Bulletin: NY000343

Date:
February 08, 2008
To:
All New York State Office Counsel, Managers and Agents
RE:
Mutual Indemnity Agreement

Please be advised that Westcor Land Title Insurance Company has become a participant under the Mutual Indemnification Agreement effective February 4, 2008.

The participating companies are First American Title Insurance Company of New York, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Conestoga Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Lawyers Title Insurance Company, Northeast Investors Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company, TA Title Insurance Company, Ticor Title Insurance Company, Ticor Title Insurance Company of Florida, United General Title Insurance Company, Washington Title Insurance Company, and Westcor Land Title Insurance Company.

Transnation Title Insurance Company of New York, a prior signatory to the Mutual Indemnification Agreement, has merged into Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

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.