Christopher K. Odinet

University of Iowa - College of Law

Professor of Law and Micheal & Brenda Sandler Fellow in Corporate Law

130 Byington Road

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

The Property Law of Tokens

Florida Law Review (Forthcoming 2022), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-44, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2021
Juliet M. Moringiello and Christopher K. Odinet
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and University of Iowa - College of Law
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Tokens, Crypto, NFT, Blockchain, UCC, Article 9, Property Law, Exclusion, Platforms, Assets, Tangible, Intangible, American Law Institute, Uniform Law Commission, Securities, Negotiable Instruments, Deeds, Bills of Lading, Property Theory, Consumer Protection, Arbitration, Class Action Waivers, CFPB

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Predatory Fintech and the Politics of Banking

Iowa Law Review (2021 Forthcoming), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-30
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 668 (54,230)
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fintech, banking, consumer finance, household finance, financial regulation, FDIC, OCC, usury, lending, credit, debt, financial technology, arbitrage, federalism, dual banking

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Testing the Reach of UCC Article 9: The Question of Tax Credit Collateral in Secured Transactions

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 143, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2018
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 487 (80,674)

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property, non-traditional property, UCC, uniform commercial code, article 9, UCC 9, secured financing, security devices, security rights, secured transactions, comparative law, commercial law, property, personal property, intangible, general intangible, payment intangible, collateral

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Consumer Bitcredit and Fintech Lending

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 781, 2018
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 10 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2018
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 482 (81,627)
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bit credit, digital, lending, banking, consumers, small businesses, fintech, non-banks, lenders, mortgages, CFPB, consumer protection, SEC, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, credit, access, unbanked, underbanked, machine-learning, loans, underwriting, consumer complaints, privacy, commerce

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The Debt Collection Pandemic

California Law Review Online (2020 Forthcoming), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-22
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Pamela Foohey, Dalié Jiménez and Christopher K. Odinet
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 366 (112,393)
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coronavirus, COVID-19, debt collection, consumer credit, foreclosure, repossession, garnishment, CARES Act, student loans, auto debt, mortgages, mortgage servicing, debtors' prison, attorney general, CFPB, FDCPA, UDAP

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Amicus Curiae Brief in Gelboim v. Bank of America (Libor Manipulation Litigation) on Behalf of Financial Markets Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants

Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-37, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-40, Mississippi College School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-08, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-231, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-05, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 355
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School, University of Toledo - College of Law, Mississippi College - School of Law, Cornell University - Law School, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, Independent and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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LIBOR, London Interbank Offer Rate, LIBOR Manipulation, antitrust, financial markets, derivatives, derivatives markets, OTC derivatives, OTC derivatives markets, over-the-counter derivatives, over-the-counter derivatives markets, antitrust injury, Bank of America, Gelboim, amicus, corporate finance

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Banks, Break-Ins, and Bad Actors in Mortgage Foreclosure

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jul 2015
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 300 (139,183)

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mortgage, property, real estate, foreclosure, real estate finance, lending, predatory, contractors, homeownership, contract law, creditor, debtor, bank, financial institutions, CFPB, robo-signing, Dodd-Frank, national mortgage settlement

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The New Data of Student Debt

92 Southern California Law Review 1617 (2019)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2019
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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algorithms, fintech, commercial law, law and finance, finance law, financial technology, underwriting, discrimination, credit, loans, online loans, marketplace lenders, college, student debt, student loans, SoFi, CommonBond, Upstart, alternative data, social mobility, ECOA, class, race, income

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Modernizing Mortgage Law

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-10
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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The Folly of Credit As Pandemic Relief

68 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 126 (2020)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2020
Pamela Foohey, Dalié Jiménez and Christopher K. Odinet
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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coronavirus, covid-19, CARES Act, consumer credit, debt, social provision, direct payments, rebate relief, foreclosure moratorium, eviction moratorium, unemployment benefits, mortgage servicing

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Regulating Debt Collection

Review of Banking and Financial Law, 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2017
Christopher K. Odinet and Roederick C. White
University of Iowa - College of Law and Southern University Law Center
Downloads 222 (187,470)

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debt collection, debt, credit, consumer, bank, CFPB, regulation, consumer protection, lending, borrowing, creditor, debtor, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, administrative law, financial institutions

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CARES Act Gimmicks: How Not To Give People Money During a Pandemic And What To Do Instead

2020 U. Ill. L. Rev. Online 81
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Pamela Foohey, Dalié Jiménez and Christopher K. Odinet
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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CARES Act, coronavirus, covid-19, relief rebate, direct payments, unemployment benefits, consumer debt, consumer credit, foreclosure moratorium, eviction moratorium

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Gay Marriage and the Problem of Property

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 847, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Andrea Beauchamp Carroll and Christopher K. Odinet
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 179 (227,773)

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gay marriage, property, debt, family law, real estate, planning, wills, spouses, community property, credit, consumer, commercial, equality, constitutional rights, same-sex marriage

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Securitizing Digital Debts

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 52, 2020, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-27
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 24 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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securitization, consumer finance, financial regulation, fintech, banking, nonbanks, artificial intelligence, financial technology, AI, FSOC, valid-when-made, Madden, subprime, model drift, machine learning, alternative data, structured finance

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Fintech Credit and the Financial Risk of AI

in Cambridge Handbook of AI and Law (Kristin Johnson & Carla Reyes eds., forthcoming 2022)., U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-39
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2021
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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fintech, financial regulation, systemic risk, banking, bank holding companies, credit, lending, artificial intelligence, machine learning, FSOC

