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Agent Headlines: April 2018

April 26, 2018
10:50 AM

Summer and seasonal insurance exposures are right around the corner. Brush up on the standard HO’s and PAP’s coverage for golf carts, ATVs, motor homes, boats, pools, trampolines and more.  

April 25, 2018
1:30 PM

From mergers and acquisitions to private equity sales, the independent agency channel is facing an influx of business successions.

April 25, 2018
11:40 AM

More than two dozen IA&B members joined over 1,000 independent agents from across the country to advocate on behalf of our industry at last week's Big “I” Legislative Conference.

April 25, 2018
11:25 AM
Residual market rates will drop mid-year thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The Residual Market Plan and U.S. Longshore and Harbor Workers Residual Market Plan are impacted.
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April 25, 2018
10:40 AM
CISR courses are springing up all over the region next month. Register for one near you before it sells out.
April 17, 2018
11:45 AM

Nationwide will discontinue writing through exclusive agents – with the exception of direct-to-consumer sales over the phone and online – by July 2020.

April 17, 2018
11:35 AM

Take note of the latest federal appellate court decision, as case law continues to oscillate on coverage for faulty workmanship under the CGL.

April 16, 2018
4:20 PM

Access the latest NFIP Flood Insurance Manual to adopt the April 1, 2018 program changes.

April 16, 2018
3:45 PM

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.

April 16, 2018
3:35 PM

Mark your calendar and update your agency management system: An updated Delaware ACORD form will become effective this summer.

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April 11, 2018
3:10 PM

Review your withholding now that the new tax law is in effect. The IRS updated its withholding calculator and Form W-4.

April 11, 2018
2:25 PM

Certain flood insurance policyholders impacted by Superstorm Sandy now have additional time to complete their Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) claims.

April 11, 2018
12:10 PM

Insurance carriers – and possibly producers – may see increased flexibility on medical loss ratio (MLR) restrictions with a new rule issued by the Trump administration this week.

April 11, 2018
11:45 AM

Classes are filling quickly. Reserve a remaining seat at an upcoming William T. Hold seminar in Altoona or Wyomissing, or our E&O seminar in Exton.

April 11, 2018
11:15 AM

Mark your calendar and update your agency management system: New and updated ACORD forms are coming to Maryland this summer.

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April 11, 2018
10:55 AM

Learn how the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is poised for greater resiliency as FEMA extends its reinsurance program to capital markets.

April 4, 2018
2:20 PM

In a new bulletin, FEMA reiterates how National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insurers and their agents should handle policyholders’ loss settlements.

April 4, 2018
1:55 PM

In states that allow armed school personnel, insurers have responded with unfavorable underwriting decisions.

April 4, 2018
1:50 PM

The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) proposed to remove an obscure unfair trade practices violation for agents.

April 4, 2018
12:50 PM

We laid the groundwork last week for upcoming regulatory and legislative advocacy by building relationships with the Department of Insurance and state Senate.

April 4, 2018
11:05 AM
Reserve your seat for a nearby William T. Hold Seminar to dig deeper into coverages, while updating your CISR designation.