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Important Notice: Delaware Secretary of State Division of Corporations Office To Maintain 8am – 5pm EST Operating Hours Next Week

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As was the case this week, next week the Delaware Division of Corporations will continue to maintain operating hours of 8am EST to 5pm EST Monday through Friday, September 14 through September 18. This will allow for overnight maintenance and troubleshooting after the major computer system overhaul they implemented over Labor Day Weekend. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact First Corporate Solutions at 800.406.1577. –… >> READ MORE


First Corporate Solutions Releases New Hampshire to Online System

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First Corporate Solutions is pleased to announce the release of New Hampshire data and image library to our online UCC search system. As of Monday, May 5, 2014, active online users can log on to www.ficoso.com and search our reliable state-direct UCC and tax lien data complemented by an expansive library of clear, downloadable document images. This adds a total of 199,195 filings to our online system. The FCS online system adds value… >> READ MORE


First Corporate Solutions Releases Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska for Online UCC Searching

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First Corporate Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska UCC data and document images to our UCC library of states, available July 1st, 2015. Enjoy consistent search logic, advanced search tools, comprehensive report options, clear document images and a supporting portfolio to save and later retrieve your search reports and document images at no cost any time in the future. Log… >> READ MORE


First Corporate Solutions introduces new results reports, enhances client communication

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First Corporate Solutions (FCS) began circulating newly designed customer results reports last week. The enhanced reports feature a sleek new look and more in depth reporting of findings. The updated report style is designed to communicate public records findings to our lending, legal and wholesale customers with improved clarity while maintaining the accuracy and integrity customers have come to expect from FCS. Each new report contains… >> READ MORE


Filing Office Closures due to Coronavirus (Updated 4/24/20)

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The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is being felt worldwide and First Corporate Solutions is doing everything possible to maintain workflow capabilities and standards while this worldwide event plays out. There are, however, certain documentation processes that are out of our control, like closures or limitations to filing offices and court records due to quarantine or other action. Below is a list of filing offices that are being impacted… >> READ MORE


FCS adjusts to COVID-19

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Along with the rest of the world, First Corporate Solutions continues to adjust and adapt to COVID-19. We continue to listen and learn as the evolving situation develops, and continue to follow information and guidance from experts to lead our actions as we look to protect our employees from harm’s way while also fulfilling our responsibilities to our clients and partners in risk management and compliance. What has FCS done? One… >> READ MORE


First Corporate Solutions Releases New York and Alabama UCC Online Data

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First Corporate Solutions is pleased to announce that we have released both Alabama data and New York data with image library to our online UCC search system (images not available in Alabama). Effective immediately, users can search our reliable and current indices for Alabama and New York UCC data including an expansive library of clear, downloadable document images for New York. In addition, we’re excited to include the following… >> READ MORE


FCS Releases Michigan and Tennessee Data to Online UCC & Lien State Search System

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First Corporate Solutions (FCS) is excited to announce the release of Michigan and Tennessee data to our online UCC search system. Effective immediately, active online users can search our reliable and current indices for Michigan and Tennessee data utilizing FCS’ state-of-the-art search engine designed to uncover name variations and potential hidden liens. Complementing this is our expert and experienced staff of dedicated account… >> READ MORE


Online UCC and Lien System Upgrade: First Corporate Solutions Releases Indiana Online UCC Search Database with Document Images

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We are pleased to announce that we have released Indiana to our online search system. Active users can log on now to www.ficoso.com and search our reliable state-direct Indiana data complemented by an expansive library of clear, downloadable document images. Utilize our broad-based search engine to locate liens by debtor name or file number, then use our unique sorting and filtering features to create a customized search result,… >> READ MORE


Tips For Improving Turn-Around Time for Lien Searches – Part 1

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When performing lien searches as part of a pre-funding due diligence investigation, it is critical to have the results of your search in hand as soon as possible. Competition for deals is fierce and borrowers are looking for quick funding solutions. Slow turn-around time for lien searches can extend your funding cycle and can frustrate prospective clients. This week, First Corporate Solutions begins a four part blog series where we will… >> READ MORE