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.
It’s always been important for lenders not only to perfect their assets but to manage and maintain the perfection of their portfolios over time. Changing events and circumstances impact the protections that have been put in place, and it’s necessary to be diligent in addressing them.
As a lending professional, it’s your job to ensure your company’s assets are protected with each loan it makes. As we’ve learned in Lien Management – Not as difficult as you might fear and Monitoring and Auto Continuation of this lien management primer series, that can be a real test. However, we’ve also discovered it doesn’t have to be difficult if you find the right partner that can provide automated solutions and guidance to overcome challenges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A recent Texas court case once more brought to light the significance of getting the name of a debtor correct on an agricultural lien UCC filing. The decision, which came in December of 2017, found that information added to the debtor’s name rendered financing statement seriously misleading.