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The resources below are provided by thought leaders in Legal, Technology and Services within the Credit, Accounts Receivable and Revenue Cycle Management discipline.

ABC-Amega Inc

Top 10 Reasons Customers Delay Payments: How Credit and Billing Best Practices Can Prevent Delinquent Accounts 1Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Nine Earmarks of the “Right” A/R Outsourcing Partner 4Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Cyber Security Tips for Finance Professionals 1Q2019 CRF News

The US Supreme Court is Set to Rule on Yet Another Credit Card Topic 4Q2017 CRF News

So . . .Your Debtor has Filed a Countersuit2Q2017 CRF News

10 Questions to Ask Before Suing a Collection Account 1Q2017 CRF News

It’s Phishing Season: How to Prevent Your Company from Getting Speared 3Q2016 CRF News

Taking it Back to Basics: Four Best Practices for Credit and Collections Effectiveness 2Q2016 CRF News

AG Adjustments Ltd

Why Aren’t Your Cannabis Customers Paying You? 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Collections During Crisis: Insights on the Impact of COVID and Strategies for Navigating Its Fallout CRF COVID-19 Resources

Six Things to Consider Before Doing Business with Cannabis and CBD/Hemp Companies 1Q2020 Perspective by CRF

Alvarez & Marsal

Commercial Real Estate is Putting Regional Banks in Distress 3Q2023 Journal

ArentFox Schiff LLP

Visa Reduces Its Merchant Surcharge Cap to 3% Effective April 15, 2023: Merchants Should Ensure They Are in Compliance to Avoid Fines, Fees and Litigation 2Q2023 Journal

LIBOR Transition – Implications and Options 3Q2022 Journal

Recent Legislative Developments in Business Bankruptcy: The “Texas Two-Step” and the Nondebtor Release Prohibition Act of 2021 1Q2022 Journal

Small Business Reorganization Act in Practice: Issues and Strategies for Creditors in Small Business Bankruptcies 4Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Why Businesses Should Consider Serving on an Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors July 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Economic Agglomeration and Bankruptcy in the Retail Sector: The Domino Effect 3Q2016 CRF News


Finding Balance Between Sales Growth and Effective Credit Risk Management: Building Bridges Between Sales and Credit 2Q2023 Journal


Hopping on the Generative AI Train: A Strategic Blueprint for Finance 1Q2024 Perspective by CRF

Revolutionizing Cash Flow Management in B2B Payments with Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML) 4Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Turning the Tide on Late Payments: A Spotlight on Efficient Order-to-Cash Strategies 3Q2023 Perspective by CRF

8 Reasons to Use AI in Accounts Receivable to Stay Ahead 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Your Finance Ecosystem Depends on Reliable Integrations 1Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Consider B2B Credit Card Surcharging to Counteract Inflation and Rising Costs 3Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Why Someday Every Business Will Have a Digital Lockbox 2Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Preparing Your AR Team for the Future CFO 1Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Are Your AR Processes Modernized? 4Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Making AR Relevant to the C-Suite 3Q2021 Perspective by CRF

These are the Most Popular KPIs in A/R Today . . . Are You Using Them? 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

What B2B Payments Can Learn from Early ATM Network Interoperability 1Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Match Game: Solving Payments and Reconciliation Issues Before They Happen 4Q2020 Perspective by CRF

The A/P vs A/R Tug-of-War: Ending the Struggle to Manage Multiple A/P Platforms 3Q2020 Perspective by CRF

COVID-19 Crisis Amplifies Paper Check’s Shortcomings 2Q2020 Perspective by CRF

The Amazon Effect: How A/R Can Help Deliver a World-Class B2B Customer Experience 4Q2019 News

A/R, Meet CX: Why it’s Time for Finance Departments to Make Customer Experience a Priority 2Q2019 Journal

Big Data Security Concerns: Solving Your Data Security Issues Across the Invoice-to-Cash Landscape 3Q2017 CRF News


Balancing the Impacts of Insolvencies: Why Visibility Over Payment Behaviours and Trends is Critical 1Q2024 Perspective by CRF

