To help members, PIWA is providing practical guidance on our members' specific questions that arise from the wholesaler side of the insurance business, separate and apart from questions applicable to the brokerage industry in general," said PIWA President Maya Cruz, CPCU.
Members who call the PIWA Hotline will speak with an industry and legal expert with many years of experience in representing brokers in general, and wholesale/excess and surplus lines brokers in particular.
NB: No attorney-client relationship will be established between the caller and legal professional as a result of inquiries made to the PIWA Hotline, although every effort will be made to provide guidance in accordance with established case law and existing statutes.
supports the legislation because its enactment in New York would provide USbased specialty insurance companies with the means to compete against alien insurance companies.
It is crucial that the state enacts legislation that will both create new job opportunities in New York as well as keep jobs in New York," said PIWA President Jo Ann Peri.
This bill would remove burdensome and unnecessary paperwork required of retail producers or wholesalers unable to find markets in the admitted market", according to PIWA.
Thirdly, PIWA supports revisions to the state's Export List.
If you have a recommendation on a program or activity that you feel will be beneficial to PIWA and our members, let us know.
PIWA legislative representative Bob Pastel and ELANY Executive Dan Maher provided a review of the 2011 legislative session and discussion of the issues expected to be addressed during 2012.
recommended that the EL-2 form be eliminated and modifications be made to the declination procedure that must be taken prior to going to the non-admitted market.
Elected to his second term as vice president of PIWA was Fred Mansbach of New York City.
In addition to his involvement with PIWA, Foster has served as president of the New Jersey Chapter of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) and of the Essex County Agents Association.