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Tuesday, April 3, 2018
U.S. Dept. of Justice Files Suit Against California »
Bulletin 17/18-80 April 3, 2018 Last year, over the objections of the California Land Title Association (CLTA), Cal...
Monday, March 19, 2018
News Express: FinCEN to Extend Geographical Targeting Orders through September 16, 2018 »
Bulletin 2017/18-78 March 19, 2018 Representatives from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) have indi...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Governor Brown Signs AB 110, Exempting Government Entities from Recording Fees to SB 2 »
Bulletin 2017/18-76 March 13, 2018 AB 110 , legislation authored by the Assembly Budget Committee to, among othe...
Monday, March 12, 2018
Register Now: Southern California PREP Chapter Meeting (May 8, 2018 in Norwalk, CA) »
Bulletin 2017/18-75 March 12, 2018 The following event information is being forwarded at the request of the Califo...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
IRS Requesting Additional Information from Title/Escrow Companies During Calls on Behalf of Taxpayer »
Bulletin 2017/18-73 February 28, 2018 The IRS has a new verification program that goes beyond the previous requ...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Former Commissioner Poizner Announces Run as Independent; Race Begins to Take Shape »
  Bulletin 2017/18-69 February 13, 2018 Former Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner has announced that he...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
California State Lands Commission Provides Resources Relating to SB 50: Conveyance of Federal Lands »
Bulletin 2017/18-58 January 17, 2018 The California State Lands Commission (SLC) has established a website devoted...
Thursday, December 21, 2017
CLTA Publishes 2017 Summary of Legislation »
Bulletin 2017/18-54 December 21, 2017 The California Land Title Association is releasing its annual Summary of...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
CLTA's 111th Annual Convention: Early-Bird Sponsorship Opportunities! »
The California Land Title Association’s 111th Annual Convention will be held April 22-24, 2018 at the Ojai Valley Inn &...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
News Express: Richard Cordray to Resign as CFPB Director »
Bulletin 17/18-46 November 15, 2017 Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB...
Monday, November 13, 2017
News Express: Privacy Initiative Proposed for November 2018 Ballot »
Bulletin 17/18-43 November 13, 2017 A ballot initiative entitled the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ha...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Governor Brown Signs Legislation Increasing Recording Fees; CLTA Takes Steps Towards Implementation »
Bulletin 2017/18-31 October 3, 2017 In a large signing ceremony attended by legislators and affordable housing advo...
Friday, September 15, 2017
News Express: State Assembly Passes Housing Bills Package, Including Recording Fee Surcharge »
Bulletin 17/18-29 September 15, 2017 The California State Assembly passed the core components of a legislative pack...
Friday, August 25, 2017
News Express: PACE Financing Faces Comprehensive Regulation »
Bulletin 2017/18 - 23 August 25, 2017 Legislation supported by Governor Brown surfaced today that would enact a new...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
News Express: FinCEN Extends Their GTO Reporting Requirements Again and Adds the County of Honolulu »
Bulletin 17/18-21 August 22, 2017 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recently announced Geographic...
Friday, July 7, 2017
California Supreme Court Upholds Broad Application of Documentary Transfer Tax »
On June 29th, the California Supreme Court decided 6-1 that a change of ownership under Proposition 13 justifies charging...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Recording Fee Legislation Passes Senate on Party-Line Vote; Measure Now Moves to State Assembly »
Senate Bill 2 (Atkins), which would fund affordable housing through a substantial increase in recording fees, passed out...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Recording Fee Legislation Awaits Vote on Senate Floor »
Senate Bill 2 (Atkins) , which would fund affordable housing through a substantial increase in recording fees, is current...
Friday, May 19, 2017
CA Dept. of Business Oversight Issues Release on Acceptable Evidence of Disbursement Date »
ALTA Settlement Statement Acceptable The Department of Business Oversight recently issued updated information...
Monday, December 19, 2016
CLTA Publishes 2016 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation »
  CLTA Publishes 2016 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation The California Land Title Associat...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
FinCEN Provides Verbal Clarification on GTO Frequently Asked Questions »
The US Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Tuesday provided verbal clarification to the American L...
Monday, August 22, 2016
Governor Signs Legislation Increasing Cap on Notary Fees »
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on August 17th that raises the fee cap for acknowledgments and jurats to $15 – a 5...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Reporting Required by FinCEN for Housing Markets in California »
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) for a number of U.S. hous...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Final Escrow Bond Received from CA Department of Insurance »
The escrow bond required by AB 704 has now been finalized by the California Department of Insurance and can be found here:...

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