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.

Lien Solutions’ Dolezal to participate in IACA panel

Written by Lien Solutions
Date April 2018
In News

Carrie Dolezal, Product Manager at Wolters Kluwer’s Lien Solutions, will serve as a panelist in a discussion titled “Secured Transactions: Implementing XML Filing”, at the 41st International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) Annual Conference, May 6-10 in Charlotte North Carolina.

 

Searchers Plow Ahead at Their Own Peril When Due Diligence is Not Performed

Written by Chris Altenbach
Date April 2018

Here at Lien Solutions, we work with our customers every day to make due diligence easier to perform. While it can be a tedious task at times, there is a reason we place so much emphasis on this step in the lien management process, and another legal decision – In Solutions v. Success Grain, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55684 – has made the reason for that emphasis even more clear.

 

Monitoring and Auto Continuation – Key Components of any Lien Management System

Written by Skip Lafon
Date April 2018

Proper lien management of your loan portfolio doesn’t have to be an onerous chore. In fact, employing proper lien management practices offers the lender many risk management and workflow efficiency benefits at each step of the loan lifecycle.

 

Simplifying Titling with Tax and Fee Estimates Webinar Available

Written by Lien Solutions
Date March 2018

Wolters Kluwer’s Lien Solutions is excited to share the following webinar called Simplifying Titling with Tax and Fee Estimates.  It provides a detailed look at how tax and fee estimates can streamline your motor vehicle title management program.

 

Lien Management – Not as Difficult as You Might Fear

Written by Skip Lafon
Date March 2018

As a lender, “lien management” may not be your primary job task. Your specialty is helping clients solve their financial issues through loans and leases, so you might view lien management as a necessary chore, and, once the client has been approved for a loan, that’s the end of the process.

That’s not the case.

 

Does a factoring agreement create an interest in after-acquired property?

Written by Chris Altenbach
Date March 2018

In most UCC-related activity, there are four main components at play: The borrower, the lender, the collateral, and the jurisdiction. Simple and universal, except when it’s not.

 

Helping lenders improve motor vehicle perfection

Written by Lien Solutions
Date March 2018

Lien Solutions has added a real-time tax and fee estimates functionality to its iLien Motor Vehicle platform. The solution helps lenders simplify the process of perfecting motor vehicle titles.

 

Artificial Intelligence as a method to improving compliance

Written by Suzanne Konstance
Date February 2018
In News

I recently had the chance to sit down with Equipment Finance Advisor and share my thoughts on the presence of AI in our world, that is, the world of Lien Solutions and our customers. You can watch the discussion here, but I also would like to share some more information on this burgeoning technology.

 

When even the right name is wrong on a financing statement

Written by Chris Altenbach
Date February 2018

In 2013, the 2010 Amendments to Article 9 took effect. Among other provisions, the amendments provide that a driver’s license (or state-issued I.D.) is the correct source for determining an individual debtor’s name for a financing statement. With the idea of there being an exception for everything in mind, a recent court case was faced with the question of what to do if the driver’s license has two names on it.

 

Illinois State Tax Lien Registry Should Change the Way You Do Due Diligence

Written by Lien Solutions
Date February 2018

By now you may have heard of the State of Illinois’s new State Tax Lien Registration Act (“STLRA”). This legislation affects your due diligence process and the filing location of Illinois State Tax Liens.

 
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