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Healthcare Bankruptcies: A Financial Risk to Suppliers

Learn how creditors providing everything from basic office supplies to extensive operating room equipment have an opportunity to file a UCC to recover funds and repossess equipment.

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Lien Index

NCS Credit Lien Index 2023 Q4

The Lien Index came in at 55 for Q4 2023. This is a 3 point drop from the revised Q3 Index of 58. Lien activity is 2 points higher than Q4 2022.

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Lien Index

NCS Credit Lien Index 2023 Q3

The Lien Index decreased to 51 in Q3. The decrease comes on the heels of a revised rate of activity for Q2 2023, in which the Index increased from 47 to 54.

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Lien Index

NCS Credit Lien Index 2023 Q2

The Lien Index decreased 16 points in Q2 2023 to 47. The significant decrease comes as the revised Q1 2023 Index skyrocketed to 63.

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Lien Index

NCS Credit Lien Index 2023 Q1

The Lien Index decreased 4 points in Q1 2023 to 49, an 8% decrease from revised Q4 2022 and a 20% increase year over year.

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UCC Filings Reduce Risk for Creditors in Foodservice, Beverage, and Hospitality Industries

If you're supplying goods, equipment, or services to the foodservice, beverage, or hospitality industries, you are faced with a unique set of credit challenges.

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Contingent Payment Clauses: Are Pay-If-Paid and Pay-When-Paid Clauses Enforceable In Your State?

Pay-If-Paid and Pay-When-Paid are contingent payment clauses. But what's the difference between the two and are they enforceable?

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Lien Index

NCS Credit Lien Index 2022 Q4

The Lien Index increased 3 points in Q4 2022 to 47, a 7% increase over Q3 2022 and 34% increase year over year.

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Lien Index

NCS Credit Lien Index 2022 Q3

The Lien Index increased 4 points in Q3 2022, an 11% climb over Q2 2022. As expected, Q3 mechanic's lien activity rose 11% over Q2, and activity remained lower than Q1, which peaked at 43.