Mergers & Acquisitions

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A form used to make changes (e.g., continuation, release, termination, etc.) to a previously filed UCC-1 statement.

See Also

Promissory note, security agreement, UCC.


UCC agreements often expire after a period of time. When a seller is financing the sale of their business, they should check the expiration date on the original UCC lien. A UCC-3 form can be filed to renew the original UCC lien.

Related Resources

M&A Seller Financing: A Complete Guide

M&A Seller Financing: Handling a Buyer Default