Will Oregon Mandate Closing Services and Title Insurance for Cannabis Transactions?A proposal pending in the Oregon Legislative Assembly would limit title insurers’ potential grounds for refusing to insure certain real property transactions involving cannabis. Specifically, HB 2806, presented by Reps. David Brock Smith and Gary Leif, would prohibit title insurers and their affiliates from refusing to close or insure real estate transactions solely because

Fill-the-gap-between-you-and-your-propoerty-rightsI recently participated in a webinar focusing on businesses and financial institutions who frequently buy and sell properties or make loans taking property as collateral. We discussed emerging issues in the world of title insurance, including recent interpretations of key terms and conditions in standard form lender’s policies, expanded indemnity due under closing protection letters