E-Invoicing: The Piece of the AR Puzzle that’s More Critical than You Think 4Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Navigating Change Management in Finance Transformation Projects 3Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Streamline Your Financial Processes and Benefit from Decision Intelligence 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

The True Value of the Credit Manager: A Guide for 2023 and Beyond 1Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Why & How Do Companies Automate Accounts Receivable? 3Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Carixa & Smyyth

Establishing a Corporate Accounts Receivable Deduction Policy and Securing Management Buy-In 1Q2024 Perspective by CRF

Can We Extract More Value from the OTC Cycle? 4Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Integrated Trade Promotion and Deduction Management 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

A Strategy to Reduce Post-Audit Deductions 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Can We Extract More Value from the O2C Cycle? 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Commercial Collection Agencies of America

Account Placement Thru the COVID Lens: An Analytical Report on the Placement of Delinquent Accounts with Certified, Third-Party Commercial Collection Agencies in 2020-2021 1Q2022 Perspective by CRF

The Pandemic’s Effect on the Placement of Delinquent Commercial Accounts for Collection 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Accounting for Bad Debts Related to Trade Receivables 1Q2020 Perspective by CRF

Collectability Scoring – A Unique Approach to Benchmarking 2Q2019 CRF News

A Review of Delinquent Accounts Placed with Certified Third-Party Collection Agencies How 2018 Measures Up to Previous Years 1Q2019 CRF News

A Deep Dive into the Placement of Delinquent Accounts for Collection in 2017 1Q2018 CRF News

Are We Still Staying the Course? 4Q2017 CRF News

An analysis of the Placement of Delinquent Commercial Accounts for Collection 1Q and 2Q 20173Q2017 CRF News

When a Claim Goes to Court 2Q2017 CRF News

An Analysis of the Placement of Delinquent Commercial Accounts for Collection FY 20161Q2017 CRF News

The Licensing Landscape in Commercial Collections 4Q2016 CRF News

Accounts Placement of Delinquent Commercial Accounts1Q2016 CRF News


How Technology Simplifies the Complexity of Dealing with International Suppliers 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Are Unreliable Customers Throwing Your Business Into Financial Ruin? 1Q2023 Journal

The Future of Data 3Q2019 Journal

Experian Business Information Services

Expand Safely with International Credit Reports 1Q2024 Perspective by CRF

Minimizing Supplier Disruption in Your Supply Chain 3Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Combating Digital Fraud Attacks 1Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Credit Portfolio Management — The Ultimate Guide

Mitigating application fraud: the rise of SMBs and commercial loan fraud

Beyond the Trends Report – 2022 Winter Edition
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Evaluating the Signals – Alerts-Account Monitoring Whitepaper

How to Manage Risk in your Supply Chain – Supply Chain Blog Post

Identity Fraud in Commercial Lending – Fraud Perspective Paper

How fraud tools create better customer experiences – Fraud Blog Post

Beyond the Trends Report – 2021 Summer Edition
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Behind the Scores – Recorded Webinar Link
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Beyond the Trends Report – provides unique insight on market trends.
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BIS Insights Hub – a centralized hub offering original thought leadership on the state of small business credit in weekly, monthly and quarterly views.
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Modernizing the Credit Risk Assessment Process (eBook)
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Is Your Process Working – or is it Outdated? 1Q2024 Perspective by CRF

Break Through the Challenges Created by AP and AR Portals 4Q2023 Perspective by CRF

How to Deal with Disputes: A Veteran’s Guide to Removing the Backlog 3Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Recession-Proof: How to Ensure You Survive an Economic Slowdown 1Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Innovation in Real Time 1Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Managing Leading a High-Performing Credit-to-Cash Team 4Q2021 Perspective by CRF

A B2B Financial Ecosystem Provides Opportunity for the Greater Good 3Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Convergence of A/R and Treasury Creates a Cash Culture Worthy of Investment 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Rise of the Machine…Again: Process Automation Takes Center Stage During a Crisis 4Q2020 Perspective by CRF

