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Coming soon!!!
DFI will be implementing a new UCC and Trademark/Tradename processing system in March/April 2019.

Key changes include:

  • UCC Bulk Filing will be an option for high volume filers.
  • Bulk UCC data and images will be available for purchase weekly.
  • The UCC search and display will change.
  • All UCC filings can be done online except Transmitting Utility.
  • UCC attachments may be uploaded.
  • The Tradename/Trademark search and display will change.
  • Pay online for Tradename/Trademark filings and ability to upload the application.
More details will be provided soon.
Email DFI-UCC@dfi.wisconsin.gov or DFI-Trademark@dfi.wisconsin.gov with questions/comments.

Credit unions post growth in net income and lending for 2018

MADISON – Net income and total lending grew at Wisconsin’s 125 state-chartered credit unions in 2018 compared to 2017, according to data released today by the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI).
Over the 12 months ending on December 31, 2018:

  • Net income totaled $401.3 million, up 7.76% from $372.4 million in 2017.
  • Total loans were $30.3 billion, up 11.5% from $27.2 billion.
  • Net worth was 11.49%, up from 11.28%.
  • The delinquent loan ratio was 0.69%, down from 0.70%.
“The positive growth in all categories over the past year is good news for our state-chartered credit unions and a healthy sign for our state’s economy,” said DFI Secretary-designee Kathy Blumenfeld.
A full report on credit unions’ fourth-quarter 2018 performance will be available on the DFI website, www.wdfi.org, by the end of February.

New Business Entity Filings
Up 6.9% Through November

MADISON - The number of new business entities formed in Wisconsin in the first 11 months of 2018 grew by 6.9% compared to same period in 2017, according to data compiled by the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). As of November 30, new business filings totaled 44,500, compared to 41,644 in the first 11 months of 2017.

The business formation data is compiled by DFI, which is the filing office for the creation of business entities in the state. DFI tracks new business entity creation on a monthly basis and posts the data on its website. The full report may be found at www.wdfi.org/corporations/HistoricalStatistics.htm.

Net Lending Shows Ongoing Increases at State-Chartered Banks

MADISON – Net loans grew by 8.8% at Wisconsin’s state-chartered banks in the nine months ending September 30, 2018, according to data released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

See the full press release here.

Credit Union’s Net Income Up 16%, Loan Growth Up By 10.49% in Third Quarter

MADISON – Net income and total lending grew by double digits again at Wisconsin’s 126 state-chartered credit unions in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the same quarter in 2017, according to data released today by the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI).

See the full press release here.

Reminder: Watch for Wisconsin Scams in Hurricane Michael’s Wake

MADISON – As the staggering damage assessments caused by Hurricane Michael in the southeastern U.S., continue to roll out, the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) today again cautioned investors to watch out for opportunistic investment or charitable scams in Wisconsin.

See the full press release here.