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To place a document in the public records. All such documents are time and date stamped when received;this is important because the priority of deeds and of liens is usually on a race-to-thecourthouse,first-to-file basis.In many states,if a judgment is recorded against a seller only minutes before a deed to the buyer is recorded, then the buyer's new property is subject to the lien, which must be paid or the judgment creditor may execute and take the property and sell it for satisfaction of the debt.

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The SEC recently announced that filing deadlines for quarterly and annual reports will be accelerated.
Although Florida is a registered SERFF state, it accepts only private-passenger auto and Medigap coverage filings, with plans to expand filings acceptance this summer.
The full benefits of automation will be seen only where there is straight-through processing of tax reports or filings within and between company operations, with little or no manual intervention between execution and filing.
The Commission is also providing filing procedures for biological/biosimilar settlements, which are covered by 2018 amendments to the MMA.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has approved (https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/mag-features/2018/12/03/510349.htm) two mid-year workers' compensation loss cost filings, effective January 1, 2019.
It is the second lowest total of this year and the lowest number of June filings since 1989.
Ahmed El-Said, head of taxation sector at Ernst and Young, said that the Ministry of Finance will launch the e-filing system in 2018, adding, "in 2017, filing it was optional, allowing manual or electronic filings, but in 2018, it will be obligatory."
Hall said the applicants must design software to work with the existing portal programming and meet all of its requirements, including paying appropriate fees and costs for the filings.
Notably, whilst there is a 7.8% increase in total European filings, the origin of that increase varies considerably from country to country, and is driven to a large extent by an increase in filings from the US (22.7% increase in filings in 2014, with 38% of filings originating from the US) and to a lesser extent by an increase in filings from China (37.1% increase in filings in 2014, with 5% of filings originating from China).
The January 2011 consumer filings represent the lowest monthly filing totals since January 2009, when 88,773 filings were recorded.
During 2010, there was a 12-percent increase in filings from the first quarter to the second, from 33 to 37.
Of those filings, 1.2 million were nonbusiness and 55,000 were business filings, compared with 934,009 nonbusiness and 33,822 business filings during the year ending June 30, 2008.