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    Amendments to the Administrative Code of the City of New York and the Rules of the City of New York Requiring Process Servers to Carry a Global Positioning System to Record Location and Time of Service of Process May Remedy “Sewer Service” Problem

    May 17, 2012 Christopher H. Palmer Danielle M. Nunziato In June, 2011, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (the “Department”), pursuant to authority granted by Section 20-104(b) of Chapter 1, Title 20 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York (the “Code”), promulgated and adopted rules and amendments […]

    Court Rules Holder of Note, an Assignee of MERS, had Standing to Commence Foreclosure Action

    Deutsche Bank Nat. Trust Co. v. Pietranico, 2011 NY Slip Op 21261 (July 27, 2011) After extensive analysis of New York’s precedent for mortgages, notes, assignments, and the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (“MERS”) system, Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Thomas A. Whelan denied a defendant’s motion/order to show cause in its entirety.  If granted, the […]