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2014
October 21, 2014 Take Control of the Message and Own Your Future
October 21, 2014 ALTA CEO Says Compliance Should Focus on Consumer Protection
October 21, 2014 The Docket: Eastern District of Pennsylvania Says CPL Not Insurance
October 14, 2014 CFPB Proposes Changes to RESPA-TILA Final Rule
October 9, 2014 All Settlement Providers Involved in Transaction Encouraged to Implement Best Practices
October 9, 2014 FDIC Chair Calls Cybersecurity ‘Highest Importance,’ Urges Industry to ‘Gear Up’
October 7, 2014 Report: Identity Fraud Rises 9 Percent
October 7, 2014 HUD Not Planning to Extend Anti-Flipping Waiver
October 7, 2014 ALTA Offers Recommendations to Aid Implementation of the Integrated Mortgage Disclosures
October 2, 2014 Tick Tock, Tick Tock: Implementation of Best Practices Reaches Tipping Point
October 2, 2014 Reported Cybersecurity Breaches Spike Nearly 50 Percent
September 30, 2014 Michigan Title Company Agrees to CFPB Consent Order for Alleged Marketing Services Agreement Violations
September 30, 2014 The Docket: U.S. First Circuit Rules Insured Not Covered for ‘Assumed’ and ‘Agreed To’ Junior Creditor Position
September 25, 2014 What Is Your Company Doing to Protect Title Documents Containing Private Information?
September 23, 2014 ALTA Offers Suggestions to Improve CFPB’s Proposed Consumer Complaint Database
September 23, 2014 The Docket: D.C. Appeals Court Rules Condo Lien ‘Super Priority’ Extinguishes Lender’s Mortgage Lien
September 23, 2014 Origination Closing Rate Improves to Three-year High
September 18, 2014 Top Cyber Threats and 10 Security Tips for Title Professionals
September 18, 2014 It's Our Job to Protect Integrity of the Real Estate Transaction
September 18, 2014 Consumer Complaint Management: Making Your Business Better
September 16, 2014 ‘Nothing in the New Forms that Will Put You Out of Business’
September 11, 2014 Survey Reveals Top Concerns Regarding CFPB Third-Party Service Provider Oversight
September 11, 2014 Strong Passwords: The First Line of Defense
September 9, 2014 Grow Market Share with Integrity
September 9, 2014 Deed Effective Upon Delivery Without Regard to Being Properly Indexed
September 9, 2014 Member Profile: Polly Ann Epting
September 4, 2014 Underwriter Discovers Significant Shortage in Title Agency Escrow Trust Accounts
September 4, 2014 Protecting the ‘Lifeblood’ of Your Company: Escrow Trust Accounts
September 2, 2014 In Case You Missed It: Download the August Digital Edition of TitleNews
September 2, 2014 Ensure Your Third-party Service Providers Follow Policies to Protect Consumer Funds, NPI
September 2, 2014 Breaking Down Liability for the CFPB’s TILA-RESPA Mortgage Disclosures
August 28, 2014 Idaho Title and Escrow Companies Warned of Business Identity Scam
August 28, 2014 Criminal Tactic: Fraudulent Change of Business Registration Information
August 28, 2014 Best Practices Can Protect Against Business Identity Theft
August 28, 2014 Lawsuit Provides Instructive Advice on Escrow Trust Account Security
August 26, 2014 The Docket: Nebraska Supreme Court Holds Implied Easements Attach to Land by Court Recognition
August 26, 2014 Law Firm Reports Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Mechanic and Materialman Lien Issues
August 21, 2014 Six-step Assessment Process
August 19, 2014 The Docket: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Sovereign Immunity
August 19, 2014 PLTA Plays Key Role in Passage of Legislation Addressing Mechanics’ Liens and Open-end Mortgages
August 14, 2014 Regulatory Climate Requires Action and Being an Agent of Change
