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2000
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Vermont
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - New Hampshire
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Missouri
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Maine
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Minnesota
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Georgia
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Kansas
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - District of Columbia
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Connecticut
December 31, 2000 SLRAC 2000 Report - Alaska
December 27, 2000 ALTA® Alert: IRS Notice 2001-7 on Reporting of Gross Proceeds Payments to Attorneys(12/17/00)
December 19, 2000 Federal Reserve Seeks Comments On Proposed Changes to Regulation Z (Truth-In-Lending)
December 18, 2000 MBA Releases Guide On Accounting Standard
Document Will Help Mortgage Bankers Comply With Complicated ?FAS 133?
December 15, 2000 Fannie Mae CEO Frank Raines Addresses the Brookings Institute
Remarks Prepared for Delivery By Franklin D. Raines Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fannie Mae
December 8, 2000 Senate Passes Bankruptcy Bill
December 7, 2000 Senate Passes American Homeownership and Economic Opportunity Bill
Sent to White House
December 5, 2000 House Clarifies PMI Cancellation, Eases Regulatory Burden for Banks
December 5, 2000 House Passes American Homeownership and Economic Opportunity Act
December 4, 2000 ALTA® Letter to Freddie Mac Electronic Mortgage Task Force
December 1, 2000 OCC Acts on Citigroup Application
November 28, 2000 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Announces Year 2001 Loan Purchase Limits
November 22, 2000 HUD Launches Upgraded Version of HUD E-MAPS
November 20, 2000 ALTA® Successful on Proposed Rules on "Middleman" Reporting
November 1, 2000 Government Action: 1099 Attorney Fee Reporting
October 30, 2000 Fannie Mae to Purchase $2 Billion of "MyCommunityMortgage" Loans
Pilot Lenders to Customize Affordable Products For Low- and Moderate-Income Borrowers
October 26, 2000 Fannie Mae Releases New Electronic Mortgage Guidelines
Company Prepares to Purchase Electronic Mortgages in the Future
October 26, 2000 Freddie Mac Enhances Loan Prospector Tools
Instant Collateral Assessments Offer Cost Savings of 40 Percent
October 19, 2000 Freddie Mac And Fannie Mae Announce Enhancements To Risk Management, Capital And Disclosure Practices And Standards
October 19, 2000 Rep. Baker Calls GSE Proposal ?Meaningful First Step? Toward Taxpayer Victory
October 19, 2000 Rep. Baker Calls GSE Proposal ?Meaningful First Step? Toward Taxpayer Victory
October 5, 2000 ALTA® Letter Federal Reserve: Definition Of "Affiliate"
October 5, 2000 ALTA® Submits Comments on Consumer Protection Rules for Insurance.
September 19, 2000 House Extends Simplified FHA Mortgage Calculation 
Lowers Borrowing Costs for FHA, Rural Housing Service Homebuyers
August 30, 2000 ALTA® Letter Federal Reserve: RE" "High Cost Mortgages"
August 28, 2000 Baker Announces GSE Roundtable for September 12, Stresses Bipartisan Cooperation
August 24, 2000 Fed Release Transcripts Of Public Hearings on Home Equity Lending
August 24, 2000 Sen. Gramm Says Regulators' Responses Underscore Need For Defining 'Predatory Lending'
Analysis Finds Evidence Of Problems Anecdotal
August 24, 2000 Sen. Gramm Says Regulators' Responses Underscore Need For Defining 'Predatory Lending' Analysis Finds Evidence Of Problems Anecdotal
August 23, 2000 ALTA® Letter Kenneth A. Markison- RE: Consumer Privacy: Background Info
August 21, 2000 Agencies Propose Consumer Protection Rules For Insurance
August 21, 2000 Agencies Propose Consumer Protection Rules For Insurance
August 19, 2000 ALTA® Letter John Rosotti - RE: Reporting Requirements for Payments to Attorneys (8/19/00)
July 21, 2000 Summary of the Ohio Barnett Litigation
Association of Banks in Insurance et al v. Duryee (U.S.D.C. S.D. Ohio) Case C-298-1120
July 11, 2000 Rep. Baker to Hold Fourth Hearing on Housing Finance Regulatory Improvement Act
July 10, 2000 Federal Reserve Board Schedules Hearings On Predatory Practices In The Home-equity Lending Market
