MERS Expert Chris Peterson Tapped for CFPB

By: Thursday May 10, 2012 6:53 am

It’s rare that I’ll put forward an optimistic post about a mid-level federal agency hire. But that’s what I’m about to do. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just hired the man who knows more about MERS – and their deficiencies – than perhaps anyone in the country. University of Utah Law Professor Christopher Peterson will [...]

Law Expert: MERS Mess Could Have “a Massive Effect on the Economy”

By: Monday October 18, 2010 8:00 am

So I had a pretty incredible conversation last night with Christopher Peterson, the law professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Utah, who wrote two illuminating Law Review articles about MERS, the shell entity that created an electronic database for the trading of mortgages. I’m going to do my best to [...]