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December 2021 | Volume 14 - Number 10

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Happy Holidays from the ATG Family to You

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NOTE: Our offices will be closed December 24 and open regular hours December 31. Click the image to view our holiday calendar.

HOT TOPIC | DS-1 Update

ATG Settles Litigation with State over DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest — Beginning March 1, 2022, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) will require a revised DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest for any Producer of title business.

ATG AGENTS | Underwriter's Bulletin

Procedural Update

Use MyDec to Process Real Property Transfer Tax Declarations — Effective immediately for attorneys who practice in Illinois.

ATTORNEYS | Practice Notes

Real Estate and Title Insurance News

New First Floor Closing Space at ATG's Chicago Location — One South Wacker

We are now conducting closings in our new first floor space! For your convenience, all downtown closings will take place in this space, no need to travel to the 24th floor. We look forward to seeing you there. Check other ATG Offices and locations.

Trust and Estate Planning News

Midland Sells Land Trust Business to Chicago Title — Midland States Bank's land trust services will transfer to Chicago Title effective December 17, 2021.


ATG Legal Education logoWisconsin Attorneys: If you were admitted to the Bar in an odd numbered year, you must complete your required CLE by the end of the day, December 31, 2021.

Earn some of those hours here — FREE and at your convenience. Choose from these Wisconsin programs in ATG Legal Education's catalog of OnDemand programs. Available 24/7, you can watch a program at any time and print your certificate as soon as you complete it. See all of our Wisconsin programs.

For full program lists, see Upcoming Programs and our OnDemand CLE catalog. Programs are FREE for all attendees.

AGENT AND CLIENT SERVICES | Cyber Crime and Wire Fraud Support

Our industry is under constant assault by criminal elements trying to steal closing funds, identities, and more. ATG provides downloads, notices, tutorials, and more to help you protect yourself from attacks and the damage left in their wake (learn more). And watch our latest video, ATG Fights Wire Fraud with CertifID.


Title Insights for Wisconsin Real Estate Attorneys | ATG hosts CLE program focusing on cybersecurity and title insurance claims (and their solutions).
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Simplify Your Work — New CPL System | Quick solutions for ATG agents, lenders, and clients.
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ATG GO Makes You a Hero | Learn more about how to turbocharge your real estate practice. Watch our short videos.
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[Last update: 12-20-21]