2016 ASTM Seismic Updates – Webinar

P8260705_CMJoin Blackstone’s Joshua Marrow on June 9th as he and Roy Anderson present the 2016 updates to ASTM E2026 Guide and E2557 Standard Practice for Seismic Risk and Earthquake Due Diligence Assessments. This free webinar is hosted by the California Mortgage Bankers Association.

When: Thursday June 9th 2016

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm PST


This practical presentation will provide value for all Users of the updated ASTM standard, with particular focus on:

Basis of the 2016 Revisions

  • High-level overview of the last 15 years of seismic risk assessment practice and the basis of the changes
  • Mortgage banking industry trends that influenced the revised language


Comparison of the 2007 and 2016 Editions

  • Overview of the most significant changes in the 2016 standards
  • Brief, comparative analysis of the 2007 and 2016 editions, including mandatory provisions and suggested guidance


Policy Updates and Qualified Vendors

  • Useful recommendations for successful User seismic policy and underwriting guideline updates to reference the 2016 standards
  • Suggested framework for vendor management, including a controlled list of ASTM E2026-16 qualified seismic consultants


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