Welcome to the Securities & Insurance Licensing Association (SILA)

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


Regulatory Announcements
FINRA's Series 24 exam outline changes effective October 13, 2014.
Florida releases its newsletter covering several licensing and compliance topics.
FINRA announces that individuals who are or have been registered as a broker or investment adviser representative can now access their Individual Snapshot Report (Snapshot) online.
Massachusetts announces new Continuing Education requirements for Insurance Producers.
Oklahoma announces appointment renewal due dates and procedures.
South Carolina outlines its appointment renewal due dates and requirements.
Arkansas announces that it is converting to a new State Based Systems (SBS) which will mean a temporary stoppage in the processing of appointments, renewals and issuing of licenses beginning on October 10, 2014, and expected to last up to ten days.
Delaware issues a clarifying bulletin regarding its recent premium tax change.
The South Dakota Division of Insurance office moves to a new location.
Illinois stamping fee increases effective January 1, 2015.
Alabama sends notice of a regulation hearing for topics covering credit insurance, temporary producers, and criminal history checks for producers, adjusters and title agents.
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.