Bulletin: NY000410

Date:
August 19, 2009
To:
All New York State Office Counsel, Managers and Agents
RE:
Title Alerts and Underwriting Bulletins

Policy issuing offices of Stewart Title Insurance Company are required to review all Title Alerts, Underwriting Bulletins as well as utilize commonly used forms approved by Stewart Title Insurance Company. To gain access to bulletins, Alerts, Forms and other information log on to Stewart Agent Resource Center. To access the Agent Resource Center, go to www.stewartnewyork.com and click on "Agent Log-In". You will need your Agent ID number to access the Resource Center. If you do not know your agent ID number, please call 212-922-0050.

If a policy issuing office of Stewart Title Insurance Company is on notice of any title alert or cautionary memorandum issued by Stewart Title Insurance Company or another underwriter, that office may not issue a Stewart Title Insurance Company Policy in connection with a transaction on the affected premises without disclosure to, and approval from, Stewart Title Insurance Company.

Please be advised that as a policy issuing office of Stewart Title Insurance Company you are required to review and comply with all Bulletins and Alerts as well as established underwriting guide lines promulgated by the Company. Should you choose to unsubscribe from the electronic distribution list or for some technical difficulties you do not receive Bulletins or Alerts, you are still responsible for their review and compliance with those Bulletins and Alerts posted on our website.

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:
None
Related Bulletins:
NY000394 Distribution of Bulletins and Alerts
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None