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.
The modern financial landscape is growing increasingly more complex due to internal corporate pressures and external regulatory changes. In terms of secured lending processes, filing Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) forms correctly and in a timely manner is critical, yet full of complexity. Furthermore, monitoring the health of your liens and continuing your liens, if warranted, is equally important. This blog series will look at some of the things that cannot be missed if one is to securely file and manage UCCs, whether you file directly through a Secretary of State or use a law firm or other partner to file.
What does it take to create a long-term, successful business partnership with your customers? The kind of partnership that survives economic ups and downs and continues delivering benefits over many years, or even decades?
It’s well established that America is one of the world’s primary breadbaskets. U.S. farmers’ agricultural output outstrips all others. But American farmers prolific output has, at times, actually hurt them, rather than helped.
We recently had the opportunity to attend a large agriculture finance conference focused on risk in that sector. This year, the discussion centered on the weather, the global economy, and politics: risks that affect pricing of crops, loan health and the credit landscape.
Most of the focus after a big storm like Harvey naturally falls on housing. How many people are displaced, how many homes were destroyed and where will these victims now live? However, there are other significant damages in the aftermath that can have a big impact not only on people but on insurance companies and […]
The presentation looks at five things that a lender simply cannot afford to miss when managing their lien portfolio. If they are addressed properly, a lender can confidently perfect their interest in a loan. McAlister Bary’s presentation will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 1:15 PM during the CBAI event held at the […]
Whitepaper Gives Motor Vehicle Creditors New Ways to Cope with Multi-Jurisdictional Lending Problems
In part 1 of this series, we discussed how the motor vehicle process makes things difficult for borrowers to title and register cars and trucks, as well as how that can negatively impact you, the lender. Today we’ll examine another roadblock that obstructs successful motor vehicle management: Electronic Lien and Titling (or ELT for short). […]
The biggest hurdles were managing the high volume of lien perfection and follow up: verifying that perfection was attained, keeping track of paper files, making sure all steps were completed, and then maintaining the liens over time. Difficulty working with state DMVs and the subsequent hours spent on forms, submissions and follow-ups was another source […]
Here we share five things that a lender simply cannot afford to miss when managing their lien portfolio. If they are addressed properly, a lender can confidently perfect their interest in a loan. For more on this topic, download the complete eBook. 1) Naming wrongs Even the smallest difference can cause a mountain of problems. […]