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Documenting Secured Transactions (2nd Edition)

Author(s): William C. Hillman
Practice Area: Banking
Published: May 2002
Supplement Date: Mar 2015
ISBN: 1402401426
PLI Item #: 644
“The definitive guidebook on documenting secured transactions.”
– Commercial Law Bulletin

Given today’s turbulent lending environment and the certainty of even more regulation in this volatile area in the very near future, reliable and accessible information on how to execute effective secured deals is valued now more than ever.

Documenting Secured Transactions: Effective Drafting and Litigation provides you with rock-solid, readable guidance. Authored by Judge William C. Hillman, a recognized U.C.C. authority, Documenting Secured Transactions gives you a working grasp of the legal, technical, and business aspects of these deals, enabling you to understand the features, scope, and aims of security agreements and financing statements under U.C.C. Article 9 and other regulations, including complete and integrated coverage of the 2010 amendments to Article 9.

Documenting Secured Transactions helps you to draft precise, problem-free security agreements and financing statements that protect clients and minimize disputes, whether you’re the lender’s or borrower’s attorney.

To aid in your research, Documenting Secured Transactions now features the “Table of Cases by Jurisdiction,” an invaluable tool that supplements the regular Table of Authorities, providing a full list of all cases organized by jurisdiction.
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William C. Hillman is a Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts and also serves on the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit. He was originally appointed to the bankruptcy bench in 1991 and reappointed in 2005. Prior to his appointment he practiced for more than thirty-three years in the areas of commercial and insolvency law. He is a graduate of Boston University where he received his J.D. (cum laude) and LL.M. degrees and was Note Editor of the Law Review. He is the author of five books on bankruptcy and commercial law subjects, including Documenting Secured Transactions (2d ed.). He is also the author of more than thirty articles on legal subjects and is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy and business law issues, and a member of the American College of Bankruptcy as well as a Life Member of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. He also teaches at Northeastern University Law School.