Bulletin: NL000080

Date:
August 18, 1999
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
Y2K Issues
Dear Associates:

As you are well aware, certain computer related systems may not function properly when processing date sensitive information after December 31, 1999. The problem is commonly called the "Y2K" bugs.

Many of state insurance departments require that Stewart Title address these Y2K issues with our vendors to be sure that we will not be adversely affected by any inability these vendors have to provide Stewart Title will necessary products and services next year.

In all contracts and leases that you enter into, be sure to address this Y2K issue and get a representation as to the ability of your vendors to service your needs without any disruption for any Y2K issues.

If you have any questions, please contact your National Legal Department (Steven Soffer) or Audit Services (Robert Langer).


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.

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