August 14, 2014 Email Encryption: Locking Down Data a Business Necessity
August 12, 2014 Two Underwriters Agree to Simultaneous Rate Reductions in Indiana
August 12, 2014 Fidelity Reports Second-quarter Earnings
August 12, 2014 Stewart Reports 2014 Q2 Results
August 12, 2014 Investors Title Announces 2014 Second-quarter Results
August 7, 2014 Agents Must ‘Embrace Compliance’ and Redefine Their Role
August 7, 2014 Title Company May Appeal Ruling in Cyber Crime Case to U.S. Supreme Court
August 5, 2014 10 Questions to Ask Now to be Ready for Implementation
August 5, 2014 A Look at Details of CFPB Regulations for Integrated Mortgage Disclosures
August 5, 2014 The New CFPB Rule, Data Sharing and Archive
July 31, 2014 6 Questions Worth Asking Vendors in Your Supply Chain
July 31, 2014 CFPB Proposal Would Create Yelp-like System for Financial Services
July 29, 2014 ALTA Meets with CFPB to Discuss Implementation Challenges of New Disclosures
July 29, 2014 First American Reports Q2 Results
July 29, 2014 Old Republic Announces Second-Quarter Earnings
July 29, 2014 Another List to Check: The Foreign Sanctions Evaders
July 24, 2014 ALTA President-elect Explains How Best Practices Help Lenders Manage Risk, Addresses Regulatory Impact on Title Industry
July 22, 2014 The Docket: Calif. Court of Appeal Affirms Dismissal of Borrower’s Foreclosure Challenge
July 22, 2014 Best Practices to Develop a Successful State Lobby Day
July 17, 2014 Tips on Enhancing Consumer Care and Resolving Customer Complaints
July 15, 2014 Pilot Program in Chicago Could Boost Order Pipeline from Community Banks, Credit Unions
July 15, 2014 New Challenges Confront Title Industry Over Next Decade
July 10, 2014 Federal Agency Launches Cybersecurity Web Page, Promotes Awareness of Cybersecurity Activities
July 10, 2014 Another Reason to Implement Best Practices: Pile of Mortgage Documents Dumped in Field
July 8, 2014 New York Regulator Sets Target Dates for Availability of Agent Application, Examination
July 8, 2014 FCC Net Neutrality Rules Could Create Fast, Slow Internet Lanes
July 8, 2014 Wisconsin Regulator Warns Companies on Use of ‘Blanket Exceptions’
July 3, 2014 Protect Your Escrow Funds: ‘Don’t Use QuickBooks’
July 3, 2014 Lender’s General Counsel Says More Guidance Needed from CFPB on Third-Party Oversight
July 3, 2014 3 Areas Where You Can Provide Accurate Fee Estimates
July 1, 2014 Member Profile: Bill Ronhaar
June 26, 2014 Tips on Creating Strong Passwords
June 24, 2014 The Docket: No Liability without Third-party Claim
June 24, 2014 Nevada Division of Insurance Launches Online Tool to Compare Title Insurance and Escrow Rates
June 24, 2014 The Docket: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It
June 10, 2014 It's a New Era: 'Wake Up' If You Haven't Implemented Best Practices
June 5, 2014 Another View: Two Good Ways to Put Your Email at Risk
June 5, 2014 Survey: Vendor Management Growing Concern Among Lenders
June 5, 2014 Eight Cybersecurity Issues You Should be Concerned About
June 3, 2014 Fannie Mae Announces Selling Guide Updates
May 29, 2014 Tips on Sending Encrypted Email: Make It Simple
May 29, 2014 Prepare for the ‘Worst-ever Fire Season’
May 29, 2014 CFPB Regulations Top Lender Concerns, Survey Shows
May 27, 2014 Lessons from Losses: Closing Open Lines of Credit
May 27, 2014 Homebuyer Mulligans: Survey Shows Homeowners Would Make Different Choices
May 27, 2014 House Financial Services Committee to Mark-up CFPB Small Business Panel Bill
May 27, 2014 ALTA President Testifies Before Congress
