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With Regulators and Law Enforcement Focusing More on Mortgage Fraud, It's Imperative to Protect Your Operation

ALTA has provided three professional development sessions  at the 2010 Annual Convention aimed at helping title insurance professionals learn the latest fraud trends, how to spot the fraud and how to prevent the fraud. This information will help differentiate your company from the competition and will prove to your clients you operate at a higher standard.

Register today to attend the Annual Convention, which is being held Oct. 13-16 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.

Now is the time to get the latest on mortgage fraud trends impacting the industry as more regulators including the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and law enforcement personnel are zeroing in on mortgage fraud. Here's a look at the fraud panels you can attend at this year's Convention:

Combating Current Real Estate Fraud Trends
Are you aware of how many fraud schemes exist in the market today? Are you aware that your company could be participating in fraud without knowing it? Join this session and learn about the latest trends in real estate fraud throughout the country and how title insurance insurers/companies are attempting to combat and avoid unknowing participation in such schemes.

Speakers:
Richard Carlston, Miller Starr Regalia
Scott Gicking, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Paul Perez, Fidelity National Financial
Kathy Cooke, Freddie Mac
Mark Budzinski, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

Wave the Red Flag: Issues at the Closing
There are a potpourri of issues which can arise in conjunction with business referrals and conducting settlements, all of which can be "red flags" or warning signs that there may be something wrong. Join this interactive session and spot "red flag" issues while watching a short skit, which will address numerous potential fraud areas from RESPA and other Federal regulations, to bankruptcy and foreclosure, defalcations and claims within agencies and much more

Speakers:
Eric M. Schneider, First Class Title, Inc.
Roberta Schneider, Fidelity National Title Group
Herschel Beard, Marshall County Abstract Company
Polly Epting, Coffey County Land Title Co., Inc.
Tommy Bastian, Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel, L.L.P.
Natalie Lancaster, Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Minimize & Catch Fraud & Distinguish Your Business with Tools from ALTA
It's clear that fraud prevention is beneficial to your business and helpful during audits - but what are the best practices that you can put in place easily? This session answers that question by giving you solid solutions that you can easily incorporate into your operations. Learn how to use ALTA’s Standard Procedures and Controls, Standard Security and Privacy Guidelines and the Principles of Fair Conduct to set yourself apart from the competition.

Speakers:
Sandra Bell, First American Title
Mark Littlejohn, Stewart Title
Kevin Gauer, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Joshua Reisetter, Brookings County Abstract Co.
Greg Kosin, Greater Illinois Title Company
Alfred Santoro, Jr, Esquire Title Services, LLC

Take a look at the ALTA Annual Convention Registration Brochure online.


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Hotel
ALTA's 2010 Annual Convention will be held at the
Manchester Grand Hyatt

Call the Manchester Hyatt at 800-233-1234 to reserve your room.

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Closing Reception
& Banquet

Saturday, October 16, 2010
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
USS Midway

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Schedule Your
Networking Meetings Now

There are many opportunities during the Annual Convention to network and make new connections, while catching up with current business partners and friends. Exhibitors also provide attendees an excellent opportunity to meet new faces and learn the latest offerings to enhance your operation.

American Express Open
CentRealTech, LLC
CoreLogic
Data Trace
DataQuick
EC Purchasing
Ernst Publishing
First American SMS
Flex Closing Corp.
FNTI
Green Folders
Imersion Global, Inc
Mid-Atlantic Title Consultants, LLC
NextAce
Property Insight
RamQuest
Rynoh Solutions
Simplifile
SoftPro
Stewart Title Guaranty
TitleHound
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co.
Windward Consulting | Software - Resware

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Additional Information
For additional information, please contact the Meetings Department by e-mail at meetings@alta.org or by phone at
(202) 261-2942.

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SoftPro - Diamond Partner First American TitleInsurance Co. - Platinum Partner AM Best - Sponsor
Stewart Title - Gold Partner RamQuest - Gold Partner Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Sponsor
Bank of the West - Sponsor
Fidelity National TitleGroup - Gold Partner Old Republic National Title Insurance - Silver Partner EC Purchasing - Sponsor
NextAce - Sponsor
Closing Corp. - Bronze Partner DataTrace - Bronze Partner North American Title Insurance Company - Sponsor
SLK Global BPO - Sponsor
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