The Real Deal New York

eRecording Symposium

October 24, 2012 01:44PM

The subject of the symposium is the impact and implementation of the electronic recordation of land records with local governments in New York State, as authorized by the Real Property eRecording Law.

The intended audience includes title agency principals and senior management, underwriter counsels and direct operations managers, members of the real property bar, service company executives,  lending institution compliance officers, and county clerk staffers.The program includes a CLE session about the new eRecording Law.

This is a full-day event in NYC scheduled for November 7, 2012 at the NYU Kimmel Center. Attendees may purchase a full-day admission or a half-day ticket.  The costs are $95 for a half day ($75 member rate), $150 for the full day ($125 member rate). There will be a 90 minutes lunch recess between sessions.

NYSLTA Members should check recent email notices or contact the Association Staff for member discount codes to be used during registration.

8:30 –  9:00 am
CLE registration opens

9:00 am
The session begins with a welcome and overview from NYSLTA Executive Director, Bob Treuber.

9:30 – 10:30 am
The Real Property eRecording Law – a Continuing Legal Education presentation by Michael J. Berey, Esq.,

Senior Vice-President & Chief Underwriting Counsel for New York State, First American Title Insurance Company.

Mr. Berey is a member of the NY State Bar Association – Real Property Law Section, and a member of the Executive Committee and President-elect of the NY State Land Title Association.  He was an active participant in the development of the eRecording regulations as a member of the State Office for Technology stakeholders forum. (1 CLE credit)

NOTE –  Attendees wishing to claim CLE credit should arrive at 8:30 am to sign-in and pick-up CLE materials.

10:30 – 10:45 am
Coffee Break

10:45 – 12 noon
Recording Officer Panel Discussion –  symposium moderator, John Sauers, Operations Manager, Frontier Abstract & Research Services, Rochester NY.

Mr. Sauers served as Chairman of the NYSLTA eRecordniog Committee and he was an active participant in the the development of the eRecording regulations as a member of the State Office for Technology stakeholders forum.

Panelists – Annette Hill, New York City Register; Timothy Idoni, County Clerk, Westchester County; Paul Piperato, County Clerk, Rockland County; President – NY State Association of County Clerks; John Aveni, Supervising Attorney, NY State Office of Information Technology Services

12 noon -1:30 pm
Please take advantage of the many dining options in the Washington Square neighborhood. A list of area restaurants will be available at the symposium.

1:30 – 2:15 pm
A National eRecording Overview – David Ewan, PRIA Vice-president & Counsel for Westcor Land Title Company

As a senior executive of PRIA (Property Records Industry Association), Mr. Ewan will present the “state of eRecording” across the country, with special focus on the challenges encountered and met in a variety of ways. During his presentation, Dave will do a “live eRecording” in the state of New Jersey.

2:30 -3:45 pm
Business Strategies for Change in a Digital Age – Roger Lubeck, PhD and Christopher Hanson, PhD

Doctors Lubeck and Hanson have studied the title insurance business for many years to develop management consulting strategies rooted in the dynamics of organizational behavior.  They will present a series of practical changes title companies can make today as they move into the next decade. Attendees will be challenged to consider how their companies can prepare for the next wave of technology and the next generation of consumers.

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Software Shootout – Providers of eRecording services will have seven minutes each to highlight and differentiate their solutions.  A panel of title professionals will challenge and interrogate. “May the odds be ever in your favor”.