UCC Opinions project. The panel will discuss the issues involved in rendering
and requesting legal opinions that address fixtures and personal property covered by the Uniform Commercial Code in the context of a commercial real estate finance transaction. The focus of the presentation will be on the recent report entitled “Uniform Commercial Code Opinions in Real Estate Finance Transactions” sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Committee on Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions; the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers; the American College of Mortgage Attorneys; and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Attorneys’ Opinions Committee. That report is scheduled to be published in the Fall 2018 issue of the ABA’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal.