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Risk Management Blog

UCC & Corporate Due Diligence

Resource Guide for Legal and Financial Professionals

UCC Mistakes And Errors To Watch Out For

February 25, 2016 UCC

We’re all only human. Try and try as we may to eliminate missteps and foul ups, they still occur. We do our best to mitigate the damages and to learn from our mistakes, maybe make changes to procedures and equipment and look to further educate ourselves on whatever we’re doing, but even then, as the saying goes, things happen. Same is true in the world of secured transactions when perfecting a security interest with a UCC filing.…READ MORE

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Post-Filing Due Diligence As Important As Pre-Filing When It Comes To UCCs

February 18, 2016 UCC, Corporate

So you’ve done your lien searching and entity verification, you’ve searched the courts for pending litigation and bankruptcies, and you’ve perfected your security interest by filing your Financing Statement…now what? Post-filing due diligence is just as important as all the searching you do pre-filing to qualify a new debtor. In fact, why go to all the trouble to investigate a potential new debtor’s credit worthiness, and decide…READ MORE

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Let’s Revisit Interpleader Part II: What Is It And Why Is It An Effective Remedy In An Escrow Holder’s Arsenal?

February 11, 2016 UCC, Corporate, Legislation

Again for our Escrow Officer readers out there, we revisit a post by guest blogger Shelley Gould from the Law Offices of David B. Bloom titled  Interpleader:  What Is It And Why Is It An Effective Remedy In An Escrow Holder’s Arsenal? In her article, she delves into what an interpleader action is and how escrow officers can utilize this tool and why. Today’s post is the second of two parts; Part I was posted last week and you can read…READ MORE

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Let’s Revisit Interpleader: What Is It And Why Is It An Effective Remedy In An Escrow Holder’s Arsenal?

February 04, 2016 UCC, Corporate, Legislation

For our Escrow Officer readers out there, we revisit a post by guest blogger Shelley Gould from the Law Offices of David B. Bloom titled Interpleader: What Is It And Why Is It An Effective Remedy In An Escrow Holder’s Arsenal? In her article, she delves into what an interpleader action is and how escrow officers can utilize this tool and why. Today’s post is the first of two parts; Part II will be posted in next week’s blog. Please…READ MORE

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