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Posted Date: Monday, October 31, 2016
The Virginia State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of Insurance has named a new deputy commissioner of its Agent Regulation Division. The deputy will oversee three investigation units and the bureau’s Agent Licensing Section. Read on for more about the new appointee.
Posted Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The 160-member Secure Payments Task Force convened by the Federal Reserve to advance the safety, security and resiliency of the national payment system is asking the industry for comments on its efforts to enhance payment identity management, data protection, and information sharing related to payments risk and fraud.
Posted Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
In an agreement that will make it difficult to force a sale of the company for the next two years, Stewart Information Services announced that it will make changes to its board of directors. The agreement with activist investors Starboard Value LP and Foundation Asset Management brings the resignation of current board members Malcolm S. Morris and Stewart Morris Jr. after 16 years of service. Other changes were announced as well.
Posted Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
In its much anticipated decision, the Washington, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals had much to say about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s structure, its interpretation of RESPA Section 8 and captive reinsurance. Read on for more about the court’s reasoning and some initial reaction.
Court Report, Industry News
Posted Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
For the fifth consecutive year, October Research, LLC is raising money for the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center –Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. 10 percent of revenue from new subscriptions to all of our publications will be donated to the fund through Oct. 17. To help us with this worthy cause, industry friend Leslie Wyatt, a breast cancer survivor, shared her story.
Posted Date: Monday, August 01, 2016
In its Loan Application Defect Index for June 2016, First American Financial Corp. reported a continued decrease, continuing a three-month trend that First American’s chief economist says shows no sign of stopping. Read on for more details.
Posted Date: Friday, July 29, 2016
One of the questions lenders and settlement agents have had since the implementation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule has been whether they are permitted to share certain disclosure information with other parties to the transaction, namely sellers and real estate brokers. In its proposed updates to TRID, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau addressed those concerns, among a number of other issues. Read on for more details.
Industry News, The TRID Journey
Posted Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
It seems like you can do anything from your computer or mobile device these days. You can bank, shop and even order a taxi, all from the palm of your hand. So why, approximately 16 years after ESIGN went into effect, are electronic mortgages not commonplace?
During a session on eClosings at the American Escrow Association’s annual conference, panelists discussed the continuing legal hurdles to going completely paperless, ways to begin aspects of eClosing and some legal concerns to think about as aspects of the mortgage process do go “e.”
Conference Coverage, Industry News
Posted Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC) has announced a new collaboration with the University of Miami School of Law that will provide a unique educational benefit to its lawyer agents and approved attorneys through the school’s Robert Traurig-Greenberg Traurig Real Property Development LL.M. Read on for more details.
Posted Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), announced that ICE will acquire a majority equity position in MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., owner of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (collectively MERS). In addition, ICE and MERS have entered into a software development agreement to modernize and enhance the MERS System.