There are a number of resources you can use to help your business make good decisions and mitigate your credit risk.
A UCC search may be useful in determining who has a security interest in the assets of a corporation you are doing business with. The search will show you all of the financial institutions or third party creditors who have already extended trade terms. They are great resources for you to call upon and obtain information. The best way to obtain information from these sources is by sending a trade or bank credit inquiry.
These court recorded summaries are all public records under the Wisconsin open records law.
Verify a business's ability to pay you in a timely manner before you establish credit terms. D&B gives you an instant report of any company's payment history, generating sound advice on its ability to meet its future financial obligations. D&B's business credit information spans more than 225 million companies.