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Q&A for Landlords: Keys to Surviving Tenant Bankruptcies

Q&A for Landlords: Keys to Surviving Tenant Bankruptcies

By: Ryan E. Davis, Heather S. Moraes, and Bradley M. Saxton How does a landlord best protect and shield itself from the economic turmoil of its tenants? The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had pronounced impacts on the retail industry, and likely will continue to affect retail for some time to come. Many retail tenants, for the … Read more

Ryan E. Davis Named Chair of WHWW’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights Department

Ryan E. Davis

“WHWW is pleased to announce that Ryan Davis has agreed to serve as the Chairman of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights Department,” remarked Jere Daniels, the firm’s managing shareholder. “Ryan has established himself as a leader in both the bankruptcy bar through his high level of professionalism and competency in the courtroom, and in … Read more

PACE Loans in Florida: A Lender’s Perspective

Florida’s “PACE” Program (which stands for Property Assessed Clean Energy) was created in 2010 through Section 163.08, Florida Statutes, which authorized Florida local governments to finance property improvements for energy conservation and improving a property’s resistance to storm damage.

Establishing the priority of a lender’s mortgage lien during foreclosure or bankruptcy can be challenging when the collateral is also encumbered by governmental or quasi-governmental liens with unsettled lien priority. One such problematic example is the lien priority of PACE loans. Florida’s “PACE” Program (which stands for Property Assessed Clean Energy) was created in 2010 … Read more

Ryan Davis Elected President of the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association

Ryan E. Davis

Ryan Davis was recently elected President of the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association (CFBLA). Ryan, previously the Vice President of the Association, began his term as President at the beginning of 2017 and will serve for one year. The CFBLA is a non-profit organization that supports the collegial and professional practice of bankruptcy law in … Read more