floating lien

floating lien
floating lien see lien

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

floating lien
A security interest retained in collateral even when the collateral changes in character, classification, or location. An inventory loan in which the lender receives a security interest or general claim on all of a company's inventory. A security interest under which the borrower pledges security for present and future advances.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


floating lien
A security interest retained in collateral even when the collateral changes in character, classification, or location. An inventory loan in which the lender receives a security interest or general claim on all of a company's inventory. A security interest under which the borrower pledges security for present and future advances.

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