The Uniform Commercial Code
itself, scholarly articles, and judicial decisions have long emphasized the
importance of the debtor's name on an Article 9 financing statement. The
debtor's name is one of only three pieces of information absolutely required on
a filed financing statement...
Generally, the law of the
debtor's location governs perfection issues under Article 9 of the Uniform
Commercial Code. In other words, the debtor's location controls the place of
filing of financing statements giving notice of Article 9 security interests.
U.C.C. § 9-301 (1) (Official...