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UCC & Corporate Due Diligence

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How to Handle Cancellation Instructions in California?

December 26, 2014 Due Diligence

We welcome our blog contributor PJ Garcia of Beach Escrow this week to discuss her view on cancellation instructions this week. Cancellation instructions are always a concerning and sometimes controversial area. In the November Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) revision, California Association of Realtors (CAR) included some language that provides for unilateral cancellation of a sort which presents one of those controversies. Upon review…READ MORE

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Drawbacks of a Certified UCC Search – FCS Greatest Hits #6

December 18, 2014 UCC, Online UCC System, Due Diligence, Revised Article 9

The final installment in our Greatest Hits blog series covers state certified UCC searches, aka UCC11s. There are times when you might want to request a certified search, they do serve a purpose. But, because of their oftentimes narrow search logics which can inhibit a searchers ability to uncover name variations, thorough due diligence typically requires utilizing a broad-based search solution that is designed to uncover and include similar…READ MORE

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Maximize UCC and Lien Search Results to Minimize Risk – FCS Greatest Hits #5

December 11, 2014 UCC, Online UCC System, Due Diligence, Revised Article 9

As we continue the FCS Greatest Hits blog series, we want to zero in on a specific benefit resulting from conducting UCC searches with enhanced search logic (i.e., not strict  or certified searches) through a proprietary UCC search system—finding name variations. Learn how to cast a wide net and then whittle your search down to only the relevant results. Maximize UCC and Lien Search Results to Minimize Risk When conducting UCC and…READ MORE

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Benefits of a Proprietary UCC Database Search System – FCS Greatest Hits #4

December 04, 2014 UCC, Online UCC System, Due Diligence, Revised Article 9

The FCS Greatest Hits blog series continues today with more details on the features and benefits of searching with a proprietary UCC search system. And if you're looking to see an online UCC search system in action, don't hesitate to contact us for a free demonstration. Benefits of a Proprietary UCC Database Search System Let's take a look at the benefits of using a proprietary database to perform state UCC searches. What is a Proprietary…READ MORE

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