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FCS Online UCC and Lien Search System Adds Arkansas, Maine, Vermont and Wyoming

March 27, 2014 UCC, Services / System Update, Due Diligence

We are delighted to announce we have expanded our online UCC and lien search system to include Arkansas, Maine, Vermont and Wyoming. Starting Monday, March 31, active users may log on to ficoso.com and search our reliable data obtained directly from the states. These new states add 1,407,279 UCC and lien documents to our online system. Use our broad-based search engine to locate liens by debtor name or file number, then use our unique…READ MORE

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Tips for Effective UCC and Lien Searching

March 20, 2014 UCC, Online UCC System, Due Diligence, Reduce Financial Risk, Tips

The simple purpose of UCC and lien searching is to minimize your lending risk by accurately informing your lending decisions. UCC and lien searching is not a black or white process, however; the quality of your search results plays a essential role in helping you to determine that risk. If for any reason your search results are inaccurate or incomplete, your effectiveness in mitigating your lending risk is diminished. Read on for tips…READ MORE

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Tips for Avoiding Rejection of Articles of Incorporation

March 13, 2014 Corporate

Tips for Avoiding Rejection of Articles of Incorporation In most states, filing articles of incorporation (or organization) is a simple process —document filers fill out a form, collect a signature and send the document off to be filed. Corporate filings get rejected often, however, and it is usually for errors that are easy to catch. Here are three easy tips to help guard against rejection of your business formation filings. Check…READ MORE

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[On-Demand Webinar] The Basics of Lien Priority

March 06, 2014 UCC, Due Diligence, Event

It's time to refresh your lien knowledge. Join us this week to learn more about lien priority. The Basics of Lien Priority Duration: 60 Minutes Webinar Description Mastery of lien priority is critical in today’s high stakes, fast-paced world of commercial transactions. Whether you’re new to the industry or an industry veteran, you won’t want to miss this presentation by Texas attorney Bradley B. Clark on lien priority. Questions? Contact…READ MORE

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