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In Defense of the CFPB

Several consumer rights groups, legal scholars, and members of Congress submitted amicus briefs to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the case PHH Corporation v. CFPB, in support of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). With the CFPB’s constitutionality being called into question, many groups seek the defend the Bureau against a possible restructuring by the Trump administration.

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Massachusetts Court Affirms MERS Ability to Assign Title

Massachusetts became the latest state to award victory to MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., in a series of lawsuits challenging MERS' authority to assign titles. MERS announced on August 12 that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Superior Court issued a ruling in Gardner v. Mortgage Electronic Registration System, Inc., that MERS could act as the mortgagee even though it is not the holder of the note

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