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Title Insurance and Surveys

Title Insurance and Surveys

Mission

As a committee within the Commercial Transactions Group, this committee provides education on title insurance matters as well as current information and scholarship on new developments in title insurance, title insurance forms, endorsements and closing practice. This committee also addresses legal issues and standards relative to real estate surveys. The committee serves as liaison between the providers and consumers of title insurance and related services.

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Joint Committees Program Prosposal

September 29, 2016
Title Insurance and Survey Committee, and Purchase and Sale Committee, will submit a joint proposal for a program titled "Title Insurance and Survey Issues in Purchase and Sale Agreements", for the 2017 Spring Symposia, April 19-23 in Denver, CO. Proposals are due Oct. 28, 2016. Suggestions, speakers, &/or comments are invited to the persons listed below.
Title Insurance and Surveys Committee
William A. Just, Chair, Just Title, LLC wajust@att.net                
Joanne Darcy Crum, Vice-Chair, Lemery, Greisler, LLC jdcrum@hotmail.com        
Alvin C. Miester, III, Vice-Chair, Sher Garner, LLC amiester@shergarner.com
Purchase and Sale Committee
Eric D. Lemont, Chair, Sullivan & Worcester, LLP elemont@sandw.com        
Louise C. Adamson, Vice-Chair, Perkins, Coie LAdamson@perkinscoie.com


Prior Programs:

02/17/2016 ABA RPTE Live e-CLE Program: Recent Revisions to American Land Title Association-National Society of Professional Surveyors (ALTA-NSPS) Minimum Standards, and a Discussion of Survey-Related Endorsements.

Commercial Development Team: (Pt.1) Working with the Surveyor and Site Engineer. ABA RPTE Live e-CLE Program 01/07/2015; 04/30/2015 Panel discussion at the 2015 Spring Symposia, Washington, DC.

 
Section Events

    Installment Sales to Grantor Trusts: When to use this Strategy and How Best to Structure It

    05/02/2017-05/02/2017

    For many years, the installment sale to grantor trust strategy has been used by estate planners to shift appreciation downstream to younger generations. This technique can be preferable to a GRAT because it can result in greater leverage of the generation-skipping transfer tax exemption. However, there ...

    Tax Traps & Opportunities -- Overcoming Common Tax Concerns in Real Estate Transactions

    05/03/2017-05/03/2017

    The panelists will discuss fundamental tax issues involved in common real estate and financing transactions. Topics will include: Choice of Entity Like-Kind Exchanges Common Implications of International Real Estate Transactions Debt Forgiveness Income Capital Gain Versus Ordinary ...

    Contributing Business Interests to Charity

    05/09/2017-05/09/2017

    This panel will discuss various techniques for giving business interests to charity, including selecting the right kind of charitable donee and matching the appropriate technique to the nature of the business interest being

LISTSERV Communication

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RPTE-TITLEINSURANCE@mail.americanbar.org

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Leadership

Chair:

Just, William
Message From The Chair

Vice-Chairs:

Crum, Joanne
Miester, Alvin

Committee Roster  

Modified by William Just on September 29, 2016

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