Tag Archives: Uniform Commercial Code

Manufacturing Contracts in Distress

The automotive industry has recently enjoyed a strong period of sales growth and productivity. But even during this period, some manufacturers and raw materials suppliers continue to face pressures presented by financially troubled customers and suppliers. Witness for example the recent chapter 11 filings of Lee Steel Corporation and Chassix Holdings, Inc. In order to … Continue reading this entry

Disputes in the Manufacturing Supply Chain

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Disputes in the automotive supply chain often involve questions concerning warranties, warranty disclaimers, limitations on remedies and limitations on damages. Understanding the basics of warranty law is critical to managing and litigating these disputes. The starting point in most commercial cases involves analyzing the warranty given to the buyer by the seller when supplying automotive components. These include … Continue reading this entry

Amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code Go Into Effect

A number of amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) went into effect in many states on July 1, 2013. Similar amendments are pending in a number of other states. These amendments include several changes that have a significant impact on the search and file process for purposes of perfecting a security … Continue reading this entry