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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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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
South Dakota issues its newsletter announcing the new Interim Insurance Director and its new address change portal for carriers.
Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) today announced the launch of the online Electronic Filing Depository (EFD) that will enhance the efficiency of the regulatory filing process for certain exempt securities offerings.
Utah announces that PSI is its new exam provider effective January 1, 2015.
New Hampshire clarifies the Suitability in Annuity Transaction Rule as it pertains to its training requirement that goes into effect January 1, 2015.
In regards to CAT Adjuster licensing, Connecticut informs all insurers of the process and procedures it will be expecting insurers to follow in preparing for future catastrophes.
Wisconsin distributes a 2015 appointment renewal reminder.
California announces a fee increase effective March 1, 2015.
Connecticut notifies surplus lines companies of the financial reporting requirements for 2014-2015.
North Dakota outlines their appointment renewal procedures.
Wyoming notifies insurers of its upcoming appointment renewal procedures.
The Maryland Insurance Administration is transitioning to a new online premium tax reporting and payment system. In the interim, all premium tax filings and payments must be submitted by mail or private delivery service.
Indiana temporarily postpones the electronic premium tax filing requirement through OPTins.
North Carolina now requires that courses (ONLY classroom courses) awarded more than eight continuing education hours are required to have an examination approved by Prometric.
California amends its prelicensing and continuing education requirements.
North Carolina announces its annual 2015-2016 appointment renewal billing process.
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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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