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What is “Standard Search Logic” and what are the Model Administrative Rules? – FCS Greatest Hits #3

November 26, 2014 UCC, Legislation, Online UCC System, Due Diligence, Revised Article 9, Reduce Financial Risk

We would be remiss in our duties of posting our Greatest Hits of UCC searching without mentioning some of the great things the folks at IACA are doing to standardize the application of the Uniform Commercial Code. What is “Standard Search Logic” and what are the Model Administrative Rules? The amount of liens filed in a given state’s filing office can number in the millions making accuracy, and the ability to uncover name variations, …READ MORE

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Understanding the Limitations of State Direct UCC Online Searches & New Alternative Solution – FCS Greatest Hits #2

November 20, 2014 UCC, Online UCC System, Due Diligence, Revised Article 9, Reduce Financial Risk, Tips

We continue our Greatest Hits blog post series this week with "Understanding the Limitations of State Direct UCC Online Searches & New Alternative Solution," where we explain some of the drawbacks of using the state-provided UCC searching resources. Understanding the Limitations of State Direct UCC Online Searches & New Alternative Solution In addition to the broad-based name searching capabilities and reliable state-direct data…READ MORE

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Commercial Finance Association’s 70th Annual Convention

November 13, 2014 Event

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="2545,2546,2544"] First Corporate Solutions will exhibit UCC searching, filing, and monitoring products and services, among other risk management services, at the Commercial Finance Association's 70th Annual Convention. The convention takes place in Washington D.C., November 12-14. FCS will host a prize drawing for a Bose SoundLink Color speaker at its brand new exhibition booth. FCS encourages all CFA attendees…READ MORE

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Broad Based UCC and Lien Name Searching – FCS Greatest Hits #1

November 11, 2014 UCC, Online UCC System, Due Diligence, Revised Article 9, Tips

We have published a lot of material on the topic of UCC searching over the years. Effective UCC searching can save you time and money, so this topic has been popular among our readers. Today, we are starting a six part blog series on the nature of broad based searching and search logic as it relates to UCC searching. Enjoy our first post, and please remember that these blog posts are for educational purposes only; always consult your legal…READ MORE

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New Jersey Added to Online UCC System

November 06, 2014 UCC, Services / System Update, Online UCC System

As of Monday, November 3, we have added UCC data from New Jersey to our online UCC system. Active users may search New Jersey’s UCC database of more than 1.2 million filings, complemented by clear, downloadable document images. Not familiar with our online UCC search system? Check out some more information here. And if you’re interested in learning more from one of our staff members, please click here to schedule a demo.   New…READ MORE

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