Bulletin: SLS2015016

Date:
November 18, 2015
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
GENERAL - The Bulletin Process

Dear Associates:

This Bulletin reminds you of procedures relating to Bulletins. 

The Bulletin Coordinator (Sylvia Lopez) in Stewart Legal Services receives, circulates, and distributes state, multi-state, and national bulletins; assigns bulletin numbers; and maintains the bulletin distribution list.  

Bulletin authors should forward all proposed bulletins to the Bulletin Coordinator.  

Those wishing to be added to the bulletin distribution list to receive bulletins should forward their email address and contact information, along with agent ID (if applicable), to the Bulletin Coordinator. Please indicate the state(s) that you want to receive.

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

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

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

Please direct all questions and/or correspondence regarding Special Alerts to:  

Laurence J. Sanders
Sr. VP/Senior Underwriting Counsel 
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Phone: 800-729-1902
Fax: 713-629-2248
E-mail: lsanders@stewart.com

Please direct all questions regarding Virtual Underwriter to:

Cherisse Patton 
Virtual Underwriting Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Phone: 800-729-1902
E-mail: cpatton@stewart.com

If you have any questions relating to this or other bulletins, please contact a Stewart Title Guaranty Company underwriter.

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.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
SLS2007005 Contact Information for New Bulletin Coordinator
 
SLS2008007 The Bulletin Process [Revised 10-04-12]
Related Bulletins:
SLS00300 Virtual Underwriter, the Bulletin Process and Underwriting Questions
 
SLS00365 Changes in the Bulletin Process
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None