The Times They Are A-Changin’…For Cash Flow 3Q2020 Perspective by CRF

Cash Flow: Artificial Intelligence Across Credit-to-Cash for Remarkable Results 3Q2019 CRF News

Avoiding Credit Disaster by Letting Go 4Q2018 CRF News

Modernization of a Shared Service Center 2Q2018 CRF News

FrankGecker LLP

The Lurking Danger of Artificial Intelligence: Greater Preference Exposure 3Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Harnessing the Power of Data: Building AI-Enabled Futures in Credit and Finance 1Q2024 Journal

Kelley Drye & Warren

FTC and CFPB Focus on Business Credit Reporting 2Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Protecting What You Have, Pursuing What You’re Owed: Eleventh Circuit Rules That Distributions on Section 503(b)(9) Claims Do Not Reduce the New Value Defense to Preferences 3Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Subchapter V Changed The Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Landscape – How Should Creditors Protect Their Interests? 1Q2022 Journal

Unpacking Force Majeure Contract Clauses and Supply-Chain Disruptions 4Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Unsecured Creditors Beware: The Bona Fide Dispute Requirement of Bankruptcy Code Section 303(b)(1) is Still Evolving 1Q2024 Perspective by CRF

Critical Vendor Status – How to Get It and Get It Right 4Q2023 Perspective by CRF

B2B Credit Card Update 3Q2023 Perspective by CRF

What Not to Believe About Chapter 11 3Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Requirements and Risks in Petitioning for an Involuntary Bankruptcy Case 2Q2023 Journal

Under Pressure: What Vendors Need to Know About Payment Pressure and its Potential Impact on Preference Liability 2Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Timing is Everything 2Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Dates Matter in Bankruptcy: As Two Recent Decisions Emphasize, Creditors Failing to Comply With Bankruptcy Deadlines Face Dire Consequences 1Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Mere Possession of Debtor’s Property is Not a Stay Violation 4Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Can a Claim Transferee “Wash” the Claim from Disallowance Risk? Another Chapter in the Firestar Saga [FULL ARTICLE] 2Q2021 Journal

Can a Claim Transferee “Wash” the Claim From Disallowance Risk? Another Chapter in the Firestar Saga 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

The Nine West Decision: A New Twist on an Old Cause of Action 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

The Recent COVID-19 Legislation’s Bankruptcy Code Amendments of Interest to Trade Creditors 1Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Consignment Done Right: Perfect and Notify for Enforceable Rights in Bankruptcy 1Q2020 Journal

This is Really Funny…On Our Way to The Bankruptcy Court 1Q2020 Perspective by CRF

Legal and Practical Considerations for Remote Employees 3Q2019 CRF News

You Want Me to Give a Proxy to Who? 3Q2019 CRF News

Ultra Petroleum Refuels Grounds for Challenging Make-Whole Amounts, Postpetition Interest, and Other Fees 2Q2019 CRF News

Paid New Value Does Not Count as a Preference Defense – The Last Frontier 1Q2019 CRF News

The Pitfalls of Using Browsewrap Agreements for E-Transactions 4Q2018 CRF News

A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Sweetens Creditors’ New Value Preference Defense 3Q2018 CRF News

Financial Statements Do Not Tell the Whole Story 3Q2018 Journal

Prudent Collection Action May Be Hazardous to Your Preference Defense June 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Remain on Guard: Lessons for Trade Creditors in a post-Toys “R” Us World 2Q2018 CRF News

Understanding DIP Financing Order – Look a Little Closer 1Q2018 CRF News

TCI as Protection from Bankruptcy Preference Risk March 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Jevic – A Paradigm Shift for General Unsecured Creditors? Only Time Will Tell 4Q2017 CRF News

Positioning for Retail Bankruptcies 2Q2017 CRF News

After Ruling in Expressions, Supreme Court Summarily Vacates Fifth Circuit Decision Upholding Texas Surcharge Prohibition and Denies Review of Eleventh Circuit Decision Striking Down Florida’s Surcharge Ban 1Q2017 CRF News Supplement

