Those who conduct Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) records search must navigate a number of potential risks. Even then, finding the relevant UCC records is only the first step. UCC searchers must also correctly interpret the effect of each disclosed record.

What is a UCC search? Join us for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, February 9 at 2:00 P.M. ET to learn how to do a UCC search, how to interpret the results, and strategies for avoiding the multitude of traps awaiting the unwary searcher.

Topics covered in The Diligent UCC Search – Tips and Traps include:

  • How to run a UCC search, as well as other essential search concepts such as “UCC is not a Notice Filing System”
  • The elements of a reliable search, what search issues could arise, and how to handle them (name search, jurisdiction search, and search logic)
  • The effectiveness of filed records, interested parties conducting further inquiry, allocation of risk, searcher’s responsibilities, and risk arising from insufficiently diligent search
  • What is UCC filing?—the role of the filing office
  • Best practices for debtor name information and variations
  • Best practices for collateral information
  • Overview of UCC-3 amendments, continuations, and termination statements and traps to avoid
  • The purpose of UCC-1 Assignment and UCC-3 Assignment, and some common risks


The Diligent UCC Search – Tips and Traps – 2:00 P.M. session


February 9, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. ET

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The Diligent UCC Search: Learn UCC search tips and traps to avoid