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ALTA Insights: Best Practices to Identify Phishing Email

Employees continue to be the weakest link when it comes to cybersecurity. According to reports, nine out of 10 data breach incidents were caused by employee mistakes. Phishing email is one way criminals attempt to garner sensitive information or data. Employees need training and best-practice security controls to keep company data secure. Register for this Closinglock-sponsored ALTA Insights webinar to learn best practices to help identify phishing attempts when reviewing emails.

The webinar will discuss:

  • What is phishing
  • Different forms of phishing
  • Recognizing red flags
  • What to do with a phishing email
  • What to do if click a bad link

Speakers

  • Trent Milliron | Chief Executive Officer | Koud9
  • Dickon Newman | Information System Security Officer | Kloud9
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, June 12
CE/CLE is not available for this webinar

Sponsor: Closinglock

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ALTA Insights: How to Build a Compliant, Scalable JV Title Agency

This presentation will provide a blueprint for building compliant joint ventures in today’s economic and regulatory climate. Expert speakers will offer insight from operational and compliance perspectives. Facing continued scrutiny from federal and state regulators, the discussion will delve into analysis of core and non-core title services to utilizing technology and central services models. Participants will be equipped with everything they need to assemble a successful, sustainable affiliated business arrangement.

Speakers

  • Aaron Davis | Chief Executive Officer | Florida Agency Network
  • Francis X. Riley III | Partner | Saul Ewing LLP
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, April 17
CE/CLE is available for this webinar

Sponsor: RamQuest

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ALTA Insights: 2024 State of Wire Fraud in the Title Industry

Last year, the industry took steps to adopt new ALTA Best Practices on wire verification. But our work isn't done. Reported losses from real estate wire fraud continue to climb. Register for this Old Republic Title-sponsored ALTA Insights webinar for a deeper dive into how this is impacting the title industry and your customers. The webinar will provide insights from the latest FBI IC3 report, ALTA survey on wire fraud and cybercrime, and CertifID State of Wire Fraud report. We’ll cover topics such as:

  • Who is being impacted by wire fraud?
  • What types of transactions are being targeted?
  • What is the level of consumer awareness and education on wire fraud?
  • What do consumers expect from their title and real estate professionals?
  • What solutions can help identify and prevent fraud?

Speakers

  • Tom Cronkright | Co-Founder | CertifID
  • Matt O'Neill | Former Head of Global Investigative Operations Center | U.S. Secret Service
When
  • 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET, April 9
CE/CLE is not available for this webinar

Sponsor: Old Republic Title

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ALTA Insights: How to Sell a $100 Million Mansion … Or Anything Else

Is your sales team just servicing accounts or are they delighting customers? In this market, simply providing customer service isn’t going to cut it. You’ve got to be a master of service and provide added value. But what does that mean? Register for this SoftPro-sponsored ALTA Insights webinar to hear from luxury real estate broker Gary Gold and learn how to rethink your sales process, create a “wow” experience and grow your market share. As Gold says, “It doesn’t matter which title company you use, until it does.”

Speakers

  • Gary Gold | Luxury Real Estate Broker | Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Bill Svoboda | Co-Founder | CloseSimple
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, March 27
Sponsor: SoftPro

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ALTA Insights: Learn How Proposed Real Estate Money Laundering Rule Impacts You

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a proposed rule that require certain people involved in real estate closings and settlements to report information to the agency about all-cash residential transactions nationwide involving legal entities and trusts. Register for this ALTA Insights webinar to learn more about the proposed rule, the impact it will have on title and settlement agents, and ALTA’s advocacy efforts.

The webinar will discuss:
  • Covered transactions
  • What information must be reported
  • When information must be reported
  • Who must provide the report
  • Expected training and operational costs

Speakers

  • Melissa Murphy | General Counsel | The Fund
  • Steve Gottheim | General Counsel | ALTA
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, March 7
CE/CLE is not available for this webinar

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ALTA Insights: It's March Madness for Your Team

Is your crew ready for March Madness? Teams all over the country are tuning up their game to hit the courts and put their selling offense in high gear. How can you compete? Suit up for this ALTA Insights webinar to learn about some solid plays guaranteed to result in wins for your company. We'll talk about more effective communication with your prospects, increasing business from your current accounts, building client relationships, getting referrals and how to scout the competition. Join Dr. Cindy McGovern as she opens her playbook and shares tips and techniques to help you score!

Speaker

  • Cynthia McGovern | CEO | Orange Leaf Consulting
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, March 5
CE/CLE is not available for this webinar

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ALTA Insights: The Corporate Transparency Act

The Corporate Transparency Act is a new law that took effect Jan. 1. Many companies will need to prepare and file a Beneficial Owner Information (BOI) report with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Treasury (FinCEN). Register for this CertifID-sponsored ALTA Insights webinar to learn if your company needs to file a BOI report. Attendees will learn about the Corporate Transparency Act and its definitions of reporting company, beneficial owner, substantial control and company applicant. The presentation also will discuss what the CTA requires, how FinCEN’s reporting rule relates to the statute and when reporting companies are required to file their first BOI reports. Failing to file on time can result in a $500 per day fine. Willful failure to file can be prosecuted as a felony.

Speaker

  • Jonathan B. Wilson | Chief Executive Officer | FinCEN Report Co. LLC
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, February 12
Sponsor
  • CertifID
CE/CLE is available for this webinar.

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ALTA Insights: How to Have Difficult Workplace Conversations

Having tough employee conversations is one of the most dreaded tasks faced by leaders and managers. Most managers readily admit that the path of least resistance is avoidance, and how many of us have been guilty of “hoping” the behavior corrects itself, but it never does. This ALTA Insights webinar will provide you with the confidence, competence, verbiage and a strategic game plan to proactively address minor problems before they become big issues.

In this highly interactive webinar, you will:

  • Understand the sobering cost of unaddressed, poor workplace behaviors
  • Appreciate that leaders who proactively, and directly, address sticky situations build high-trust cultures, which attracts and retains high-performers
  • Take a brief leadership survey to self-assess your “go to” communication style
  • Learn key strategies and communication skills critical for having effective, tough conversations
  • Have opportunities to apply key skills to a common workplace scenario(s)

Speaker

  • Steve Rudolph | Founder | Steve Rudolph Coaching
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, January 24

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ALTA Insights: Outlook for 2024 Housing Market

The outlook for the housing market in 2024 is heavily dependent on the path of inflation and the health of the economy. While the Fed has indicated it is done with rate hikes for the time being, housing affordability and supply continue to hinder the market. Will the coming year be a redux of 2023? Register for the SoftPro-sponsored ALTA Insights webinar as First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming offers his analysis of what title professionals can expect from the housing market over the next year..

Speaker

  • Steve Rudolph | Chief Economist | First American Financial
When
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, January 17

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