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New York’s skyline is constantly changing - and so is the legal infrastructure that underlies complex commercial transactions, particularly the Uniform Commercial Code. Nordquist & Stern represents both borrowers and lenders in general commercial law, secured transactions, letters of credit, and issues involving the Uniform Commercial Code, both current and emerging. The Firm also provides expert testimony and litigation services relating to commercial transactions.

Email: SSternLaw@aol.com

Publications

  1. UCC Article 9: Secured Transactions, Bloomberg BNA (2014);
  2. Unique Provisions in New York’s Omnibus UCC Bill, New York Law Journal (February 28, 2015);
  3. Paper Terrorism-Remedies for Victims of Abusive UCC Filings, New York Law Journal (March 21, 2014);
  4. Modernizing New York’s Commercial Code, New York Law Journal, March 31, 2013;
  5. Amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, The Goldbook, Lexis Nexis (2010);
  6. Mezzanine Finance: The Lender’s Exit Strategy, New York Law Journal, November 20, 2008;
  7. The Lender’s Exit Strategy In Mezzanine Financing, New York Law Journal; February 13, 2009;
  8. The Uniform Commercial Code Evolves, But More Slowly in New York, New York Law Journal, January 14, 2011;
  9. Practice Guide, Chapter 16 (Letters of Credit), Matthew Bender (1997) (update only);
  10. Varying Article 5 of the UCC by Agreement, The Banking Law Journal (June, 1997);
  11. Revised Article 5 Brings Uniformity, Predictability to Letters of Credit, New Jersey Law Journal, February 26, 1996;
  12. Recent Revisions to Letter of Credit Law, The Bankers Magazine, November/December, 1996, 8-9;
  13. Cash as Collateral: Perfecting a Security Interest in a Deposit Account, The Bankers Magazine, July-August, 1996, 6-8.
  14. New Code Rewrites U.S.Letter-of-Credit Rules, Corporate Finance, February, 1997.
  15. FASB Complicates Participation Accounting, American Banker, August 13, 1996; and
  16. New Liability Questions for Lenders; American Banker, December 13, 1996.
  17. York Enacts Revised Article 5 for UCC, N.Y.L.J., Oct.4, 2000 (at 1).
  18. Current E-Signature Laws Lacking in Crucial Rules, Am. Banker, Nov.10, 2000 at 13.
  19. The Future is Here: The Electronic Closing in 2000, Banking Law Journal May/June 2000.
  20. An Analysis of the Secured Lender's UCC Article 9 Insurance Policy, New York Law Journal, June 28, 2002.
  21. Using UCITA for Electronic Contracting, New York Law Journal, January 25,2001.
  22. Making Loan Portfolios Comply With Revised Article 9, New York Law Journal, January 11, 2001.
  23. How Revisions to UCC Article 9 Will Change Secured Financing, New York Law Journal, December 8, 1998.
  24. Overview of Current UCC Article 9, What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, PLI, 2002, 2003, 2004.
  25. Insuring the Article 9 Transaction - The Lender's UCC Policy, What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, PLI, 2003, 2004.
  26. Secured Lending Issues in Revised Article 7, What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, PLI, 2004.
  27. New York State's Cooperative Apartment Provisions, What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, PLI, 2002, 2003.
  28. The Impact of UCC Article 5, What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 5, PLI, 2002, 2003
  29. Electronic Commerce and Revised Article 5, What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 5, PLI, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003.
  30. New Types of Collateral in Article 9, What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9, PLI, 2000, 2001.
  31. Transactions That Are Partly In Or Not At All: Financial Services Transactions Under UCITA, The UCITA Revolution, PLI, 2000.
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