|A Message From the Abstracter-Agent Chairman|
|MERS: Coming Soon to a Mortgage Near You by Sharon McGann Horstkamp and William Hultman|
|Going Global: The U.S.
Title Industry's Next Frontier by Michael Hick
While there's plenty afoot in the domestic title insurance industry, there's also a lot to think about beyond our borders. In his article on globalization, Michael Hick provides both a historical perspective and a forward look at how the title insurance industry might respond to trends in other parts of the world.
|Springtime in the Big Easy 1999 ALTA® Mid-Year Convention by Liza Trey, Director of Meetings & Conferences|
|Becoming a 21st Century Leader: Prepare Today to Meet
by Dr. James Canton
Feel out of control? Out of sync with the rapid changes in today’s marketplace? Dr. Canton, experienced futurist and industry prognosticator, says the only way to lead in the 21st century is to embrace change.
Inquiry Reaches Out to Real Estate Industry
by Ann vom Eigen, Legislative Counsel
Louis C. Meyer, Jr., President of NIA/Lawyers Title, joined other real estate industry groups in Congressional hearings on the potential impact of RESPA/TILA reform. ALTA® testimony concluded that such reform proposals would contradict basic principles of mortgage reform.
The newest ALTA® President believes strongly in the continued importance of small to medium sized agents. This profile provides an in-depth look at the man behind the title, and his vision for ALTA® in 1998-99.
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