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Evaluating State UCC Search Options Series # 6: Drawbacks of a Proprietary Online UCC Database Search

December 30, 2010 UCC

Welcome back for this, the final post of our Evaluating State UCC Search Options blog series! In our previous post on the benefits of a proprietary database, we noted that private search systems offer several key benefits including broad-based name searching capabilities, expansive online image libraries and consistency in search logic and searching practices. This week we will examine some things to watch out for when using a proprietary…READ MORE

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Happy Holidays from First Corporate Solutions

December 24, 2010 UCC

We express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for your contributions to our success this year.Best wishes to you and your family for a joyous holiday season and a happy new year. Please note, in celebration of the holiday our offices will be closed December 24, 2010. Be sure to check back next week for the final installment of the Evaluating State UCC Search Options blog series where we discuss the drawbacks of a proprietary database…READ MORE

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Evaluating State UCC Search Options Series # 5: Benefits of a Proprietary Database Search

December 17, 2010 UCC, Due Diligence

Last week, we wrapped up our discussion on state direct database searches with an overview of some drawbacks associated with using the UCC search feature on a state’s website. Now we are ready to enter the final stretch of the Evaluating State UCC Search Options blog series by turning our attention to proprietary databases. Herein, we will look at the benefits of using a proprietary database to perform state UCC searches. What is a Proprietary…READ MORE

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Evaluating State UCC Search Options Series # 4: Drawbacks of a State Direct Database Search

December 10, 2010 UCC, Due Diligence

On the surface, a state direct database search appears to solve several of the key problems associated with a certified search. A certified search is expensive while a state direct database is offered at low to no cost on a state’s website. Whereas turn-around can be slow for a certified listing, a state direct database search offers immediate results. A certified search uses exact name search logic, but a state direct search engine may…READ MORE

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Evaluating State UCC Search Options Series # 3: Benefits of a State Direct Database Search

December 03, 2010 UCC, Due Diligence

This week, we continue our series on evaluating state UCC search options. Please refer to our previous blog posts for a discussion of the benefits and drawbacks of a certified UCC search. Now, we turn our attention to the benefits of a state direct database search. What is a State Direct Database Search? We are using the term “state direct database search” to describe a UCC search that is generated using an online search feature…READ MORE

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