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Registration opens for agents and Palmetto Partners in December. IIABSC Spring Conference offers valuable opportunities for insurance professionals to multiply their visibility, increase their knowledge, enhance industry resources, and engage with exhibitors, new contacts and colleagues. Returning to the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in 2020. [+]
View this page for upcoming webinars for Ethics CE hours. Guaranteed to have at least one 3-hour course each month to fulfill your ethics hours continuing education requirement. [+]
View all upcoming webinars for Life and Health CE credit hours. [+]
MEMBERSHIP: 

NEW MEMBER BENEFIT: Complementary ACORD licensing in 2020

National association to pay full or discounted ACORD licensing fees for members with gross revenue under $50 million. View FAQs.[+]
MEMBERSHIP: 

Membership Renewals/ Pay 2020 Dues Online

Renew your IIABSC agency or corporate associate dues using our secure online payment portal.[+]
RULES & REGS: 

SC Insurance Data Security Act: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

In short, the Act requires all licensees to undergo a data risk assessment and then develop an appropriate, comprehensive written data security information plan for the agency that also addresses third-party service providers with nonpublic data access. Licensees must also notify the Department within 72 hours in determining that a cybersecurity event has occurred. The new law will become effective on Jan. 1, 2019 with various steps for compliance through February 2020. Key implementation dates of the Act are listed.[+]
MANAGEMENT: 

ACT helps you protect your agency's data

The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) Security Issues Work Group has collected several resources all on one place to help you protect your agency against tomorrow's threats. Review their Security Issues Guide webpage to understand risks and discover solutions. See also their Cyber Guide 1.0 to stay in compliance with state/federal regulations, avoiding penalties.[+]
COVERAGES: 

E&O Coverage Comparison Checklist

Compare the Big "I" Professional Liability Program and Policy through SwissRe Westport and see why our track record of experience, stability and expertise is second to none.[+]
BIG "I" MARKETS: 

Big "I" Markets Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to your questions about Big "I Markets, our members-only online market access program. Questions include how to register and where to find a list of products available in South Carolina.[+]

Personal Lines Alert: Personal Umbrellas on the Move

Winter is coming to the personal umbrella marketplace. Follow these five tips to make sure your agency is prepared. [+]

Start 2020 Right with ACT’s Free Tech Resources

The Agents Council for Technology brings the experts together to create free tools you can understand easily and implement quickly. [+]

Big ‘I’ Members to Receive ACORD Forms Licenses

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, Big "I" members with an annual property & casualty gross revenue of less than $50 million will receive a complimentary license to use ACORD forms.[+]

Attend an AFIS Certification Conference

The Kansas Association of Insurance Agents is hosting the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist Conference Jan. 27-30 in Wichita, Kansas.[+]

New Minimum Wage Rates and DOL Rules

Review the highlights of the recent and upcoming changes to exempt salary thresholds and employee pay calcuations. [+]
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