What is UCC4A?

What is UCC4A?

Uniform Commercial Code Article 4A (UCC4A) means the portion of the Uniform Commercial Code which deals with certain funds transfers, including ACH credit transactions not subject to the Electronic Fund Transfer Act of Regulation E.

What is Article 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code?

Article 4A of the UCC governs funds transfers. It establishes the rights and responsibilities of the parties to a funds transfer, including the partiesʼ payment obligations and allocation of risk of loss for unauthorized or improperly executed payment orders.

What does the Electronic Funds Transfer Act cover?

The Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA) protects consumers when transferring funds electronically. The EFTA was enacted in 1978 as a result of the increased use of ATMs. Protection under the EFTA includes transfers made via ATMs, debit cards, direct deposits, point-of-sale, and phone.

What is Article 5 of the Uniform Commercial Code?

Uniform Commercial Code Article 5 governs letters of credit, which are typically issued by a bank or other financial institution to its business customers in order to facilitate trade. Article 5 was updated in 1995 to address advances in technology and modern business practices.

What is Article 9 of the UCC?

Article 9 is a section under the UCC governing secured transactions including the creation and enforcement of debts. Article 9 spells out the procedure for settling debts, including various types of collateralized loans and bonds.

What is not covered under the UCC?

Basically, the broad categories that are not covered are transactions involving the sale of real estate, transactions involving the sale of businesses (although other articles of the UCC can and will apply), and transactions involving “intangibles, such as goodwill, patents, trademarks, and copyrights.”

What transactions are governed by the UCC?

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) contains rules applying to many types of commercial contracts, including contracts related to the sale of goods, leasing of goods, use of negotiable instruments, banking transactions, letters of credit, documents of title for goods, investment securities, and secured transactions.