U.S. Supreme Court Questions Constitutionality of New York Credit Card Surcharge Ban as a Regulation of Commercial Speech 1Q2017 CRF News

A General Overview of the Treatment of Intellectual Property Licenses in Bankruptcy 1Q2017 CRF News

What Constitutes Sufficient Notification of a Security Interest to Cut Off Trade Creditors’ Setoff Rights? 4Q2016 CRF News

A Little More You Need to Know About the “Ordinary Course of Business” and “New Value” Preference Defenses 3Q2016 Journal

Cautionary Tale for Section 503(b)(9) Claimants: Filing a Proof of Claim Might Thwart Recovery 3Q2016 CRF News

The Benefits of Properly Documenting a Consignment Transaction and the Potential For Recovery By Creditors that Don’t! 2Q2016 CRF News

Considering the Legal Ramifications of Using Social Media in Credit Decisioning: The New Reality for Credit Professionals 1Q2016 CRF News


Same Day ACH Now Available for Up to $1 Million Per Payment 1Q2022 Perspective by CRF

Survey Illustrates AP and AR Communications Fragmented: Portals Can Complicate Interaction – Other Friction Remains for Exchanging Information
3Q2020 Perspective by CRF


No Mechanic’s Lien Rights for Rental Equipment Companies in Pennsylvania 4Q2023 Perspective by CRF

Changes to Mechanic’s Lien and Bond Claim Laws 2023 YTD 3Q2023 Journal

Construction Legislative Updates 2021 3Q2021 Perspective by CRF

NCS Lien Index
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Bankruptcy Climate of 2020, Review of Early 2021, and What You Should Do to Protect Your Accounts Receivable 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Credit Insurance Companies Slash Coverage, Credit Professionals Shift Focus to UCC Filings 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

The Use & Impact of Securitization on A/R During the Pandemic 2Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Lien and Bond Changes 2019 — A Review of Statute Changes from the First Six Months 2Q2019 CRF News

503(b)(9) Claims & Consignment Agreements are No Match for Properly Perfected UCCs 4Q2018 CRF News

Broad Changes Ahead for Ontario’s Construction Act with Implementation of New Legislation May 2018 Special Educational Briefing

Post 2010 Amendments, Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code is Popping Up in Courts 2Q2018 Journal

The Value in Mining and Understanding Big Data: A Focus on the Construction Credit Professional 3Q2017 CRF News

Lien and Bond Changes 2017 – A Review of Statute Changes from the First Six Months 3Q2017 CRF News

UCC Filings: an Ounce of Prevention – Why Every Credit Professional Should Utilize UCC Filings to Improve Sales & Reduce Debt Write-Offs4Q2016 CRF News

Bonding Off Liens 2Q2016 Journal

Seriously Misleading, Standard Search Logic, Noise Words, Name Changes & Avoidance: The Importance of Correctly Identifying the Debtor in Compliance with Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code 2Q2016 Journal

4 Tips for Secured Parties Facing Possible Debtor Name Changes 2Q2016 CRF News

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

The Credit Professionals Guide To Non-Bankruptcy Alternatives, Bankruptcy Basics, And Creditors’ Committee Process


How to Achieve End-to-End Digital Payment Excellence 1Q2023 Perspective by CRF

RetailStat – formerly ARMS/F&D Reports/Creditntell

Retailers at Risk 2022-2023 – Special Analysis July 2022 3Q2022 Journal

Decoupling of Stock Price and Credit Quality 1Q2021 Perspective by CRF

Retail Outlook for 2021
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Chapter 11 Recap – 2020 Year in Review
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Holiday Review 2020
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Industry Update & Analysis September 29, 2020
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Industry Update & Analysis June 30, 2020
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Industry Update & Analysis June 23, 2020
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COVID-19 Impact on U.S. Economy (Retail & Wholesale Sector) CRF COVID-19 Resources
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Special Analysis: Retail Store Closings Related to COVID-19 CRF COVID-19 Resources 
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COVID-19: Retailers Most At Risk CRF COVID-19 Resources 
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