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Legal Resources

Information regarding pertinent legal matters and their impact on the equipment finance business.
ELFA members enjoy special access to and discounts on many of the following resources. Learn more.

EL&F Articles

  • Notifications of Lease Assignments:
    Lease Buyers Beware!

    This article highlights some of the key elements and considerations when giving notice of a lease assignment to a lessee or if you are responding to a lessee’s request to provide reasonable proof of such assignment.

  • Legal Resources for You

    The ELFA Knowledge Hub provides a wide range of information regarding legal matters and their impact on the equipment finance business. 

Additional Articles
Career Pathways

If you're looking to advance your career in the legal arena of the equipment finance industry, visit the ELFA Career Pathways “Legal Roadmap,” a comprehensive list of training, events, tools and volunteer opportunities offered by the association, customized to your role and experience level.

Resources by State


State Tax Manual

Designed to aid equipment finance companies in tax compliance and planning. Provides state-by-state analysis of sales and property taxes.


State Law Compendium

50-state guide to  compliance with selected state statutes and regulations

elfa foundation

Foundation donors receive benefits, including early access to many of the following resources. Learn more.


  • Securitization: A Renaissance for Equipment Finance?

    This report is the latest industry focused report from the Foundation. The report reviews current environment and analyzes the future of securitizations.

  • Digital Documents

    This Study quantifies the extent to which the equipment leasing industry is now engaged in Electronic Lease Transactions, and the challenges that have been addressed in the process.


Also See:

2023 Legal Buyers Guide
Legal Buyers Guide - Seeking legal guidance? Look no further to find equipment finance lawyers ready to serve you.
An online discussion group focused on legal subjects.

Webinar Recordings

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Member Recognition

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