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A Behind the Scenes Look at First Corporate Solutions Online Data

UCC, Services / System Update Something

As you may have heard, First Corporate Solutions recently released Wisconsin to our online search system. To coincide with the launch, we thought it would be interesting to share a behind the scenes look at the kind of analysis we perform before bring a new search state online. First Corporate Solutions is committed to providing our customers with anytime, anywhere access to the highest quality, most up-to-date search data available.… >> READ MORE


Join the First Corporate Solutions User Group on LinkedIn

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photo © 2010 Coletivo Mambembe | more info (via: Wylio) This week, we take a short break from our blog series on evaluating state UCC search options to invite our readers to join the First Corporate Solutions User Group on LinkedIn! This group is designed to be an online meeting place for First Corporate Solutions (FCS) customers, prospects, current and former employees as well as peer organizations offering due diligence and risk… >> READ MORE


Expected Delay in Delaware SOS on 3/26/10

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On Friday, March 26th, the Delaware Secretary of State will be holding an employee recognition lunch. If you’re wondering how this affects you, some of the filing cutoff times will change since the night staff will be working earlier hours that day. Cutoff for half-hour and one-hour service will be 6pm, and cutoff for two-hour service will be 5pm. All other cutoff times will remain unchanged, and DCIS will be available for normal processing… >> READ MORE


State of Emergency Declared in Delaware

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2/12/2010 Update: First Corporate Solutions' Delaware Branch Office is open today and businesses are back to normal. Due to severe snowstorm in Delaware, First Corporate Solutions' Delaware Branch Office is closed today (2/11/2010).  Please contact our California office at 800.406.1577 or at www.ficoso.com if you have any questions. From our Delaware Branch Staff: For those of us located in the Mid-Atlantic Region, this… >> READ MORE


Looking for a better Colorado UCC Solution?

UCC, Services / System Update Something

1. Why slow/no Colorado UCC images? The Colorado Secretary of State is struggling with redaction and access to retrieve UCC and Federal Tax Lien copies is sporadic. You deserve consistent access. 2. How can First Corporate Solutions help? First Corporate Solutions has a current Colorado UCC index. You can also get real time access to online Colorado UCC images via our online system. 3. What to do next? Call 877.230.8933 Call First… >> READ MORE


[New Release] First Corporate Solutions Releases Rhode Island and Mississippi UCC/Lien Data and Image Libraries to Online UCC Search System

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We are pleased to announce that we have added  Rhode Island and Mississippi  to our online search system. Active users can log on now to www.ficoso.com and search our reliable state-direct Rhode Island (UCC) and Mississippi (UCC, Federal Tax Lien, Farm Lien) 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… >> READ MORE


First Corporate Solutions Launches Design Refresh for Its Online UCC Filing System

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First Corporate Solutions announced today that it has made several design changes to its online UCC filing system. This design refresh includes layout, color and visual element enhancements and offers users a  cleaner interface with the same functionality as before. Here’s a sneak peak of the newly designed filing system. Not a FCS online user? Find out more about our UCC Online Filing System *Call or email today to schedule a… >> READ MORE


First Corporate Solutions Releases Exciting New Search Features to FCS Online

UCC, Services / System Update Something

Expanded State Details Expanded State Details for online search states allow users to know what lien types are included in the data, discover the date range for FCS Online images and learn about any state-specific data idiosyncrasies that may affect their search result. Simplified Ordering Enhanced state selection menu merges online and offline search states for simplified ordering of offline searches. Users select an offline state… >> READ MORE


Watch Out For County-Level Lien Searching in Proprietary Online Search Systems

UCC, Services / System Update, Online UCC System, Due Diligence Something

As we have discussed here on the FCS blog in several posts, one of the main things to consider when deciding whether to use a proprietary online search system is the source of the data. In short, there are two sources from which a private service company can purchase UCC and Lien data for their online search system. The first is directly from the state, which is the most accurate and up-to-date information; the second is from a third… >> READ MORE


[New Release] First Corporate Solutions Releases Iowa UCC/Lien Data and Image Libraries to Online UCC Search System

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We are pleased to announce that we have added Iowa to our online search system. Active users can log on now to www.ficoso.com and search our reliable state-direct Iowa 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 tailor made… >> READ MORE