Use Case: Comprehensive Training for a New Admin System

A specialty carrier was seeking to implement a new administrative system with a facilitated training curriculum for end users. As the carrier was focused on the technology build, testing, and launch of the new system, they realized they needed a partner who could support the training curriculum build and deployment.

Buying an Agency vs. Buying a Book of Business

Insurance agencies often ask for help with “tidying up” insurance licensing or Secretary of State filings for newly acquired or merged business entities. Unfortunately, sometimes it is not possible. In some cases, they haven’t bought the agency, only some or all of its book of business, or have no legal standing to take any action that impacts the licensing or other regulatory filings for the entity.

6 Trends Impacting Retail Insurance Agencies & Brokers

Between economic and talent challenges, increasing compliance obligations, and more, 2023 is set to be another interesting year for the insurance industry. Let’s explore the top trends affecting the space today and examine the impact they’ll have on retailers.

Opportunities Abound for Agents in E&S Market

The excess and surplus lines insurance market has long been a source of solutions for companies with emerging and difficult-to-place risks. The steady growth in E&S premium volume over the past two decades have made non-admitted business attractive for agencies and brokerage firms.

AI and the Insurance Industry: Concerns and Best Practices

It’s easy to get caught up in the hype and promise of new technologies. But as insurance professionals, we must remember that AI is one tool of many at our disposal. We need to combine our understanding of its benefits with a healthy respect for the potential for damage if it is misused.

What Economic Trends Are Impacting Surplus Lines?

Macroeconomic conditions are challenging for insurance companies in general, but they offer some opportunities for surplus lines companies. With inflation at a 40-year high, insurance rates are likely to remain high, driving more risks to the surplus lines market.