Bulletin: SLS00300

Date:
June 16, 2006
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
Virtual Underwriter, the Bulletin Process and Underwriting Questions

Dear Associates:

This bulletin is being issued to update a prior bulletin and to clarify the relationship of the bulletin issuance process, the procedure for inclusion of bulletins in Virtual Underwriter and Underwriting.  The Bulletin Coordinator in Stewart Legal Services assigns all bulletins numbers.  Once the appropriate Stewart Legal Services approval has been obtained, the bulletin will be distributed by Stewart Legal Services pursuant to the current management bulletin.  Bulletin authors should forward a finalized copy of the bulletin via e-mail to the Bulletin Coordinator at the address listed below, followed by a hard copy via regular mail to facilitate the addition of the bulletin to Virtual Underwriter.

Underwriting questions must continue to be directed to appropriate underwriting personnel.

Please direct all questions and/or correspondence regarding the issuance of bulletins to:

Bulletin Coordinator, Stewart Legal Services
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 710
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-892-3996
Fax: 713-629-2248
E-mail to: sylvia.lopez@stewart.com

Please direct all questions and/or correspondence regarding Virtual Underwriter, except those concerning underwriting issues and bulletin issuance to:

Web Coordinator, Communications and Marketing Department
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 230
Houston, TX 77056
Phone:  713-232-4398
Fax:  713-479-2208
E-mail: webmaster@vuwriter.com

THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
SLS00144 This Bulletin has been replaced by SLS2007005.
Related Bulletins:
None
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None