Items Tagged with 'secretary of state'


  • Nationwide adoption of online notarization just took a big step forward

    Nation’s secretaries of state adopt regulatory standards
    One of the main things standing in the way of a fully digital mortgage in many states is the requirement for a notary to witness the signing of the mortgage closing documents. Currently, only four states allow online notarization, but it appears that the push to take online notarization nationwide is about to take a huge step forward.
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  • State Street May Face Suit on Securities

    [Update 1] Financial service provider State Street [stock STT][/stock] may face civil charges over certain fixed-income strategies used by its institutional asset management business in 2007. The company said in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing Monday that it had received a so-called "Wells" notice from the SEC staff. A Wells notice indicates the SEC's intention to bring civil enforcement action over possible violations of securities laws.
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