Many loans extended by commercial banks are secured by personal property which is governed by Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. It is important for Commercial Lenders, Consumer Lenders and Loan Administrators to understand the principles of Revised Article 9 under the Uniform Commercial Code as it relates to collateral attachment and perfection. Covered Topics
This course will provide an overview of Revised Article 9 and will focus on the most relevant factors bankers and administrators need to know in order to "Attach" and "Perfect" the most common forms of personal property.
The course will focus less on theory and more on the practical application of the rules under Revised Article 9 including: Types of personal property covered by Revised Article 9 and their legal definitions; Preparing all UCC Financing Statements Forms properly to insure perfection; Utilizing the proper collateral descriptions on Security Agreements and Financing Statements; Filing the Financing Statements in the proper location and other areas of concern.
In addition, this course will introduce the amendments to Revised Article 9 which have been approved by the Uniform Law Commission and are waiting to be introduced into the legislature and passed by all fifty states. The effective date for the amendments to be activated is July 1, 2013.
These amendments provide greater guidance for the name of the Debtor to be inserted on the Financing Statement and clarify which name of a registered organization is recognized as the legal name. The amendments also deals with perfection issues arising from property acquired after the Debtor (Individual or organization moves to a new jurisdiction and others
The ultimate goal of this seminar is to provide the participants with an understanding of how to document, close and record secured transactions that are covered by Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
After taking this course the participant should have a good working knowledge for managing the most common commercial and consumer secured transactions governed by Revised Article 9.
Who Should Attend
- The Loan Documentation Process
- Collateral Definitions
- Types of Collateral Governed by the UCC
- Attachment and Perfection Rules
- Collateral Descriptions on Security Agreements & UCC Financing Statements
- Completing the Financing Statements
- Filing the Financing Statement
The Presenter: Jeffery W. Johnson
- Senior Credit Officers
- Senior Loan Officers
- Loan Officers
- Loan Operations Personnel
- Loan Administrative Assistants/Secretary
- Branch Managers
- Loan Review Officers
- Compliance Officers
Most of his career has been spent in Credit Administration, Lending, Business Development, Loan Review, Management and Training & Development. He has managed loan portfolios representing a cross section of loan types including: Large Corporate, High Net Worth Individual, Middle Market Companies, Small Business, Real Estate and Non-Profit Organizations.
Mr. Johnson is now a training professional in the financial industry by leading various seminars covering important topics relating to issues in financial institutions. He teaches actively for fifteen state banking associations in the United States, Risk Management Association (RMA) and individual financial institutions nationwide. He co-authored a training course entitled "Lending to Service and Other Professional Organizations" for RMA in 2001.
Mr. Johnson earned a B.A. Degree in Accounting from Morehouse College in Atlanta; a MBA in Finance from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio; Banking diploma from Prochnow School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and a Graduate Certificate in Bank Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.