03/09/17 -- E&O Seminars Arriving | IIABNY Talks Licensing With DFS

IIABNY Insider
March 9, 2017
The Biggest Show of Our Educational Year Just Got Bigger
It is already March, which means the annual IIABNY E&O loss control seminars are fast approaching! Before we draw any closer, I want to make sure all IIABNY members are aware of a new option to view the 2017 Annual IIABNY E&O loss control videoconference.

Kathy LawlerFor the past several years, members across the state have asked for the option to view the E&O loss control videoconference, presented by attorneys Jim Keidel and Chris Weldon, in their own office rather than travel to a common location, such as a local college or hotel. The technology we currently use will allow us to do just that. So, we are offering the webinar option for the first time on June 7. This development means each member in every part of the state will have the ability to view the videoconference live on their computer or tablet. And, they’ll still have the opportunity to earn four continuing education credits for all licenses and receive our discount for purchasing their E&O insurance through IAAC.

We are continuing the “live” classroom-style seminars in five locations during the month of May, as well as the June 7 videoconference simulcast to 10 locations. By adding the webinar option, all members will be able to access this valuable E&O loss control information. This year during the seminar, Keidel, Weldon and IAAC President Brian Bixby will cover the following:

  • relevant laws affecting property and casualty and life and health insurance agents and brokers
  • New York's new cybersecurity regulation and how to comply
  • the most common agent and broker issues involving the New York State Department of Financial Services
  • handling a DFS inquiry
  • common types of E&O claims and lawsuits asserted against New York agents and brokers
  • Best practices for documentation
  • agency mergers and acquisitions

For your convenience, I have included a link to our E&O seminars and webinar calendar. Please feel free to email me if you have any questions or need other assistance.


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Kathy Lawler, IIABNY Assistant Vice President of Education
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