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Purchase Money Security Interests Part II: Discussions in Secured Transactions Podcast

The topic of this podcast is to identify when a purchase money security interest (“PMSI” or PIM-zee) has been created and to identify fact patterns that frequently appear on law school and bar examinations where it is significant that a security interest is a PMSI. Remember, a PMSI is simply a specific type of security interest. This podcast is the second of two covering PMSIs. Here is the first podcast


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On completion of the podcast, the student will be able to:

1.    Define the rule of attachment under the rules of § 9-203.

2.    Explain what a seller or lender must do under § 9-103 to create a PMSI.  

3.    State the importance of § 9-309 on a PMSI in consumer goods. 

4.    Discuss the exception to automatic perfection. 

5.    Discuss the superpriority rules of § 9-324.

6.    Provide an example of the application of § 9-317.

7.    Explain a priority contest with a judicial lien creditor or bankruptcy trustee

8.    Define the “yard sale” rule under § 9-320(b).

9.    Describe the effect of priority rules for fixtures in § 9-334 if the security interest is a PMSI.

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