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Posted Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
As data breaches have gotten more headlines, states are stepping up their regulations on breach notification. A report recently released by Perkins Coie, a legal services company, showed that four states have made significant changes to their security breach notification requirements in the past few months.
Posted Date: Thursday, October 02, 2014
A bill introduced in the House to amend Michigan law that provides for the recording and use in evidence of affidavits affecting real property has passed the state Senate. Read on for more details.
Posted Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
As the New York agent licensing legislation goes into effect Oct. 1, there are important deadlines and requirements agents need to be aware of. The New York State Land Title Association shared some of the key things agents should keep in mind now.
Posted Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that provides a procedure for a court to void a false or forged public record. Read on for more details.
Posted Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
The House of Representatives passed a bill amending several aspects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, including a bill modifying the criteria for exclusion from the computation of points and fees. The bill originated in the Financial Services Committee.
Posted Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Personal information is easier for people to find than some may think. From Facebook and Twitter to an Amazon account or your company’s website, information about who you are, where you live and even what your favorite color is are all readily available for those who try to find out.
The Obama administration, Congress and even state legislators and regulators increasingly are interested in data brokers and data aggregators, whose non-public personal information they are using and how they are — or are not — regulated. During the Association for Title Information Management’s (ATIM) 29th Annual Conference, David Floyd, president, SKLD Title Services, discussed a new legislative trend in overseeing data brokers and how these bills could impact the title industry.
Posted Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
Looks like one significant California law is here to stay.
A California law that prohibits mortgagees who acquire title to residential property through foreclosure from requiring that a buyer of the property purchase title insurance or escrow services from a particular title insurer or escrow agent may be around for a long time. The bill’s sponsor is sponsoring a new bill removing the law’s expiration date of Jan. 1, 2015.
Posted Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A bill introduced in the U.S. House would require servicers to establish a deed-for-lease program under which eligible mortgagors could remain in their home.
The bill, HR 5396, was introduced by Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M.
Posted Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
The California General Assembly passed a bill that would provide a procedure for a court to void a false or forged public record. The bill, AB 1698, was introduced by Assembly Member Donald Wagner, R-Tustin.
Posted Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick sent back a bill that was passed by the state legislature to clarify the rights of third-party purchasers of previously foreclosed homes in the state. He said that certainty of title should not “come at the expense of wrongly displaced homeowners,” at least not at this time.