July 10, 2000 Federal Reserve Board Schedules Hearings On Predatory Practices In The Home-equity Lending Market
July 10, 2000 Freddie Mac Mails Out Seller Bulletin 2000-4 Announces Miscellaneous Changes
June 30, 2000 ALTA® Letter OTS - RE: "High Cost Mortgages"
June 27, 2000 Information Brokers Settle FTC Charges
"Pretexting" To Obtain Consumers' Private Financial Data Barred
June 27, 2000 Information Brokers Settle FTC Charges
"Pretexting" To Obtain Consumers' Private Financial Data Barred
June 26, 2000 Agencies Propose Standards For Customer Information Security
June 26, 2000 Celebrating The Electronic Signature Act
Title Agents Happy As Digital Signatures Move To Law
June 21, 2000 Agencies Propose Standards For Customer Information Security
June 21, 2000 ALTA® Alert 2000-2: E-Commerce
Federal Electronic Signatures Legislation to be Signed by the President
June 20, 2000 FIC Chairman Tanoue Denounces "Charter Renting" As A Means Of Funding Predatory Payday Lenders
June 20, 2000 HUD, Treasury Release Joint Report Recommending Actions To Curb Predatory Lending
June 20, 2000 HUD, Treasury Release Joint Report Recommending Actions To Curb Predatory Lending
June 20, 2000 Predatory Lending Assailed
HUD/Treasury Report, Remedies Rejected By MBA
June 16, 2000 Senate Validates E-Signatures
June 15, 2000 ALTA® Comments to Assistant General Counsel, Re: HUD-1 Questions
June 15, 2000 ALTA® Letter Kenneth A. Markison- RE: Consumer Privacy: Regulations on this Issue (6/15/00)
June 14, 2000 Agencies Propose Consumer Protection Rules For Insurance
June 14, 2000 Escrow E-Support: Group Supports Digital Signatures, But Has Concerns
June 14, 2000 FDIC Chairman Tanoue Denounces "Charter Renting" As A Means Of Funding Predatory Payday Lenders
June 14, 2000 Freddie Mac Names David Glenn Vice Chairman
June 13, 2000 ALTA® Alert: Consumer Privacy
Federal Regulators Issue Privacy Regulations
June 9, 2000 Congress Makes Deal on E-Signatures
June 2, 2000 Digital Signature Progress - Congress Sending Around Draft Proposal
May 26, 2000 ALTA® Letter to Jim Leach - RE: Predatory Lending (5/26/00)
May 26, 2000 STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE American Land Title Association® ON "PREDATORY LENDING PRACTICES" May 26, 2000
May 26, 2000 STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE American Land Title Association® ON "PREDATORY LENDING PRACTICES" May 26, 2000
May 23, 2000 House Passes Bill To Clarify 1998 Law And To Make It Easier for Homeowners to Cancel Mortgage Insurance
May 18, 2000 ALTA®: Bankruptcy Reform Issues to address In re McConville
May 18, 2000 Bankruptcy Reform Issues to address In re McConville
April 24, 2000 ALTA®: 1099 Attorney Fee Reporting
April 23, 2000 ALTA® Letter to HUD RE RESPA (4/23/00)
April 6, 2000 ALTA® Update: RESPA\TILA Reform, April 6, 2000
April 6, 2000 Fidelity National Financial and Tyler Technologies Form New B2B E-Commerce Enterprise
March 31, 2000 ALTA® Letter to Orrin Hatch: RE Bankruptcy Reform Act(03/31/00)
March 31, 2000 Digital Signatures Closer: Senate Clears Hurdle To Create Compromise Bill
March 31, 2000 HUD Sets Up Task Force On Predatory Lending
March 28, 2000 ALTA® Letter John Rosotti - RE: Reporting Requirements
March 28, 2000 ALTA® Letter to Rick Lazio - RE: RESPA (3/28/00)
March 16, 2000 Microsoft Throws Its Huge Hat Into The Home-Mortgage Ring
March 15, 2000 Stewart Acquires Fidelity Title Company, Inc. of Los Lunas, New Mexico
March 9, 2000 Costly Year For Insurance
Nearly $29B In Payouts Makes 1999 Second-Worst Year
March 7, 2000 Report Says FHA in Best Financial Condition Ever as Housing Groups and Mayors Call on Congress to Oppose FHA Privatization Proposal; Minority Homeownership Could Be Jeopardized by FHA Privatization
March 3, 2000 HUD Releases Proposed Rule to Provide $2.4 Trillion in Mortgages For Affordable Housing for 28.1 Million Families
February 14, 2000 ALTA® Letter to OCC Regarding Banks Engaging in Insurance
January 19, 2000 S&P Affirms Fidelity National Title & Units Ratings
Off Watch
January 10, 2000 Bank Buys Into Title Service
January 10, 2000 Bank Buys Into Title Service


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