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The years since the financial crisis have supplied a great number of large corporate bankruptcies and financial distress. Radio Shack, Lehman Brothers, and most recently, Toys “R” Us have vanished or will soon vanish from the marketplace. While these examples of bankruptcy dominate the headlines,...

In 2010, when Dodd-Frank was signed into law by then President Barack Obama, banks and lending institutions across the Northeast faced a level of regulatory oversight unlike ever before. That regulatory oversight brought significant consequences to commercial real estate investors and small businesses that frequently...

While many bank executives are eager to see a loosening of the regulations foisted upon them by Dodd-Frank, those changes alone should not immediately lead to a greater prevalence of small balance loans for small businesses and real estate investors. The barriers to profitability in...