Contracts and Commercial Law

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Professor Margit Livingston on Legal Malpractice for Failure to File a U.C.C. Article 9 Financing Statement
Posted on 28 May 2014 by Margit Livingston

Every secured party's nightmare is the realization that it forgot to file a financing statement in the appropriate public office to perfect its security interest. Sometimes that nightmare extends to the secured party's attorney, who may find herself... Read More

Professor Margit Livingston on The Debtor's Name on a U.C.C. Article 9 Financing Statement: In re Patriot Electric & Mechanical, Inc.
Posted on 28 Aug 2014 by Margit Livingston

Much time, energy, and thought has been spent in refining UCC provisions regarding the correct debtor name for a financing statement and the amount of latitude that should be allowed for minor errors. Article 9 was revised in 2010 in part to address these... Read More