INSIGHTS

New Appraisal Threshold Effective April 9th
Bank Regulators Just Raised Appraisal Threshold to $500,000, Evaluations Now Required for Smaller Transactions On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the… READ MORE >
  |   04.11.2018
Federal Omnibus Funding Bill: BUILD Act Brings Good News for Brownfields
“For years policy brownfielders have lobbied for a brownfield authorization and modernization. Over a similar period, the Federal Reserve has begged for fiscal stimulation. The 2018 omnibus bill gave us both.” ~Dan French,
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  |   03.30.2018
NAGGL Technical Conference
Join EDR at NAGGL’s 34th Annual SBA Lending Technical Conference in Chicago, IL May 1 – 3. We’ll be in booth 53 showcasing our Collateral360 platform that streamlines workflow in your lending operations… READ MORE >
  |   02.28.2018
In the Event of a Federal Government Shutdown, EDR Has You Covered
The potential of a government shutdown is back in the news. While the full effect of a shutdown may not be fully known at this time, one thing you won’t have to worry… READ MORE >
  |   01.19.2018
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Q&A ON EDR’S SBA SOP 50 10 5(J) WEBINAR
On October 19th, EDR hosted a webinar to provide the industry with a first look at the nine key areas of changes to the environmental requirements under the new SBA SOP… READ MORE >
  |   11.03.2017
Happy New Fiscal Year! Market Readies Itself For Changes To SBA’S Environmental Requirements
** Part II of our webinar series on the new SOP was held yesterday, October 19, for 400 attendees across the U.S. If you missed it, the replay is available here with detailed… READ MORE >
  |   10.16.2017
Boom On! A Look at the Positive Forces Impacting Site Redevelopment
Last Thursday I hosted a webinar, titled “Site Assessment and Redevelopment Opportunities in the New Political Climate.”  I was very fortunate to be joined by three leading experts in the brownfields space who… READ MORE >
  |   10.05.2017
NEWS FLASH: EPA RECOGNIZES ASTM FORESTLAND STANDARD AS AAI-COMPLIANT
EPA Replaces Reference to Old E 2247 Standard to Reflect 2016 Revisions At our May PRISM conference, Patricia Overmeyer, the Land Revitalization Coordinator at the U.S. EPA’s Office of Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment,… READ MORE >
  |   07.17.2017
OCC Issues New FAQ on Vendor Management
Emphases that third party vendor risk management is not a “one-size-fits-all” process.  The challenges that financial institutions face managing third-party relationships are real, and so is the uncertainty about what regulators want to… READ MORE >
  |   06.23.2017
28th Annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference
EDR is excited to attend the 28th Annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference on May 18-19 at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. We are looking forward to presentations and updates from… READ MORE >
  |   05.17.2017