Schedule of Events/Course Descriptions
Friday, May 4
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
am – 12:00 pm Optional Workshop: Title Insurance and Interests in Ohio, Gas, Coal and Other Mineral Rights
(Registration required) - Samuel Shellhaas, First American Title Insurance Co.
Ohio has become a hotbed
for oil, gas and mineral leases in recent months. This workshop will cover topics related to
these leases including ownership of mineral interest in Ohio, title examination for minerals, oil
and gas leases and reservations of minerals.
The final hour of the workshop will include interactive group exercises
and discussions of situation examples.
11:00 am – 6:00 pm Exhibits Open
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Committee Meetings
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch (Must register separately on
12:30 pm - 12:40 pm Introductions
12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Short
Mortgage Fraud - Ann Fulmer, Interthinx
This presentation will examine
mortgage fraud’s role in the economic crisis, the persistence and continuing evolution
of fraud schemes, fraud risks and geographies today.
1:40 pm - 1:50 pm Break - Visit Exhibitors
1:50 pm - 2:50 pm Distressed
Underwriter Panel - Kevin Eichner, First American Title Insurance
Co.; Deborah McDonald, Fidelity National Title Group; Frank Long, Stewart Title
Guaranty Co. and Frank Rose, Old Republic National Title Insurance Co.
A panel of four underwriters will address the procedures for four distressed
sale scenarios: foreclosure sales, receivership sales, short sales and
bankruptcy sales and the common underwriting issues which arise during these
types of sales.
2:50 pm -3:00 pm Break - Visit Exhibitors
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm An Update from the Ohio
Department of Insurance - David Barney, Darcy Moulin and Michelle
A panel of three Ohio
Department of Insurance officials will provide an update on issues impacting
the title industry. Listen to these
officials discuss issues concerning licensing laws, 2011annual review filings
and the Department’s enforcement efforts.
3:50 pm - 4:00 pm Break - Visit Exhibitors
- 5:00 pm Case Law and Legislative Update - Russell J.
Kutell, Frost Brown Todd LLC
OLTA Education Committee Chair
Russell J. Kutell present the 2011-2012 case law and legislative update during
which recent court decisions and current legislative issues impacting the real
estate and title industries will be discussed.
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Committee Meetings
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm OLTAPAC Reception
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm Dinner
and Casino Night
Join your industry
colleagues for a casual dinner followed by an evening of casino games.
Saturday, May 5
7:30 am – 12:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am – 12:00 pm Exhibits Open
7:30 am - 8:10 am Continental Breakfast
8:10 am - 8:15 am Introductions
8:15 am- 9:00 am Class
Actions: What Are They and Their Impact on the Title Industry- Robert
Wasserman, Old Republic National Title Insurance Co.
presentation will discuss class action litigation and the types of cases
particular to the title insurance industry being filed. Also discussed is how much litigation impacts
the day-to-day operation of the title insurance industry.
- 9:45 am Bankruptcy and Receiverships - Kathleen
Nitschke, Giffen and Kaminski
The discussion starts with a
primer in bankruptcy for title professionals and will cover the favorite
attacks of bankruptcy trustees including notary acknowledgement clauses and
legal descriptions. Nitschke will also
discuss the role and duty of the receiver as well as title issues in
- 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:00 am Probate
and Estate Issues Affecting Title and Decedent’s Sales Cases - G. Robert Hines
estates and probate proceedings can have a large impact on real estate
transactions. Listen to a highly
regarded real estate practitioner discus issues relating to the title to a
decedent’s real estate interests, claims against an estate, the effect of liens
against a devisee or heir, land sale actions concerning a decedent’s estate and
problems arising out of wills which can impact the sale of real property.
11:00 am - Noon Economic
Forecast - Kevin Gillen, Econsult
An economist with a background in urban
economics and real estate finance will provide an outlook for the housing
industry nationally and in Ohio. In providing this outlook, the economist will
speak about current macroeconomic indicators, their implications for the
national housing market and the current economic and housing indicators for Ohio and their implications for the Ohio housing market.
- 12:10 pm Closing Remarks/Adjourn
Registration for Members -$195, Honorary Life Members - $145, First Time Attendees - $115.00. Registration prices increase by $30 after April 4, 2012
Registration for Non-member Agencies/Law Firms-$250 (after April 4-$290), Non-member Underwriters - $800 (after April 4-$900)
On-site registration will be different pricing-please refer to the registration form for details.If you do not wish to register on-line, you may download the registration brochure and mail or fax in registration with your payment.
OLTA offers multiple sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities at the Spring Seminar.
View all of the sponsorship opportunities or contact Amber Fosler - email@example.com for additional information.
Driving DirectionsFrom Cincinnati:
I-71 North toward Columbus. Merge onto I-270 West via Exit 101 toward
Dayton/Indianapolis. Exit at Tuttle Crossing Blvd via Exit 15. Turn
right onto Tuttle Crossing Blvd. Turn left onto Blazer Parkway. Hotel is
on the left.
I-71 South toward Columbus. Merge onto I-270 East via Exit 119 West
toward Dayton. Exit at Tuttle Crossing Blvd via Exit 15. Turn left onto
Tuttle Crossing Blvd. Turn left onto Blazer Parkway. Hotel is on the
I-70 East toward Columbus. Merge left onto I-270 North via Exit 93 B
toward Cleveland. Exit at Tuttle Crossing Blvd via Exit 15. Turn right
onto Tuttle Crossing Blvd. Turn left onto Blazer Parkway. Hotel is on
I-75 South toward Dayton. Merge onto OH-15 East via Exit 156 toward
US-23/Kenton/Columbus. OH-15 East becomes US-23 South. Merge onto I-270
West via Exit 23 B toward Dayton. Exit at Tuttle Crossing Blvd via Exit
15. Turn left onto Tuttle Crossing Blvd. Turn left onto Blazer Parkway.
Hotel is on the left.