Bulletin: IN2013001

Date:
April 15, 2013
To:
All Indiana Issuing Offices
RE:
UNDERWRITING - National Attorneys' Title Assurance Fund, Inc.

Dear Associates:

National Attorneys’ Title Assurance Fund, Inc. (“NATAF”) voluntarily suspended its business as of February 11, 2013. Issuing agents should not rely on any indemnity letters from NATAF or indemnity coverage provided under the Indiana Mutual Indemnification Agreement in order to provide coverage under any policy or commitment issued by Stewart Title Guaranty. If you are provided with a NATAF policy or commitment for use as a starter, please contact a Stewart Title Guaranty Underwriter for approval. 

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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:
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Forms:
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