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New Wisconsin Construction Escrow Forms

08/28/2012 - 9:28am
NOTE: For in-depth information on this topic, attend our online seminar October 18, 2012, and earn 1.5 hours of CLE: Construction Liens and Disbursing in Wisconsin  WISCONSIN UNDERWRITING BULLETIN...

Commercial Department at ATG Can Offer More Competitive Rates

08/24/2012 - 3:19pm
  All members who have an order above one million dollars should contact ATG’s Commercial Department for a lower rate bid on these transactions. The Commercial Department can assist members by...

CALL TO ACTION: CFPB Releases Closing Disclosure Form - Review/Submit Comments by 11.6.12

07/20/2012 - 10:26am
Options within the CFPB’s Proposed Closing Disclosure form could potentially displace title insurance agents from our role in the closing process. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)...

New Approval Standards for Construction Escrow Disbursement

06/20/2012 - 8:51am
ATTN: ATG Members ATG Regulation No. 5: Special Title Procedures for Construction Loan Escrows, Revised June 23, 2010 Provides: An ATG member shall not establish or administer a construction loan...

CPLs and Bifurcated Transactions

06/20/2012 - 12:00am
ATG’s Closing Protection Letter (CPL) ordering and delivery system for Illinois and Indiana transactions presumes that the closing will be conducted by the same ATG title insurance agent as who...

What is the Title Insurer’s Liability?

05/22/2012 - 1:35pm
There is a lot of misconception as to what a title insurer’s liability is to an insured.  A title insurer’s liability is limited to the policy. When an attorney submits a claim, the policy jacket...

Ethics Alert: Loan Modification Scammers Recruiting Lawyers

05/08/2012 - 2:15pm
ARDC Notice: May 7, 2012 | Lawyers, particularly sole and small firm practitioners, are increasingly becoming the target of loan modification scammers seeking to recruit lawyers in an effort to...

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