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MERS Wins Another Victory in Court

The Montana decision was the latest in a series of court victories won by MERS. In late September, MERS won similar decisions in Georgia, New York, and Texas. In Kentucky earlier in September, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals denied an en banc rehearing of a case that held that recording statutes in the state do not required a recording in the land records when promissory notes are transferred.

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Sixth Circuit Court Denies Petition for Rehearing in Promissory Note Transfer Case

The Sixth Circuit Court on Friday denied two petitions to rehear the case, saying that "the original panel has reviewed the petitions for rehearing and concludes that the issues raised in the petitions were fully considered upon the original submission and decision of the cases."

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MERS Granted Motion for Summary Judgment in Texas Court; Lien Reinstated

The court also reinstated the MERS lien on the property, finding the lien to be "in full force and effect." MERS was seeking to reinstate a lien which it claims was improperly extinguished by defendant Kingman Holdings in the case of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Kingman Holdings, Inc.

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Tennessee District Court Affirms Legality of MERS’ Role in a Securitized Mortgage

MERSCORP Holdings won another victory in court this week when the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Nashville Division dismissed a lawsuit that challenged MERS' role in a deed of trust in Tennessee, according to an announcement from MERS.

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Massachusetts Court Rules in Favor of MERS

The Appeals Court of Massachusetts became the latest court to uphold the validity of the assignment of a mortgage by Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) on Friday, according to an announcement from MERSCORP Holdings, parent company of MERS.

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