State of the Title Industry, Election Forecast Discussed at ALTA Convention

October 15, 2010

Highlights from Day 2

ALTA 2010 Annual Convention General Session Highlights

Underwriter Execs Discuss Current State of the Industry and Its Future
Moderated by Kurt Pfotenhauer, chief executive officer of ALTA, top executives from the national underwriters discussed several issues impacting the title industry, including the foreclosure documentation crisis; when the economy with begin to recover; RESPA implementation; impact of new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; improving searching and underwriting standards; and the latest in claims trends. Participating on the panel were Chris Abbinante, Fidelity National Title Group; Dennis J. Gilmore, CEO, First American Title Insurance Company; Malcolm S. Morris, chairman & CEO, Stewart Title Guaranty Company; Rande K. Yeager, chairman & CEO, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.

Click here to listen to a segment of the conversation as Pfotenhauer and Morris discuss pressures on pricing.

Featured Speaker
Tucker Carlson
Fox News Senior Political Analyst
Carlson offered a humor-filled and unfiltered view of the Obama Administration and how the current economic conditions will impact the voters.

Click here to hear some of Tucker’s comments including his thoughts on the 2012 election, who will emerge as the Republican candidate and why support for President Obama has taken a severe hit.


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