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Reston, Virginia, December 6, 2012—Below is a monthly summary of major legal decisions involving either the use of the MERS® System database or Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) and its role in the mortgage process. Please feel free to contact the MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions and visit the MERS Newsroom for a full list of news releases.

• Alabama – Connell v. CitiMortgage –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (237 KB)
• Arizona – Henry v. Arizona Trust Deed Corporation –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (44 KB)
• Florida – The Fidelity Land Trust Company v. Centex Home Equity Company –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (182 KB)
• Idaho – Pfaeffle v. MERS – Judgment for the Defendant
• Idaho – Seward v. Fremont Investment & Loan –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (272 KB)
• Massachusetts – Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Bank of America – Counts against MERS Dismissed
• Michigan – Allemon v. Countrywide Home Loans –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (391 KB)
• Michigan – Ethridge v. Countrywide Home Loans pdf Judgment for the Defendant (53 KB)
• Michigan – Jones v. Bank of America –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (36 KB)
• Michigan – Minneweather v. Wells Fargo Bank –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (40 KB)
• New Hampshire – Cabacoff v. Wells Fargo pdf Judgment for the Defendant (62 KB)
• New Hampshire – Giroux v. FNMA –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (1.52 MB)
• New York – U.S. Bank National Association v. Madero –  pdf Judgment for the Plaintiff (129 KB)
• Ohio – Bank of America v. Bowers – Judgment for the Plaintiff
• Oregon – Delaney v. Bank of New York Mellon pdf Judgment for the Defendant (89 KB)
• Rhode Island – Equivest, LLC v. Alexander – Judgment for the Plaintiff
• Texas – Crum v. WMC Mortgage Corporation –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (52 KB)
• Texas – Morlock LLC v. Bank of New York Mellon –  pdf Judgment for the Defendant (116 KB)

For descriptions of cases and other materials pertaining to MERS’ business model and role in U.S. housing, please visit www.mersinc.org.

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MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. is a privaely held corporation that owns and manages the MERS® System and all other MERS® products. It is a member-based organization made up of thousands of lenders, servicers, sub-servicers, investors and government institutions. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) serves as the mortgagee in the land records for loans registered on the MERS® System, and is a nominee (or agent) for the owner of the promissory note. The MERS® System is a national electronic database that tracks changes in mortgage servicing and beneficial ownership interests in residential mortgage loans on behalf of its members.