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Introducing the

Learning
Center

SLA's new
online center for broker
education and broker license
renewal assistance.

SLA's new online center
for broker education and
broker license renewal assistance.

SLA's new online center for broker
education and broker license
renewal assistance.

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Introducing the

Emerging Risks
Discussion Forum

A new way to
have dialogue about
emerging risks in the
surplus line industry.

A new way to have dialogue
about emerging risks in the
surplus line industry.

A new way to have dialogue
about emerging risks in the
surplus line industry.

Learn More

COVID-19 Resource Center

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  • Video: Virtual Hearing - Insuring Against a Pandemic: Challenges and Solutions for Policyholders and Insurers
    On November 19, 2020, The Subcommittee on Housing, Development and Insurance and Insurance Chairman Rep WM. Lacy Clay and Ranking Member Rep. Steve. Stivers hosted a virtual hearing to discuss the insurance industry and federal government's roles in covering pandemic-related losses faced by small business for future pandemics. 
Virtual Hearing - Insuring Against a Pandemic: Challenges and Solutions for Policyholders and Insurers Virtual Hearing - Insuring Against a Pandemic: Challenges and Solutions for Policyholders and Insurers
  • Video: Virtual Hearing - Insuring Against a Pandemic: Challenges and Solutions for Policyholders and Insurers
    The SLA's Benjamin McKay, CEO, and David Kodama, EVP, present an action plan to mitigate broker E&O risk on past, current, and future placements in the era of COVID-19.
Broker E&O in the Era of COVID-19 Broker E&O in the Era of COVID-19


California Dept. of Insurance Notices and Information

The California Department of Insurance and Commissioner Lara have released the following information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.




California SLA Announcements Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

The California SLA has released the following information and guidance pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.




Insurance Associations’ COVID-19 Resources

The following resources are provided on behalf of other industry professionals for information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) offers a repository for select bulletins issued by the NAIC and various state insurance departments. These bulletins outline the DOIs responses to the COVID-19 crisis, including declarations of moratorium, temporary waivers of compliance requirements, etc.
    WSIA State COVID-19 Bulletins

  • The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has established a resource page to support the public, business community and insurance professionals understand and manage the risks of the current outbreak of COVID-19, commonly known as Coronavirus.
    https://content.naic.org/naic_coronavirus_info.htm

  • The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc. (Big "I" Trusted Choice) has gathered resources, FAQs, webinars and other content related to COVID-19
    https://www.independentagent.com/nsc-resources/coronavirus

  • The American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) is actively engaged in many activities associated with COVID-19. The latest information is compiled, including ways that property casualty insurers are responding to the potential threats posed by COVID-19 as well as related rules, regulations, and insurance department communications from across the country.
    http://www.pciaa.net/media-center/pci-at-work/covid-19-resources

  • The Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) Coronavirus news and updates includes communications and Fact Sheets; Triple-I thought leadership; and, reports and analysis on the latest news and developments impacting the industry and its customers.
    https://www.iii.org/article/coronavirus-issues-and-impacts

  • National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) monitors new developments related to State Government operations and regularly update information:
  • More than 100 trade associations and business organizations spanning 30 business sectors and representing 58 million employees – 45 percent of the American workforce – launched the America's Recovery Fund Coalition, which will advocate for a grant-based federal assistance program to power the resilience of American enterprise.
    https://americasrecoveryfund.org/




Other COVID-19 Resources Relevant to the Surplus Lines Industry

The following resources may be relevant to Surplus Lines industry professionals for information and opinions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.