Record Series Abstract
Contains the original application and bond documents for Litigation Financier Sole Proprietor Registrations. These documents are required to be filed by sole proprietors who want to transact business as a Litigation Financier in Tennessee.
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Applications and bond documents are generated in a paper format. Once the application information is entered in the TN-BEAR database, the original application document is returned to the customer. The electronic record is maintained indefinitely. Our office maintains the original copy of the bond in paper format, which is stored indefinitely.
Bond is maintained at 312 Rosa L. Parks Ave. - 6th Floor. Nashville, TN 37243. Electronic copies of applications are maintained in State of Tennessee Data Center North and State of Tennessee Data Center South.
Document Locator Number assigned in TN-BEAR.
July 2014 to Current
Less than .5 cu. ft.; 300 kb
Less than .5 cu. ft.; 1 mb
Information Shared Outside the State
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Original Record is returned to the customer. Copies maintained in TN-BEAR database. Original bond stored at 6th floor, TN-Tower.
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Record Sample PDF
Tennessee Business Entity & Annual Reporting System (TN-BEAR)
HP SAN/NAS, HP DL Servers
TN-Bear System, Windows Server 2003, Windows Storage Server 2008, Microsoft Virtual Server, VMWare Virtual Server
TN Tower, 7th Floor Server Room - Replicated to Secretary of State Disaster Recovery Site; State Data Center North and State Data Center South.
Incremental backup DAILY, full WEEKLY backup, full MONTHLY backup (all to virtual tape and physical tape). Physical backup tapes sent off site to Iron Mountain Vault.
Images are stored on two separate servers, one in the State Data Center North and the other in the State Data Center South. In the event of one server failure, we have high availability that fails over to the other server.
Data Migration Description
The Information Services Division maintains and migrates data according to system updates, upgrades and replacements. Full procedures are available with the Information Services Division.
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