LLC members, partners and S Corp shareholders frequently pledge their ownership stakes as collateral to fund their businesses or for personal purposes. Taking and perfecting a security interest in an ownership stake involves a complex set of choices and processes under UCC Article 9 and Article 8, federal securities law and organizational law, each implying risk and limitations on the secured party. This program will provide you with a practical guide to taking and perfecting a security interest in a partnership, LLC or S Corp ownership stake, the practical remedies and choices available to secured parties on foreclosure, how to circumvent certain restrictions, and the impact of non-UCC law on taking a security interest.
• How to take a security interest in partnership, LLC or S Corp ownership stake
• Relationship of Article 9 and Article 8, defining security interests in securities and investment properties
• Methods and mistakes in perfecting the security interest
• Restrictions on assignment and methods to circumvent
• Rights of secured parties, including the right buy, and foreclose strategies and traps
• Securities law and non-UCC legal issues
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