- April 25, 2011
- All West Virginia Issuing Offices
- ALTA U.S.A Owner's Policy (09/28/91) and Corresponding Endorsements
Please be advised that Stewart Title Guaranty Company has filed the ALTA U.S.A Owner’s Policy form with the West Virginia Department of Insurance effective February 7, 2011. The ALTA U.S.A. Owner’s Policies are title insurance policies, very similar to the regular ALTA Owner’s Policy, but designed to insure title in the
You may view the policy format at www.virtualunderwriter.com
In addition please note that when issuing the ALTA U.S.A. Owner’s policy you must attach the STG standard arbitration endorsement and the paragraph 12 (b) endorsement to the policy. Both endorsements were filed simultaneously with the
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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.
- Bulletins Replaced:
- Related Bulletins:
- Underwriting Manual:
- Exceptions Manual:
- ALTA U.S. Policy 1991