Professor Margit Livingston on Pre-Filing and Authorization to File Article 9 Financing Statements (PDF)
Did a creditor have a valid security interest in a bankruptcy debtor's assets pursuant to a financing statement, even though the financing statement was filed before the debtor and creditor executed security agreements? Read this EIA and find out.
MARGIT LIVINGSTON is Vincent de Paul Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Professional Development at DePaul University College of Law.
Professor Livingston's primary areas of specialization are intellectual property, commercial law, animal law, and remedies. She has co-authored a book on tidal and coastal law and published numerous articles and book chapters on various subjects, including secured transactions, public rights in coastal properties, professional ethics, copyright, animal welfare, and criminal and civil contempt. She has been a visiting professor of law at William and Mary, Fordham, and the University of Illinois, and she is a graduate of the renowned Second City Training Program for Improvisational Comedy. She has received several awards for her teaching, scholarship, and service, including the College of Law Faculty Achievement Award (2010), the University Spirit of Inquiry Award (2014), and the University Excellence in Teaching Award (2015). She earned her M.A. (Theatre Arts) and J.D. from the University of Minnesota and her LL.M. from the University of Illinois.
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