Lien Forward

Welcome to the new Lien Solutions blog – insights and resources to help professionals reduce risk and shape the future of their business. You’ll find articles on thought leadership, practical tips, and an exchange of ideas that drive innovation and better outcomes.

Unauthorized Filings: Dealing with Multiple Secured Parties

Written by Tim Hall
Date July 2017

All too frequently, secured parties do not fully understand their relationships with one another, and therefore do not fully understand their obligations regarding new and existing UCC filings. Often, the responsibility for maintaining filed financings statements, and filing UCC-3 amendments to change names, addresses, continue the filings, release collateral, etc., is not clear.

 

Best Practices to Alleviate Title Processing Pains in Used Vehicle Transactions

Written by Rick Vanko
Date July 2017

As new car and truck prices rise, the used motor vehicle market has seen a spike in activity as buyers seek more affordable alternatives. This spike represents an opportunity for lenders seeking new markets and ways to build additional revenue streams. But it can also come with an unpleasant price tag. The person-to-person used motor […]

 

Unauthorized UCC filings! – Statutory remedies for unauthorized filings

Written by Tim Hall
Date July 2017

A filing office cannot tell you whether a filing is authorized or unauthorized, whether it was filed by mistake, or what the record means. The office is not authorized to remove records from the index based only upon an assertion that a record is mistaken, fraudulent or in error. However, there are provisions in Article 9 to address such filings

 

July State Holidays

Written by Lien Solutions
Date June 2017

Every month we like to share with you what the state and federal holidays are.   Many banks and governmental offices will be closed on these days. Independence Day July 4, 2017 All States Pioneer Day July 24, 2017 UT Each month we like to include a tip or two on due diligence so you […]

 

How compliant is your vendor

Written by Sandra Langford
Date June 2017

News headlines continually reveal ever more sophisticated cyber attacks against companies large and small. No industry has been immune, and the stakes are considerable in the commercial mortgage lending sector.

 

UPDATE For our customers filing in Alaska

Written by Robb Zurek
Date June 2017
In News

It is being reported that the state of Alaska has passed a budget and will therefore be able to fund government operations through June of 2018.

 

Comprehensive Search

Written by Lien Solutions
Date June 2017

Comprehensive search can be a vital component of your due diligence efforts.  Learn why it may be prudent to search multiple databases.

 

For our customers filing in the State of Washington

Written by Robb Zurek
Date June 2017
In News

The State of Washington is facing a potential government shutdown if a budget is not passed by July 1.

 

Your Questions Answered – What’s a UCC?

Written by Lien Solutions
Date June 2017

Learn about UCC-1s, their function, how they can protect you, and how to manage your UCC1 Filings.

 

Automated Lien Perfection Keeps You Ahead of UCC Changes and Mitigates Risk

Written by Skip Lafon
Date May 2017

With apologies to death and taxes, change is the only true constant in the universe. Change affects everything – from the course of a mighty river to the height of a towering mountain, and more importantly to this discussion, your portfolio of liens.

 
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