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
Alabama sends notice of a regulation hearing for topics covering credit insurance, temporary producers, and criminal history checks for producers, adjusters and title agents.
Nevada announces exceptions for Nevada domestic Risk Retention Groups from certain regulations.
Alaska announces recent changes to its Surplus Lines regulations.
Mississippi announces new passing exam grade for life/accident and health insurance producer applicants.
Delaware announces a Surplus Lines premium tax rate change.
Massachusetts Division of Insurance activated the appointment renewal feature of its Online Producer Appointment Website (OPRA).
Effective September 1, 2014, Mississippi announces that the grace period expires and only agents who have completed the training requirements in accordance with the Suitability in Annuity Transactions regulation may solicit the sale of an annuity product.
Texas issues bulletin regarding Agent licensing and training requirements related to certain Medicare plans and prescription drug plans.
Update: Nebraska appointment and termination transactions will require National Producer Number (NPN) for individuals effective August 20, 2014.
Oklahoma provides additional information regarding the1 hour earthquake CE requirement.
Rhode Island publishes a summary of its 2014 legislative activity.
Connecticut announces licensing requirements applicable to persons soliciting or marketing insurance and for handling claims for Risk Retention Groups or Risk Purchasing Groups.
The North Carolina Agent Services Division notifies providers of North Carolina Insurance and Bail Bond Prelicensing Education that Pearson VUE has now automated the school performance reports.
Arkansas announces its conversion to the State-Based System (SBS) and the changes to producer and agent appointments and affiliations.
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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