What is a PMSI filing?

The term purchase money security interest (PMSI) refers to a legal claim that allows a lender to either repossess property financed with its loan or to demand repayment in cash if the borrower defaults.

What is a PMSI NZ?

A PMSI is a security interest which gives superior priority over all other interests, even if there has been a financing statement registered against the same property at an earlier date.

How do you spot a PMSI?

Send a notice (a “PMSI Notice”) to each creditor identified in the UCC search as having a competing security interest that would cover the goods, which notice must state that seller has or expects to obtain a security interest in the goods and include a reasonable description of those goods.

Can you have a PMSI in equipment?

PMSIs are Limited to Goods and Certain Software (2.) Thus, a secured party may not obtain a PMSI in software in an exclusively software transaction. Under Article 9 “goods” includes, among other things, consumer goods, crops, fixtures, equipment, inventory, livestock and manufactured homes.

How long do I have to register a PMSI?

is or will be inventory, the PMSI must be registered before the grantor obtains possession of the property; and. is not and will not be inventory, the PMSI must be registered within 15 business days of the grantor obtaining possession of the property.

Do you have to register a PMSI?

As between a debtor and a creditor, registration is not necessary or relevant. The parties have the rights and obligations set out in the written agreement, but enforcement of the creditor’s rights is governed by the PPSA and common law.

Do you have to perfect a PMSI?

Perfection within 20 Days of Possession for Equipment. For Equipment, the PMSI Lender must be perfected either before or within 20 days after the date the Debtor receives “possession” of the equipment.

Is a car loan a PMSI?

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that a creditor does not have a purchase money security interest (PMSI) in the portion of the debtor’s car loan related to negative equity of a vehicle traded in at the time of a new vehicle purchase; thus, the negative equity portion of the claim may be bifurcated as unsecured.

What does PMIs mean?

Project Management Information System (PMIS) Project Management Information System (PMIS) are system tools and techniques used in project management to deliver information.

What is a PMSI and is it valid?

In most jurisdictions, a PMSI is valid once the buyer agrees to it in writing and the lender files a financing statement. The procedure is outlined in Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), the standardized business regulations adopted by most states.

How to obtain a PMSI in inventory?

There is a two-part test that must be satisfied to obtain a PMSI in inventory. The PMSI must be perfected when the debtor, or a third party at the request of the debtor, obtains possession of the inventory.

Do other secured creditors have knowledge of PMSI?

It is not sufficient that other secured creditors happen to have knowledge of the PMSI, they must be given a written PMSI notice. The inventory financier must give the written PMSI notice before the debtor obtains possession of the inventory.