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Our mission is to provide an educational forum for members to exchange information, best practices and ideas that resolve issues common to the industry and to improve licensing and registration across the country.

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The Securities and Insurance Licensing Association (SILA) delivers the education, information, and connections you need for success in this complex industry. SILA membership is an important asset for every industry professional, no matter your level of experience. Licensing? Registrations? Compliance? It’s complicated! SILA members share best practices, plus you’ll find state insurance and securities registration information, networking contacts and many more valuable tools within your reach. Read more
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Licensing and compliance is a unique niche. SILA connects you with the individuals, firms and regulators that can bring you success. There is no organization like SILA to put you in front of your target audience. Advertise, exhibit and make presentations directly to industry leaders. Benefit from “insider” information, including valuable survey and discussion group results for your R&D and marketing departments. List your company’s product/solution in the Vendor Directory - marketing dollars work hard when you partner with SILA! Read more
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SILA membership is the connection point that links regulators with industry professionals, influencers and fellow regulators. Opportunities exist for significant connection that can be a catalyst for change. Through SILA, regulators can gain understanding of how licensing and compliance regulations affect firms and carriers. Regulator relationships are highly valued by SILA, and we encourage regulator participation at our annual conference. We provide communication opportunities that are unmatched by any other organization. Read more

 

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Regulatory Announcements
The Oklahoma Insurance Department is pursuing a legal change to require at least 1 hour of continuing education on earthquake coverage at each renewal cycle for resident producers and adjusters with a property line.
Effective August 1, 2014, Minnesota will no longer issue public adjuster solicitor licenses.
The Georgia Insurance Department announces that PSI Services LLC will become the Department’s new vendor providing back office support for the Agents Licensing Division.
Alaska states requirements surrounding eligible surplus lines insurers.
Due to system enhancements, Florida will not process new license applications from NIPR during July 23-30, 2014.
Arizona issues a regulatory bulletin summarizing major, newly enacted 2014 legislation.
Effective August 14, 2014, Nebraska appointment and termination transactions will require the individual National Producer Number (NPN).
Delaware is requesting ALL Third Party Administrators and Reinsurance Intermediaries original licenses to be returned to the Delaware Department of Insurance on or before August 29, 2014 so that new licenses and license numbers can be issued.
Arkansas clarifies eligibility of Underwriters of Lloyds to write surplus lines in Arkansas.
Delaware Surplus Lines Bulletin No. 13 addresses questions that have arisen regarding changes made to the current Statement of Diligent Effort form.
North Carolina Surplus Lines individual and business entity licenses are now available for online renewal
Tennessee provides guidance regarding the filing of single and multi-state Surplus Lines policies where Tennessee is the Home State of the insured.
Ohio reduces appointment fees effective June 30, 2014.
SILA NOTICE
These regulatory announcements are provided to SILA by the state insurance departments. They are intended for distribution solely to SILA members. SILA does not provide the announcements as legal advice and takes no responsibility for the content of the announcements.
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