May 22, 2014 CFPB Service Provider Bulletin Created Market Uncertainty, ALTA President Tells Congress
May 22, 2014 IT Pays to Be Prepared: The Cost of Data Breaches
May 20, 2014 Owner’s Policies Labeled 'Optional' But Education Is Not
May 13, 2014 House Committee Approves Points and Fees Bill
May 13, 2014 Fidelity Returns to 'Typical First Quarter'
May 13, 2014 Investors Title Announces First-Quarter 2014 Earnings
May 8, 2014 CFPB Proposes Rule to Promote More Effective Privacy Disclosures
May 8, 2014 Balancing the Dichotomy of Technology: Best Practices Provide Path to Protection
May 8, 2014 10 Cybersecurity Tips for Title Companies
May 8, 2014 Know What’s Considered Non-public Personal Information and Where It’s Located in Your Company
May 6, 2014 Federal Conference Preview: A Strong, United Voice for the Title Insurance Industry
May 6, 2014 ALTA Asks FHA to Mirror FHFA’s Rule on Transfer Fee Covenants
May 6, 2014 CFPB Seeks Participants for E-closing Pilot Program
May 6, 2014 ALTA Urges Support to Stop Eminent Domain Scheme
May 6, 2014 CFPB Proposes Amendments to Qualified Mortgage Rule
May 1, 2014 User Names, Passwords Top Hacker Targets, Report Concludes
May 1, 2014 Thieves Steal Earnest Money Through Email Fraud Scheme
April 29, 2014 ALTA CEO Participates in Forum Addressing Mortgage Closing Process
April 29, 2014 The Docket: District Court Rules Non-insured Loan Servicer Not Entitled to Defense
April 29, 2014 First American Calls 2014 a ‘Transition Year’
April 29, 2014 Old Republic Reports Market-share Growth Offsets Impact of Drop in Refi Orders
April 29, 2014 Stewart Makes Acquisitions during Challenging Quarter
April 24, 2014 N.J. District Court Upholds FTC Authority to Regulate Data Security
April 24, 2014 SEC Issues Cybersecurity Risk Alert
April 24, 2014 How to Shop for Cyber Insurance
April 22, 2014 CFPB Releases Guide to Complete Integrated Mortgage Disclosures
April 17, 2014 Chase Plans Enhanced Cybersecurity Efforts
April 17, 2014 Title Company Finds Effective Email Encryption Solution
April 15, 2014 ALTA Discusses Calculating Simultaneous Issue Rates on New Integrated Mortgage Disclosures With CFPB
April 15, 2014 St. Louis County Raises Rates to Access Bulk Public Records
April 15, 2014 Lending Survey Finds New Mortgage Rules Restrict Credit Availability
April 10, 2014 Heartbleed Bug Exposes Internet Data
April 8, 2014 Joining ALTA Is First Step in Stewardship
April 8, 2014 Bipartisan CFPB Reform Legislation Introduced with ALTA Input
April 3, 2014 Malicious Attack on Loan Origination Software Provider Stalls Closings
April 3, 2014 Nine Simple Ways to Get Your Company Ready for Spring
April 3, 2014 4 Employee Training Tips to Ensure Compliance With Company Security Program
April 3, 2014 Escrow Accounts Vulnerable to Hidden Virus in Photos
April 1, 2014 New York Adopts Industry-Supported Title Agent Licensing Requirement
April 1, 2014 The Docket: D.C. Court of Appeals Rules on Lien Validity and Priority
March 27, 2014 Fraudulent Reinstatement of a Dissolved, Closed or 'Dead' Business
March 25, 2014 GSEs Publish Uniform Closing Dataset to Support CFPB’s Closing Disclosure
March 25, 2014 Kensington Vanguard Acquires Two Title Companies Serving D.C. Market
March 20, 2014 Spring Is Here: Protect Your Company from Weather Threats
March 20, 2014 Protecting Data: ‘Compliance Is a Journey’
March 20, 2014 Wells Fargo Supports ALTA’s Best Practices
March 18, 2014 The Docket: Florida Supreme Court Rules Separate Escrow Accounts Not Required for Condo Deposits
March 18, 2014 Top Ops Hurdles Created by CFPB Disclosures
