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Agent Headlines: January 2018

January 31, 2018
2:43 PM

To pay or not to pay, that is the question surrounding internships. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) just adopted a seven-factor “test” to determine an intern’s status under the FLSA.

January 31, 2018
12:35 PM

Auto insurers’ unfair settlement practices are under fire. The Department of Insurance (DOI) just reissued a bulletin on the actions – and repercussions.

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January 31, 2018
12:30 PM

Still on the fence about adopting electronic signature technology? Then check out new research on the benefits.

January 31, 2018
11:30 AM

Attend a one-of-a-kind legislative event on April 18-19 in Washington, D.C., where you can educate members of Congress on issues important to you and your customers.

January 31, 2018
11:10 AM

If you missed this week’s Forge3 webinar, you can catch the recording (live webcams and screen shares! no slides!) and learn how to get more leads online.

January 31, 2018
10:50 AM

In its annual report, a Washington, D.C. think tank weighed in on each state’s insurance regulation – and gave a nod to Pennsylvania’s practices.

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January 31, 2018
10:47 AM

In its annual report, a Washington, D.C. think tank weighed in on each state’s insurance regulation – and gave a nod to Maryland’s practices.

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January 31, 2018
10:45 AM

In its annual report, a Washington, D.C. think tank weighed in on the state’s insurance regulation, identifying areas for Delaware to improve.

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January 24, 2018
2:25 PM

As part of their bill to end the short-lived federal government shut down, lawmakers included a provision to delay the Affordable Care Act’s controversial “Cadillac tax.”

January 24, 2018
2:20 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) received another short-term extension, while larger reforms – including those that could harm agent commissions – remain in limbo.

January 24, 2018
2:15 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) received another short-term extension, while larger reforms – including those that could harm agent commissions – remain in limbo.

January 24, 2018
1:35 PM

If you hold premium funds for more than five days, you must hold these funds in a premium fiduciary account as of the new year. Learn how to retain interest on the funds you invest.

January 24, 2018
11:30 AM

Inquiring minds want to know what issues you would like IA&B to address. Share your suggestions for the upcoming IA&B Board of Directors’ meeting agenda.

January 24, 2018
11:15 AM
On the fence about attending the Big “I” Legislative Conference? Don’t be! Check out three reasons why you should join us April 18-19 in Washington, D.C.
January 24, 2018
11:00 AM

While Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees soon will be required to provide paid sick leave, the enforcement date is still up in the air.

January 24, 2018
10:40 AM

State regulators are stepping up enforcement actions related to surplus lines submissions. Review the newly revised eligible insurers list and our comprehensive Q&A to stay in the Insurance Department's good graces.

January 24, 2018
10:15 AM

Can an agency’s buyer ask to be an additional insured on the seller’s E&O tail coverage? Our team weighs in.

January 24, 2018
9:20 AM

The Department of Insurance now participates in the Department of Veterans Affairs reimbursement program – an effort to support vets’ return to the civilian workforce and bring new talent to the insurance industry.

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January 23, 2018
2:45 PM
Register today before your CISR course or William T. Hold seminar sells out. Classes resume next month.
January 23, 2018
2:35 PM
Register today before your CISR course or William T. Hold seminar sells out. Classes resume next month.
January 23, 2018
2:30 PM
Join Forge3 for a free, live webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 30 to learn how to increase your presence through search engine optimization.
January 18, 2018
10:10 AM

Join us in Washington D.C. on April 18-19, when over 1,000 independent agents from across the country will convene to educate Congress on issues important to the independent agency system.

January 17, 2018
1:05 PM

Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would be a shot in the arm for health insurance producers by addressing medical loss ratio requirements.

January 17, 2018
1:05 PM

Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would be a shot in the arm for health insurance producers by addressing medical loss ratio requirements.

January 16, 2018
4:05 PM

The Maryland Insurance Administration is cracking down on rebating and inducements, and title insurance producers are taking the heat.

January 16, 2018
3:55 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in mid-February for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

January 16, 2018
3:55 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in mid-February for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

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January 16, 2018
2:20 PM
Learn how to get your site to the top of Google on Tuesday, Jan. 30 during a webinar exclusively for IA&B members.
January 16, 2018
2:05 PM
Please verify your agency staff listing by Friday, Jan. 19 to ensure that you receive an accurate dues invoice.
January 16, 2018
1:50 PM

Without congressional action, authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on Friday, Jan. 19.