Representatives from HUD, Fidelity and Ellie Mae will discuss technologies used to comply with the new RESPA and GFE requirements.

La Jolla, CA, Oct. 12, 2010–-ClosingCorp, an independent real estate information and data services company, will moderate a RESPA panel, featuring representatives from HUD, Fidelity and Ellie Mae, on Oct. 16, from 8:30-9:45 a.m., at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. The panel, “How to Benefit from RESPA Reform,” is part of the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) annual convention being held Oct. 13-16 at the Hyatt.

Panelists include Barton Shapiro, director, HUD Office of RESPA and Interstate Land Sales; Donald E. Partington, executive vice president, Fidelity National Title Group; Richard Roof, senior vice president of business development, Ellie Mae, Inc.; and ClosingCorp President, Paul Mass, who will also serve as moderator.

“The purpose of the panel is to educate title and settlement professionals about how recent RESPA reforms affect their business,” said Mass. “Panelists will discuss the use of new technologies and Web-based solutions being used by lending institutions to comply with RESPA, and how title companies can use these technologies to better price, market and brand their products and services.”For more information about the panel and convention, go to the ALTA Web site at

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ClosingCorp, an independent real estate information services company based in La Jolla, CA, owns and operates® the most comprehensive one-stop source for real estate closing services on the Web. The site provides accurate, real-time information on national and local settlement service providers, empowering consumers and real estate professionals to shop, compare and evaluate real estate services in their area. The company has developed the SmartGFE service to help loan originators create RESPA-compliant Good Faith Estimates using real-time data from local/regional and national providers listed on