Assignee of Record Annex Financial, Inc.’s Motion to Vacate Renewal of Judgment is DENIED.

I. Background

The Court granted a petition to confirm arbitration award and entered judgment in favor of Plaintiff Chase Bank USA (“Chase”) and against Defendant Christopher K. Chui (“Chui”) on August 24, 2007. On October 26, 2017, judgment was renewed by Assignee of Record Annex Financial, Inc. (“AFI”).

On August 22, 2018, AFI filed a Motion to Vacate Renewal of Judgment under CCP § 473(d).

II. Discussion

AFI argues that it renewed the judgment on October 26, 2017 believing that it was the assignee of record. (Motion p. 3.) AFI claims that “[f]or valuable consideration, this Assignment was prepared between [it] and an individual by the name of Michael Knight, who purported to have assignable rights to and interest in the underlying Judgment.” (Id.) AFI recently learned from Chase that Chase did not assign t........