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Sessions 2018-04-27T13:14:30+00:00

JUNE 6 – 8, 2018 | DETROIT, MI

Confirmed Sessions

The NS3 agenda is taking shape and we have a lineup of business-impacting topics you can’t afford to miss. Check back regularly for more updates. For information on key dates and times click here.

Keynote Address by Alessandro DiNello, President & Chief Executive Officer, Flagstar Bank

Live eClosing featuring remote online notarization

Industry professionals will kick off the session with a live demonstration of an eClosing featuring a remote online notarization. Then, eClosing partners join the discussion for a deep dive into the process and technology involved, and the session concludes with audience Q&A. Walk away from this session with the knowledge and tools to implement eClosings within your operations.

Speakers include:
Amrock Team
Brian Hughes, President, Amrock

From Zero to eClosing

Many states have recently adopted legislation allowing some form of eNotarizations. Lenders and title insurance professionals are using these and are on their way to rapid adoption of eClosings. Learn more about eNotarizations and the remaining roadblocks to widespread electronic closings.

Speakers include:
Shane Hartzler, Director – eMortgage Strategy and Operations, Fannie Mae
Brian Hughes, President, Amrock
Jaime Kosofsky, Partner, Brady & Kosofsky, PA
Brian Webster, Senior Vice President Business Capability Development, Wells Fargo Home Lending

FEATURED PANEL Underwriter Panel: Conversations with the C-Suite

Hear from the leaders of some of the top underwriters on the industry’s hottest topics. They will discuss their views on Blockchain and digital mortgage implementation, compliance with state and federal regulations, cybersecurity and more!

Speakers include:
Steven Day, President National Agency Operations, Fidelity National Title Group
Matt Morris, CEO, Stewart
Patrick Stone, Chairman and CEO, WFG National Title Insurance Co.
Evan Zanic, Executive Vice President, Division President, Agency Division, First American Title Insurance Co.

Lenders: Perfecting Closings Together

Hear from three national lenders about how everyone involved in closings can address pain points and form a meaningful collaboration.

Speakers include:
Daniel Coles, Fulfillment Enablement, SVP Program Manager, Bank of America
Sally Freudenberg, Vice President, Wells Fargo
Tom Mace, Senior Manager Closing and Funding Operations, Flagstar Bank

Regulator Panel

Regulators from across the country will discuss recent trends in legislations and regulations as well as eNotarization, cybersecurity, anti-inducement, Blockchain, TRID 2.0, GTOs, RESPA, title rate reform and foreclosures/zombie property legislation and much more.

Speakers include:
John Lartz , Deputy Director, Division of Financial Institutions, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Chuck Myers, Supervisor RESA Investigations Unit, Virginia State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance

Life After Enforcement

You’ve heard the name Meridian Title, but do you know how this title agent has used recent activity in a positive way to benefit its business? Learn how one title agent responded and how your business can be prepared.

Speakers include:
Mark Myers, CEO, Meridian Title
Francis ‘Trip’ Riley, Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLC
Leslie Wyatt, Director of Regulatory Compliance, SoftPro

Your Newest Regulator

Federal agencies aren’t the only players in the game when it comes to regulations. Learn who else wants to be a participant.

Speaker:
Marx Sterbcow, Managing Partner, Sterbcow Law Group

The New York Effect

What happens in New York doesn’t always stay in New York. Hear from two experts about the state’s regulations on cybersecurity, affiliated arrangements, title fees as well as consent orders and the court case against the New York Department of Financial Services. Learn how these rules and more affect you, even if you don’t live in New York.

Speaker:
Chris Gulotta, Founder, The Gulotta Grabiner Law Group, PLLC and Real Estate Data Shield, Inc.
Jean Partridge, Chief Counsel and Managing Member, Benchmark Title Agency, LLC

Effect of Post-PHH Decision on Marketing and Advertising Activities

After a favorable decision in the PHH case and with a new more reasonable CFPB, there has been a resurgence of interest in marketing agreements, desk rentals, lead generation and co-advertising activities. Settlement service providers however, will still need to comply with RESPA’s safe harbor requirements. This session will discuss the do’s and don’ts for participating in these marketing and advertising activities in a Post-PHH world.

Speaker:
Phillip Schulman, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Blockchain, Bitcoin and You

Learn how Blockchain is being implemented in the real estate sector, from property records to property sales with Bitcoin.

Speakers include:
John Heck, Real Estate and Lending Executive, IBM
Piper Moretti, CEO, The Crypto Realty Group, First Team Christie’s International Luxury Real Estate
Matt Einheber, Principal, Transfer: Real Estate Intelligence

Data is Gold: A Miner’s Guide

Title agents are capturing the critical data elements lenders need to meet the new compliance requirements from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Learn how to comply with the UCD data requirements, how to catch errors in mapping which affect the correct display of fees and how to use the data you’ve captured to improve operations.

Speakers include:
Tim Anderson, Director of eServices, DocMagic
John Levonick, Special Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP

Winning Sales Strategies

Get your sales questions answered and learn how to effectively hire, train, supervise and evaluate your sales team. Liberty Title’s Chris Kass will share her success story, while John Haynes helps you learn how to create a sales plan complete with monthly and annual goals.

Speaker:
John Haynes, Owner, Make Sales Happen
Chris Kass, Sales Manager, Liberty Title

Collaboration Drives Urban Revitalization

Land banks are playing a crucial role in urban communities by taking abandoned properties and making them available for purchase once again. The title insurance industry is the cornerstone of these efforts. Learn from the Detroit Land Bank, an agent participating in these transactions and a lender partner about how you can lead similar initiatives in your community.

Speakers include:
Alex DeCamp, Vice President – Mortgage Community Development Manager, Chemical Bank
Michael Donovan, Principal Attorney, Detroit Land Bank Authority
Jeff McEvoy, Owner, Chief Managing Member, Home Surety Title and Escrow, LLC

Cybersecurity: A Plan for the Attack

The industry has been told how to prevent an attack from happening, but what do you do when it happens? Hear real life examples of title agency attacks, then discover expectations for title agents and lenders in the process, and learn what the FTC expects and recommends after the attack.

Speakers include:
Amelia Bower, Managing Partner, Plunkett Cooney
Tom Linehan, EVP-Director National Deposits Group, BankUnited
Jon Miller Steiger, Director East Central Region, Federal Trade Commission

Threats to Escrow

Listen to two leaders in escrow as they review real life cases and cautionary tales of escrow fraud. They will also discuss non-digital threats and the appropriate standard of caution.

Speakers include:
Art Davis, Executive Director, American Escrow Association
Juliana Tu, President, Viva Escrow!

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