Vanderbilt Law Review

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Although the unsecured creditor long has occupied a precarious position, the widespread passage of article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code has created additional perils for him by making virtually all of his debtor's assets available to a secured lender.' The Bankruptcy Act, while not so one-sided, also contains snares and pitfalls for the unsecured creditor. One potential trap is contained in the seemingly straightforward declaration of section 60c... This article focuses upon, and proposes a means for the elimination of, the unnecessary paradoxes implicit in section 60c's treatment of an unsecured creditor who extends continuing credit to a debtor in financial trouble.