(a) General rule: perfection by filing. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) and section 336.9-312(b), a financing statement must be filed to perfect all security interests and agricultural liens.
(b) Exceptions: filing not necessary. The filing of a financing statement is not necessary to perfect a security interest:
(1) that is perfected under section 336.9-308(d), (e), (f), or (g);
(2) that is perfected under section 336.9-309 when it attaches;
(3) in property subject to a statute, regulation, or treaty described in section 336.9-311(a);
(4) in goods in possession of a bailee which is perfected under section 336.9-312(d)(1) or (2);
(5) in certificated securities, documents, goods, or instruments which is perfected without filing, control, or possession under section 336.9-312(e), (f), or (g);
(6) in collateral in the secured party's possession under section 336.9-313;
(7) in a certificated security which is perfected by delivery of the security certificate to the secured party under section 336.9-313;
(8) in deposit accounts, electronic chattel paper, electronic documents, investment property, or letter of credit rights which is perfected by control under section 336.9-314;
(9) in proceeds which is perfected under section 336.9-315; or
(10) that is perfected under section 336.9-316.
(c) Assignment of perfected security interest. If a secured party assigns a perfected security interest or agricultural lien, a filing under this article is not required to continue the perfected status of the security interest against creditors of and transferees from the original debtor.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes