Uniform Commercial Code

Uniform Law Commission (ULC) UCC website

American Law Institute (ALI) UCC

ABA Business Law Sections UCC Committee

Business Law Section of the Florida Bar

Florida Secured Transactions Registry

IP Traps in Secured Financing (2014 College Seminar)

Our “Advanced Seminar on Intellectual Property Traps in Secured Financing,” designed specifically for the Fellows of the College by Professor Stephen Sepinuck, used a discussion of specific problems to reveal some of the IP traps for secured lenders arising when the debtor is an owner, licensor, or licensee of IP. Click here for the Seminar handout, and click here for the PowerPoint.

Case Law Surveys

College Fellows Professor Stephen Sepinuck, Steve Weise and Teresa Wilton Harmon prepare annual summaries of case law developments relating to UCC, bankruptcy, contract law and other commercial law related topics. The College is please to make those surveys available. You can also view the archived surveys from 2010-2016.

Commercial Law Developments 2017-2018

Commercial Law Developments 2018-2019

Commercial Law Developments 2019-2020

Commercial Law Developments 2020-2021

Gonzaga Commercial Law Center

The Transactional Lawyer is the bi-monthly electronic newsletter of the Commercial Law Center at Gonzaga University School of Law. The newsletter offers advice to lawyers on how to structure and document commercial transactions and alerts transactional attorneys to recent legal developments that may affect their practice. The CLC also publishes annual commerical law updates, summarizing relevant cases, as well as provides other resources. The CLC Links & Resources webpage can be accessed here.


Information regarding the 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9 can be found here:  Click here for a summary of the amendments.  


Model Intellectual Property Security Agreement Task Force

Deposit Account Control Agreements (DACA) Task Force

Model Intercreditor Agreement (MICA) Task Force


Voidable Transaction Act Amendments


Ken Kettering, “The Uniform Voidable Transaction Act; or, the 2014 Amendments to the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act,” The Business Lawyer, Vol. 70, Summer 2015, 777. 

Model Intellectual Property Agreement Task Force, “Task Force Introductory Report and Background Considerations, Model Intellectual Property Security Agreements” The Business Lawyer, Vol. 71, Summer 2016, 849.