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Examining Two Standards of the UCC for Collateral Description

Our guest blog post features an article written by Armstrong Teasdale Partner Jeffrey Wurst, who examines two standards of the UCC for collateral description.  Mr. Wurst explains why lenders must exercise caution when intending t...

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Naming a Secured Party: The Alternative Designation

A UCC-1 Financing Statement is used by a creditor to provide notice that it has a security interest in the personal property of a debtor. Quite often when a UCC-1 Financing Statement is submitted, the participants involved are ide...

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Certificate of Good Standing vs. Certificate of Existence

A Certificate of Good Standing or a Certificate of Existence is used by a business entity to prove that they are incorporated and legally authorized to conduct business in a particular state or jurisdiction.   A Certificate of G...

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What is a Federal Tax Lien and how do you conduct a search?

Searching for Federal Tax Liens is just one component of a thorough due diligence search. Understanding the “What” and the “Where” of the different areas of a “Full Lien Search” involves being able to successfully sort...

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What is an Annual Report?

Spring and annual report season are upon us!  Whether you operate a corporation (C or S), a non-profit corporation, an LLC or LLP,  your entity is required to file a report of activity throughout the lifespan of your business....

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Corporate Transparency Act

On January 1st, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 was enacted into law. The bill includes the Corporate Transparency Act (the "CTA") which creates a beneficial ownership registry within the U.S. Departmen...

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