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Steering Loan Modifications Post-Pandemic

85 Law & Contemporary Problems (2022, Forthcoming), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-26, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 05 May 2022
Pamela Foohey, Dalié Jiménez and Christopher K. Odinet
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 156 (255,736)

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COVID-19, coronavirus, consumer debt, consumer credit, debt collection, forbearance, moratorium, modification, mortgages, mortgage servicing, loan servicing, auto loan, credit cards, student loans, bankruptcy, foreclosure, repossession, garnishment, CARES Act, American Rescue Plan Act, CFPB, UDAAP

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Payday Lenders, Vehicle Title Loans, and Small-Value Financing: The CFPB's Proposal to Regulate the Fringe Economy

133 Banking Law Journal 263, June 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2015
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 143 (274,311)
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banking, fringe economy, consumer protection, lending, financing, predatory lending

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BitProperty and Commercial Credit

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 649, 2017
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 135 (286,772)
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Digital Property, Virtual Assets, Real Property, Real Estate, Personal Property, Secured Lending, Secured Credit, UCC 9, Uniform Commercial Code, Article 9, Bitcoin, SecondLife, Youtube, social Media, Facebook, Twitter, Virtual Worlds, General Intangibles, Leveraged Capital, Lending

19.

Of Progressive Property and Public Debt

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 1101, 2016
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2017
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 101 (352,241)

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Bankruptcy, Property Theory, Progressive Property, Debt, Insolvency, Chapter 9, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican Crisis, Financial Crisis, Bonds, Secured Credit, Sovereign Debt, Human Rights, Human Dignity, Taxation, Local Government Law, Colonialism

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How Will Trump's Tax Reform Affect Real Estate Investments and Capital Markets?

ACREL Notes (December 2017)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Jan 2018
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Towards a Convention for the International Sale of Real Property: Challenges, Commonalities, and Possibilities

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 29, p. 841, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2012
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 70 (437,533)

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international law, real property, CISG, China, France, mortgages, financing, security devices, civil law, common law, mixed jurisdiction, sales, contract formalities

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Data and the Social Obligation Norm of Property: An Essay in Honor of Professor Gregory S. Alexander

29 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 643 (2020)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2021
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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property, property theory, data, personal property, privacy, social obligations, progressive property, governance property

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Fairness, Equity, and a Level Playing Field: Development Goals for the Resilient City

Idaho Law Review, Vol. 50, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 May 2014
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 64 (458,194)

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property law, land use, special districts, property taxes, local government, economic development, real estate, competition, municipality, resilient city, resiliency, great recession, PILOT, payment in lieu of taxes, tax increment financing districts, public incentives, public private partnerships

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Super-Liens to the Rescue? A Case Against Special Districts in Real Estate Finance

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 72, 2015
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 63 (461,841)

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common interest communities, property law, real property, liens, community development, commercial law, mortgages, taxing districts, public-private partnerships, real estate, finance, lending, banks, developers, cities, municipalities, incentives, homeownership

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The Unfinished Business of Dodd-Frank: Reforming the Mortgage Contract

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 653, 2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Property, Security Rights, Mortgage, Contract, Consumer, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, insurance, private label market, secondary market, securitization, 2008 crisis, financial crisis, foreclosures, abuse, fraud, consumer protection, finance and the law

Comments to Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding National Bank and Federal Savings Association Digital Activities (Docket ID OCC-2019-0028)

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-36
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2020
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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The Use of Bank Contractors in Mortgage Foreclosure: Contractual Considerations and Liability Concerns

Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, American Bar Association, 29 Probate & Property (Jan./Feb. 2015)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Foreclosure Trustees as Non Debt Collectors

40 Real Property Law Reporter 10 (Cal CEB Jan. 2017)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Sep 2017
Roger Bernhardt and Christopher K. Odinet
Golden Gate University - School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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Ho, debt collectors, FDCPA

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Commerce, Commonality, and Contract Law: Legal Reform in a Mixed Jurisdiction

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 75, 2015
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Laying to Rest an Ancien Régime: Antiquated Institutions in Louisiana Civil Law and Their Incompatibility with Modern Public Policies

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1367, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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property, French law, Roman law, Civil law, common law, conservation, preservation, wetlands, commerce, economic development, land use, land-use, property rights, public policy

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Fiscal Policy and Urban Growth Challenges: US Perspectives on Property Tax Reform in Warsaw

61 Studia Iuridica (2016)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2016
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Warsaw, urban development, planning, special districts, local government, land use, real estate, Study Space, economic development

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Community Collateral: Security Rights in Common Interest Community Declarations

Probate and Property, Volume 30, Number 4, 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Christopher K. Odinet and Randy Roussel
University of Iowa - College of Law and Phelps Dunbar LLP
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Secured Lending, Real Estate, Property Law, Common Interest Communities, Homeowners Association, Condominium Association, Timeshare, Cooperative, Banks, Lending, Developers, Housing, Credit

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The Perils of Primacy: Successor Liability for Lenders Turned Declarants in Louisiana Common Interest Communities

74 Louisiana Law Review 777 (2014)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Covenants, CCRS, building restrictions, property, comparative law, civil law, common law, mortgages, UCC article 9, uniform commercial code, security devices, secured transactions, contracts, obligations, debt, financing, real estate, secured lending, banking, common interest communities

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Comment on FDIC Request for Information on Standard Setting and Voluntary Certification for Models and Third-Party Providers of Technology and Other Services, RIN 3064–ZA18

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2021
Christopher K. Odinet
University of Iowa - College of Law
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