UCC: What You Need to Know About the Amendments

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.

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 Revised Article 9 under the Uniform Commercial Code as it relates to collateral attachment and perfection.

This webinar 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.

In addition, this webinar will introduce the amendments to Revised Article 9 which have been approved by the Uniform Law Commission. The effective date for the amendments to be activated was July 1, 2013.

These amendments provide greater guidance for:

  • The proper name of individuals to be inserted on the Financing Statements
  • Clarifies which name of a registered organization is recognized as the legal name
  • What to do if your borrower moves to a new location and its impact on your collateral
  • And most important, the new forms required to be used after 7/1/2013


  • Changes that went into effect 7/1/2013
  • Review of the new UCC Forms
  • Completing the Financing Statements
  • Filing the Financing Statement


  • Senior Credit Officers
  • Senior Loan Officers
  • Loan Officers
  • Loan Operations Personnel
  • Loan Administrative Assistants/Secretary
  • Branch Managers
  • Loan Review Officers
  • Compliance Officers


Jeffery W. Johnson started his career with SunTrust Bank in Atlanta as a Management Trainee and progressed to Vice President and Senior Lender of SouthTrust Bank and Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Division Manager for Citizens Trust Bank of Atlanta.

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, including the California Bankers Association, where he is our lead commercial lending trainer. 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.

Credit Information

Institute of Certified Bankers: Visit http://www.icbmembers.org/login.aspx for instructions regarding self-reporting. Estimated credits: 2.5 CE Credits.


Either Live or 6-Month On-Demand Webinar: $255

Both Live and 6-Month On-Demand Webinar: $355


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Phone: Call Total Training Solutions at (800) 831-0678

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