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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
Due to recent changes at the federal level, several changes are being made to the Alabama Title Insurance Agent examination. A meeting of the title industry advisory committee is scheduled for later this month and a completely revised examination will be released in the coming weeks. In the interim, a revised examination outline will be used beginning February 9, 2016.
Prometric, exam provider, is reaching out to ask SILA members to help in the next step of Prometric’s 2016 Prometric National Insurance Job Analysis. If available, please take some time to participate and complete their National Insurance Job Analysis Survey?
Connecticut issues notice regarding 2016 appointment renewals.
Nebraska sends notice regards its 2016 agency license renewal requirements.
North Carolina issues two announcements addressing renewals for appraiser/adjuster and other specified licenses.
Florida issues its monthly newsletter that includes licensing and compliance topics.
North Dakota sends notice that TPAs, Consultants and Surplus Lines producers can now renew licenses online.
The Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Agent & Agency Services, provides Notice of Final Adoption of Rule 69B-186.010, Florida Administrative Code, titled Unlawful Inducements Related to Title Insurance Transactions. The final rule will become effective on February 9, 2016.
Missouri posts scholarship opportunities for students pursuing insurance industry careers.
Alaska publishes the list of Eligible Surplus Lines Insurers in the State.
Mississippi announces its 2016 appointment renewal procedures.
Alaska clarifies requirements associated with charging fees in insurance transactions.
Rhode Island Division of Taxation sends announcement about a change in tax filings.
Idaho distributes its newsletter which includes proposed licensing changes.
Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services establishes the steps that a rental company with a limited license to sell rental insurance must take to educate and monitor employees selling insurance under the limited license.
South Carolina introduces bill that provides that an insurance broker's license is not required of a producer licensed for property and casualty insurance who places surplus lines insurance through a licensed insurance broker.
House bill introduced that would require that an insurance agency's designated licensed producer responsible for the agency's compliance with insurance laws and regulations be an employee of the agency.
New Mexico has submitted Senate Bill 108 on 1/14/16- an insurance bill that includes producer and adjuster licensing impacts.
Maryland Insurance Administration to hold public hearing on Long-Term Care Insurance.
Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services has a new online licensing service available known as Insurance Licensing Online Services (ILOS) for agency entity licensees.
A reminder that the Georgia's Suitability in Annuity Transaction requirements go into effect on March 1, 2016.
Wyoming issues notice regarding its appointment renewal filing deadline.
Michigan announces an annual CPI adjustment of the Surplus Lines licensee fee for costs.
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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