Important Compliance Update

1 Hour Ethics CE Credit Now Required for All Escrow Officers

Escrow officers renewing their licenses must now have 1 hour of ethics continuing education credit to comply with the new TDI requirements.

Effective with the new TDI rule changes is a requirement that of the 10 hours of continuing education escrow officers must complete every two years, 1 hour must be on ethics. Therefore, at their next license renewal, all escrow officers will be required to have completed this new continuing education component.

TLTA Has Ethics Courses Available
To help you fulfill this new requirement, TLTA offers a 1 hour ethics course for purchase titled, "Avoiding Ethical Dilemmas in Title Transactions." This on-demand video recording features a panel of experts discussing a variety of fact scenarios that pose ethical dilemmas for title professionals in day-to-day title transactions. For pricing information and to purchase the video, click here.


TLTA will also present a live webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. titled, "The Ethical Title Professional" by EJ Brent, CESA, CTIA, First American Title Insurance Company. This webinar will help you consider the ethical questions in various situations and how to understand your particular style of ethical reasoning so you can confront and deal with ethical dilemmas. You can register for the live webinar here, or if you'd like to register for a recording of the webinar that will be available three days after the live version, you can do so here.

Finally, TLTA is producing an on-demand video recording from the 2013 Texas Land Title Institute that will be ready in the coming weeks and can be used to fulfill this new TDI requirement. Stay tuned to the TLTA Education website for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact our Education Department at 512.472.6050 or email education@tlta.com.

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