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Weekly Dispatch: Dec. 2, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Dec. 2, 2021

NFIP set to expire tomorrow—call to action; FIO to investigate the insurance sector and climate-related financial risks. Agents who do business in Connecticut and New York must complete sexual harassment prevention training by the end of the month. And, PIANY advocates to make auto photo inspections optional. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Got global?

Got global?

In today’s business environment—especially during the pandemic—businesses needed to find a way to stay afloat. This means that accounts, both big and small, have had to find a way to expand their reach both domestically and internationally. Small- to medium-sized...

The vase is broken, now what?

The vase is broken, now what?

The best time to prepare yourself and educate your clients about claims and how their policies will respond is before the claim happens. Commercial-lines insurance policies are nuanced, and they can leave even the most experienced insurance professionals scratching...

Risk management, the easy way …

Risk management, the easy way …

When we hear the term risk management, typically we think of enterprise businesses or large commercial businesses that have teams of risk managers—and which are way more sophisticated than small- to mid-sized businesses. The Oxford Dictionary’s definition of risk...

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 24, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 24, 2021

News PIA Northeast is thankful for you This time of year—just like all year—PIA thinks about you. Together, we make the insurance industry better. Thank you for your continued support. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday season. Happy...

Always read the exclusions first!

Always read the exclusions first!

Over the years, I have found that our preferred carriers don’t always offer the coverage we need for our insureds. As a result, we shop for coverage in the excess market for general liability, professional liability, and cyber liability coverages to name a few. While...