Publications: Secured Transactions

U.C.C. Forms and Filing Information

Elizabeth Springsteen Staff Attorney National Agricultural Law Center

This publication provides a state-by-state listing of links to information necessary to file a UCC filing statement and to search the filings, along with the forms necessary to do so.  If an online filing system is available, a link has been provided to it.      Download this article. Posted: March 5, 2009.



2005 Commercial Law Update

Keith G. Meyer The Hampton Professor of Law University of Kansas

As of July 1, 2001, all fifty states adopted Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, the first major revision of Article 9 since 1972. In most states, Revised Article 9 became effective on July 1, 2001, ushering in a host of changes to the areas of commercial and secured transactions law. For agriculture, these changes are especially important and present a wealth of pitfalls for even the experienced practitioner. This update provides a discussion of the changes brought by Revised Article 9 and the new law’s application to commercial and secured transactions in the agricultural context.     Download this article Posted: June 26, 2006