Legal Events refer to several types of official proceedings to which a business is a party. These can indicate various levels of risk or deterioration for a business.


Creditsafe collects and publishes information about these legal events:


  • Lawsuits (“Suits”)  -  Low-Moderate Risk
  • Liens  -  Moderate-High Risk
  • Legal Judgments (“Judgments”)  -  Moderate-High Risk
  • Bankruptcies (“Insolvencies”)  -  Severe Risk
  • Uniform Commercial Code Filings (“UCC”) -  Very Low-Low Risk