March 18, 2014 More Than 100 Attend ALTA’s Inaugural Social Media Summit
March 13, 2014 5 Tools to Simplify Your Social Media Life
March 13, 2014 Tips to Prevent Mobile Cybercrime
March 13, 2014 The Docket: U.S. Supreme Court Stops Government in Its Tracks
March 6, 2014 Wireless Routers Vulnerable to Virus Attacks
March 6, 2014 Five Ways to Safeguard Your Business Before Disaster Strikes
February 27, 2014 Protect Your Company Against Fraudulent Change of Business Registration Information
February 25, 2014 The Docket: U.S. Court of Appeals Addresses Professional Liability Coverage
February 25, 2014 Fidelity National Title Group 2013 Earnings Results
February 25, 2014 First American Title Segment 2013 Earnings
February 25, 2014 Old Republic Title Group 2013 Financial Results
February 25, 2014 Stewart 2013 Earnings Summary
February 25, 2014 Investors Title 2014 Results
February 20, 2014 White House Launches Cybersecurity Plan
February 18, 2014 The Docket: Montana Supreme Court Addresses Easements and Chain of Title
February 18, 2014 Indiana Bill Drops Requirement for Consumer Comparison Shopping Tool
February 18, 2014 New Mexico Title Companies Participate in Fund to Benefit Higher Education
February 13, 2014 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Dismisses Illinois Recording Fee Case Against MERS
February 13, 2014 ALTA Says Guidance Needed from HUD on Eminent Domain
February 11, 2014 Farm Bill Protects More Than 900 Rural Communities Through 2020
February 11, 2014 ALTA Encourages Consumer Education, Uniformity of Documents to Improve Closing Process
February 6, 2014 From the Frontlines: Georgia Law Firm Taps CPA Firm to Verify Best Practice Compliance
February 6, 2014 Bill to Prevent Cyber Attacks Approved by House Committee
February 4, 2014 New York Governor Proposes Title Agent Licensing Bill
February 4, 2014 FHA to Accept More Documents with E-signatures
February 4, 2014 Deadline Friday to Provide Input on Improving the Closing Process
February 4, 2014 2014 Market Projections: Steady Growth Despite New Regulations
January 30, 2014 How One Small Title Company Tackled Implementation of Best Practices
January 28, 2014 Survey: 35 Percent of Lenders’ Market Share Up for Grabs by 2020
January 28, 2014 Title Agents and Lenders Working Together in a Mobile Environment
January 28, 2014 CFPB Updates Settlement Cost Booklet
January 28, 2014 The Docket: Federal Court Addresses Dispute Over Grand Canyon Skywalk
January 23, 2014 CFPB Reports Consumer Complaints Growing, Will Drive Regulation
January 21, 2014 The Docket: Coverage Continues Despite Sale of Insured Parcel
January 21, 2014 New Jersey Bills Would Ban Fees for Escrow Evaluation Services
January 21, 2014 Referrals: The Fast and Easy Way to Market Your Business
January 21, 2014 3 Things Not Included in the CFPB’s Final Integrated Disclosures Rule
January 16, 2014 Escrow Company Sues Bank to Recover $1.1M Lost in Cybercrime
January 16, 2014 Homeland Security Subcommittee Passes Cyber Attack Bill
January 16, 2014 Cyber Insurance Can Limit Agent Losses Caused By Online Attacks
January 14, 2014 ALTA Submits Statement for Hearing on Qualified Mortgage Rule
January 9, 2014 Senator Reintroduces Data Security Bill in Wake of Target Breach
January 9, 2014 Financial Regulators Issue Final Guidance on Social Media
January 9, 2014 Cyber Threats Growing in Frequency, OCC Reports
January 7, 2014 Qualified Mortgages: Do the Math
January 7, 2014 Fidelity Completes Purchase of LPS, Forms Mortgage Tech Subsidiary
January 7, 2014 CFPB Seeks Info to Improve Closing Experience


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