Bulletin: NY000660

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Bulletin: NY000660

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Date: June 11, 2021
To: All New York State Agents, Office Counsel, and Managers
RE: New Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney (GOL Section 5-1501 et seq.)

Please be advised that effective June 13, 2021 the New Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney (GOL Section 5-1501 et seq.) will take effect. The old form Power of Attorney (Sept. 2010) may no longer be used.

The changes to the new form have previously been discussed in Stewart Title Bulletin NY000652. A copy of said bulletin is annexed for your reference. The new form Power of Attorney is available on our website.

In the event you have any questions regarding the above please contact Stewart Title Legal Department at 212-922-0050 and speak with any Underwriting Counsel.

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Underwriting Manual: 15.52 Powers Of Attorney

Exceptions Manual: NY Powers of Attorney

Forms: Power of Attorney (eff 6-13-21)

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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