You have likely heard of a system that allows for easy management of UCC filings and debtor searches from talking with others in your industry. At the surface some of these DIY systems sound the same, but if they happened to be referring to Database Direct, then there is a lot more to it at the granular level to differentiate our system from the rest.
We’re taking it back to the basics, sharing the most important types of UCC Forms. This basic understanding lays the groundwork for achieving perfection in your security interest. The best place to start is asking yourself, “does my intent match my form?”.
Many professionals think of us as simply a UCC resource. While Capitol Lien provides a wide variety of solutions, this is the one that seems to stick out in their minds. We will use this entry to help with both your UCCs and your mind.
We continue to see an increase in requests for services involving our neighbors to the North. Of those requests, Personal Property and Security Act (PPSA) registrations are topping the list. The PPSA is commonly thought of as the Canadian version of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings by many in the industry.
We often touch on the standard UCC Financing Statement because it is so widely known by the industries we serve, but we wanted to touch on several other situations that are not as generally understood.
There are two methods to filing a UCC, one is to send in the paper filing either through a courier or through the mail. The other is to record the UCC electronically through the state’s filing system. Both are equally effective, but there are some things that need to be considered when determining which method to use.