Bulletin: NY000537

Date:
February 24, 2014
To:
All New York State Office Counsel, Managers and Agents
RE:
Policy and Endorsement Signature Changes

In order to reflect management changes, Stewart Title Insurance Company has updated the signatures on our policy jackets and endorsements. The updated policy jackets and endorsements have the signatures of Julie Curlen, as President and Denise Carraux as VP-Corporate Secretary. These changes are effective immediately.

The new endorsements are available online in the Stewart Agent Resource Center. To access the Agent Resource Center, go to www.stewartnewyork.com and click on "Agent Log-In". You will need your Agent ID number to access the Resource Center. If you do not know your agent ID number, please call 212-922-0050. Endorsements are in word format and are available separately or as a complete zip file download.

Policy Jackets were also updated and are available online through STEPS. For issues concerning Policy Jackets, please contact Policy Services.

When creating and issuing policies and endorsement please make sure they reflect the new signatures as per this bulletin. If these signatures are not reflective of the new signature changes please contact Customer Service at 1-888-LANDATA (526-3282).

For any questions and concerns please contact our main office at (212) 922-0050 and ask for Agency Counsel.

For on-line viewing of this and other bulletins, log on to: www.stewart.com/new-york

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.