Issue No. 211 | February 17, 2021

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In an effort to combat money laundering, tax fraud, and other similar financial crimes, Congress recently passed the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.

A months-long delay in recording deeds is jeopardizing home sales in Baltimore City.
Out of all the places Tamara Robinson has lived, she chose to buy her first home in Baltimore.

The Bexar County clerk is making big changes after the Trouble Shooters questioned her about posting the private information of thousands of married couples online.

As any surveyor knows, our nation was built on land surveying — with many of our early leaders getting their start as surveyors (Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson, to name a few).

Perfect your liens on time or you may lose them. That’s the painful lesson U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Karen B. Owens taught Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. in her recent decision.

UCC §9-109 sets forth the scope of UCC Article 9. Under that section, “any transaction, regardless of its form, that creates a security interest in personal property or fixtures by contract” is governed by Article 9, subject to certain exceptions.

First there was the Securus and LocationSmart scandal, which showcased how cellular carriers and data brokers buy and sell your daily movement data with only a fleeting effort to ensure all of the subsequent buyers and sellers of that data adhere to basic privacy and security standards.

If you’re on the receiving end of someone shouting “You’ve been served!” it means you just lost a big dance battle, been sued, or if you’re having a really terrible day, both.

Frattini had been employed at First American Title Company of Napa for more than 40 years, with nearly two decades as a board member and corporate officer, said the release.

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Do you need to work from home, but don't have a good home office available? Japan, the nation that perfected the vending machine, has a solution.

You don't need to be well-versed in quantum physics or even complex math to solve Albert Einstein's famous house riddle. All it takes to tackle the problem below is logic—and if that isn't enough for you, you can find the answer at the end of the article.

New Hampshire law requires a Notary to identify the person whose signature they are notarizing, however, the laws do not provide details regarding what is considered acceptable identification. 

Marianne Mathieu, NTP
Vice President/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Financial
(347) 987-0677