Bulletin: NC2021001

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Bulletin: NC2021001

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Date: May 26, 2021
To: All North Carolina Issuing Offices
RE: UNDERWRITING - Supplement to Bulletin NC2020004 - Emergency Video Notarization and Video Witnessing During State of Emergency

Dear Associates:

NCGS Section 10B-25, which was added to provide for Emergency video notarization during the COVID-19 State of Emergency that was originally set to expire on August 1, 2020, has been extended to December 31, 2021.

NCGS Section 10B-200 and NCGS Section 10B-201, which were added to provide for Emergency video witnessing during the COVID-19 State of Emergency that were originally set to expire on August 1, 2020, have been extended to December 31, 2021.

Consequently, at this time we will continue to insure remote closings using real time audio/video conferencing technology handled consistent with our NC2020004 bulletin.

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:
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Related Bulletins:
Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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Forms:
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