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June 2018 | Volume 11 - Number 4

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IDFPR Releases Revised DS-1 Disclosure for Producers of Title Insurance Business

Proposed Implementation Date Remains July 1, 2018

Hank Shulruff photoOn June 5, 2018, the Title Insurance Division of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR or the Department) released a new version of the DS-1 Disclosure for Producers of Title Insurance Business and Instructions for Completing the Disclosure of Financial Interest Form. The revised version is the result of the department and the industry working together to develop a disclosure form that provides meaningful information to consumers. Read more...

Henry L. Shulruff
ATG Senior Vice President - Business Development

ATTORNEYS | Practice Notes

Real Estate and Title News

Illinois Attorneys: Don't Miss This Month's CLE Deadline — If your last name starts with A through M, you must complete 30 total hours, including at least six hours of professional responsibility (PR) by 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2018. Get the required hours from our extensive library of more than 20 MCLE and PR OnDemand seminars at NO CHARGE. Watch the programs you need, download the certificates on completion, and your set. Access catalog (account required).

URGENT WIRE FRAUD REMINDER: Confirm Wire Instructions before Sending Funds — Including when transmitting funds to the closing agent and making payoffs of mortgage loans.


ATG Hosts Event for Top Agents | Attendees enjoyed Cards-Cubs game from Ballpark Village.
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ATG Celebrates Long-Time Employees | Thirty-nine people have been with us for 20 years or more.
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Back to Basics, Part 2: Title Agent Examination from Search through Commitment | June 13 | OnLine | 1.50 MCLE in Illinois | Learn how to perform a title examination, understand a search report, create and clear a title commitment so you are in compliance with current laws and regulations. Who Should Attend: ATG Illinois Title Services Complete (TSC) agents and their support staff. Learn more (account required).

Cybersecurity Risk Management for Real Estate Attorneys | June 20 | OnLine | 1.50 MCLE in Illinois | Learn how to protect yourself and your clients from ever-increasing cyber threats that target real estate transactions and attempt to steal closing funds. Who Should Attend: ATG member agents and their support staff. Learn more (account required).

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