- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 45. Trade and Commerce
- Chapter 29. Secured Transactions
- Section 203. Attachment and Enforceability of Security Interest; Proceeds; Supporting Obligations; Formal Requisites.
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AS 45.29.203. Attachment and Enforceability of Security Interest; Proceeds; Supporting Obligations; Formal Requisites.
- (a) A security interest attaches to collateral when it becomes enforceable against the debtor with respect to the
collateral unless an agreement expressly postpones the time of attachment.
- (b) Except as otherwise provided in (c) - (i) of this section, a security interest is enforceable against the debtor and
third parties with respect to the collateral only if
- (1) value has been given;
- (2) the debtor has rights in the collateral or the power to transfer rights in the collateral to a secured party; and
- (3) one of the following conditions is met:
- (A) the debtor has authenticated a security agreement that provides a description of the collateral and, if the security
interest covers timber to be cut, a description of the land concerned;
- (B) the collateral is not a certificated security and is in the possession of the secured party under AS 45.29.313
under the debtor's security agreement;
- (C) the collateral is a certificated security in registered form, and the security certificate has been delivered to the
secured party under AS 45.08.301
under the debtor's security agreement; or
- (D) the collateral is deposit accounts, electronic chattel paper, investment property, or letter-of-credit rights, and the
secured party has control under AS 45.29.104
, 45.29.105, 45.29.106, or 45.29.107 under the debtor's security agreement.
- (c) The provisions of (b) of this section are subject to
- (1) AS 45.04.210
on the security interest of a collecting bank;
- (2) AS 45.05.118
on the security interest of a letter-of-credit issuer or nominated person;
- (3) AS 45.29.110
on a security interest arising under AS 45.02 or AS 45.12; and
- (4) AS 45.29.206
on security interests in investment property.
- (d) A person becomes bound as debtor by a security agreement entered into by another person if, by operation of law other
than this chapter or by contract,
- (1) the security agreement becomes effective to create a security interest in the person's property; or
- (2) the person becomes generally obligated for the obligations of the other person, including the obligation secured under
the security agreement, and acquires or succeeds to all or substantially all of the assets of the other person.
- (e) If a new debtor becomes bound as debtor by a security agreement entered into by another person,
- (1) the agreement satisfies (b)(3) of this section with respect to existing or after-acquired property of the new debtor
to the extent the property is described in the agreement; and
- (2) another agreement is not necessary to make a security interest in the property enforceable.
- (f) The attachment of a security interest in collateral gives the secured party the rights to proceeds provided by AS 45.29.315
and is also attachment of a security interest in a supporting obligation for the collateral.
- (g) The attachment of a security interest in a right to payment or performance secured by a security interest or other
lien on personal or real property is also attachment of a security interest in the security interest, mortgage, or
- (h) The attachment of a security interest in a securities account is also attachment of a security interest in the
security entitlement carried in the securities account.
- (i) The attachment of a security interest in a commodity account is also attachment of a security interest in the
commodity contracts carried in the commodity account.
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