Understand the ins and outs of the UCC and Revised Article 9
- In the "Secured Transactions Explained" section the basic law of secured transactions and the principal rules of states are laid out and explained. This explanation has been updated to reflect the latest version of Article 9. Requirements concerning the filing, recording, perfecting, executing, enforcing, or releasing of security interests are summarized on a state specific basis. In the Uniform Commercial Code sections, Article 9 and other selected provisions relating to it are covered. These include Article 1-General Provisions, Article 2A - Leases and Article 6 - Bulk Transfers. All provide information and commentary enhancing the understanding of Article 9, which is covered in detail in its own section. State laws and regulations that fall outside of the Uniform Commercial Code but that pertain to personal property liens and interests are covered also
Research state specific rules in a time saving manner - The State sections provide state specific rules and explanations arranged in a uniform plan of topics and linked to the full text of applicable statutes. Topics covered include certificate of title laws for motor vehicles, lien laws and other laws affecting security interests.
Access time-saving charts and forms highlighting filing requirements on a variety of subjects - The Guide includes charts and forms simplifying drafting and filing instruments in the following areas:
- UCC Filing
- Federal Tax Liens
- Motor Vehicles
Use the indexing tools to save time and money
The Guide includes a Topical Index for broad searches, a Rapid Finder Index for each State Division, a UCC Decisions-Opinions Index for all key UCC decisions and developments and a Case Table listing all relevant court decisions by name, state and date. In addition, the explanatory notes and full text are fully linked throughout.
Create quick multi-jurisidictional charts with CCH Smart Charts™. CCH Smart Charts enable users to research key topics across selected jurisdictions in a few easy steps. Simply select the topic and the jurisdictions of interest, and Smart Charts will retrieve the information and present it in a clear, customized chart or matrix format. Results include links for instant access to the relevant law, regulation or discussion in the Secured Transactions Guide as well as highlight changes that have recently occured (up to 120 days).