more troubling requirements when applying the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) to actual business situations. PPP was created by...
June 09, 2020
May 19, 2020 – Desperately needed by Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan borrowers, on May 15, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department (Treasury) finally issued the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application (“Form”) and instructions (“Instructions”). Click here for the combined Form and Instructions. While the Form and Instructions answer some of the numerous...
May 19, 2020
UPDATED May 14, 2020 – On May 13, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department announced an additional automatic extension of the Safe Harbor deadline from May 14, 2020 to May 18, 2020. May 13, 2020 – The rules and ground shifted yet again today when FAQ 46 was issued at the eleventh hour. Everyone,...
May 14, 2020
UPDATED May 14, 2020 – On May 13, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department announced an additional automatic extension of the Safe Harbor deadline from May 14, 2020 to May 18, 2020. UPDATED May 6, 2020 – On May 5, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department announced a one-week automatic extension of the Safe...
May 01, 2020
UPDATED May 14, 2020 – Due to demand, effective May 4, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that the EIDL loans described below are limited to $150,000, and they will only accept applications from agricultural businesses due to funding limitations for the EIDL program. Also due to demand, the...
April 14, 2020
UPDATED March 31, 2020 – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was just passed by Congress and signed by the president on March 27, 2020. It provides $2 trillion in much-needed emergency relief to businesses of all sizes impacted by COVID-19. Depending on the size of your...
March 31, 2020
SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans – Overview March 25, 2020 – Our state and federal governments are responding in many ways to help American businesses address the unique financial challenges caused by the current nationwide medical emergency. The emergency loan program described below is only for businesses: 1) that qualify size-wise...
March 27, 2020
From Ulmer’s Real Estate Advisor Law Blog By Kristin W. Boose On March 20, 2020, the CRE Finance Council hosted a great conference call entitled, “The Impact of COVID-19 on the Commercial and Multifamily Real Estate Property & Finance Markets.” Like many of us in the commercial real estate world,...
March 23, 2020
Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce the election of three partners to the firm, effective January 1, 2020. This class of new partners includes attorneys with backgrounds in diverse legal disciplines and who reflect Ulmer’s commitment to providing sophisticated advice and counsel. “We are happy to welcome Kristin,...
November 20, 2019
Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce that 11 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by Cincy Magazine as Cincy Leading Lawyers. Attorneys selected as Cincy Leading Lawyers are considered to be the best in the Tristate area. Members of Greater Cincinnati’s legal community nominate their colleagues each...
January 31, 2019