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"Be Prepared for the New Amendments to UCC Article 9
in Minnesota"

The first significant amendments to UCC Article 9 in almost 12 years will take effect in Minnesota on July 1, 2013. Attorneys who deal with secured transactions must understand how these changes affect the preparation of UCC records. This presentation will explain the impact of the new law on critical aspects of the UCC filing process including:

• Expanded definition of “registered organization”
• New debtor name sufficiency requirements
• Practical guidance for using the driver’s license as the individual debtor name source
• How to correctly complete the new UCC forms
• Remaining perfected through the transition period


Paul Hodnefield, Corporation Service Company
Paul Hodnefield is Associate General Counsel for Corporation Service Company (“CSC”), where he is responsible for advising CSC regarding UCC and other public record transactional services. In addition to his duties at CSC, he currently serves as Co-Chair of the ABA Joint Task Force on Filing Office Operations and Search Logic and is a member of the ABA Joint Task Force on Legislative Enactment of Revised Article 9. Paul is a member of the American Bar Association, the Minnesota Bar Association and a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for
(event code: 177611)



Date:   Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380 Minneapolis, MN 55402 


Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members (But Not Agricultural and Rural Law or Business Law Section Members):  $15.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00
Law Students:  Free

Lunch will be provided.

Participation by web and audio is available.  Instructions will be sent by e-mail on Monday, April 22. Registrations must be received no later than Thursday, April 18 in order to receive the instructions.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.