Bulletin: SLS2010025

Date:
December 03, 2010
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
Stewart Bulletins and New Bulletin Coordinator

Dear Associates:

This bulletin is being issued to provide the contact information for our new Bulletin Coordinator.

The Bulletin Coordinator in Stewart Legal Services receives, circulates, and distributes state, multi-state, and national bulletins; assigns bulletins numbers; and maintains the bulletin distribution list. Bulletin authors should forward all new bulletins to the new Bulletin Coordinator. Those wishing to be added to the bulletin distribution list should forward their email address and contact information, along with agent ID (if applicable), to the new Bulletin Coordinator.

Underwriting questions must continue to be directed to appropriate underwriting personnel.

Please direct all questions and/or correspondence regarding the issuance of bulletins to:

Sylvia Lopez, Bulletin Coordinator, Stewart Legal Services
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 710
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-625-8214
Fax: 713-629-2248
E-mail to: sylvia.lopez@stewart.com

It is important that all Stewart issuing agents and associates receive all applicable bulletins and special alerts. It is your obligation to promptly forward any changes to your email address to the Bulletin Coordinator, Sylvia Lopez, at sylvia.lopez@stewart.com. Please ensure that emails from Stewart are not blocked or misdirected. If your spam filter is set at the highest level, Stewart® Bulletins may be misdirected into your bulk or spam folder. Please add Stewart Legal Services (legalbulletins@stewart.com; sylvia.lopez@stewart.com) to your Address Book and Safe Senders List.

This bulletin also serves to remind you of Company Policy regarding Stewart Bulletins. Please note that all memos relating to underwriting practices, company policy, and/or regulatory changes should be submitted to the Bulletin Coordinator as a Stewart Bulletin for review and distribution through the bulletin process. This process helps to ensure that your content will reach the appropriate agents and associates on a national, state or multistate level. If your material is time-sensitive, please request an expedited review.

For on-line viewing of this and other bulletins, please log onto www.vuwriter.com.

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.