Bulletin: NY000186

Date:
November 07, 2001
To:
All New York State Office Counsel, Managers and Agents
RE:
Rate Increase

Dear Associates:

We are happy to report that the rate increase requested by TIRSA has been approved by the New York State Insurance Department, effective November 5, 2001. The new rates are reflected on the attached copy of Page 11-1 of the TIRSA Rate Manual. New rate booklets are being printed and will be available for distribution shortly.

Should you have any questions concerning the rate increase, please do not hesitate to contact Company counsel.

An attachment accompanied the original bulletin in hard copy format. For a copy of the attachment, please contact the New York District Office.

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:
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Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
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