Business Definition for: Public Filings
This term is used to identify bankruptcy filing, suit, lien, and judgment information obtained from Federal and State court houses for a company. Public filings include past and present legal activities that could affect a company's operations and financial stability. Public filings can also include Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) statements, which contain details on assets pledged as collateral in secured financing agreements. Public record information is collected from multiple sources in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, D&B covers all federal bankruptcy courts and tracks nearly all business-related failures filed in the U.S.
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