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for the week of Mar 1

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

Registration Open: 2021 Big ‘I’ Virtual Legislative Conference
Registration Open: 2021 Big ‘I’ Virtual Legislative Conference
Claim your seat now for the conference April 13-16. Come away with a plan that will help you lead and protect your industry.

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Bill to Make 20% Small Business Deduction Permanent Reintroduced in Congress
The Big “I” joined a number of other small business groups in sending a letter of support for the bill that will help millions of small businesses, including many Big “I” members, during this difficult time.
Big ‘I’ Voices Concerns with PRO Act
Big ‘I’ Voices Concerns with PRO Act
Among other things, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act seeks to change the definition of “independent contractor” in a way that could cause significant disruption to the financial services and property-casualty insurance industries.
FEMA Set to Make Changes to Risk Rating 2.0 Roll Out
FEMA Set to Make Changes to Risk Rating 2.0 Roll Out
While the official announcement is yet to be made by FEMA, it is expected to say that new business will be effective October 1, 2021, with renewal business implemented on April 1, 2022.
Bill to Eliminate FIO Reintroduced in the Senate
As one of the leading supporters of a modernized state-based system of insurance regulation, the Big “I” continues to support eliminating or significantly restricting the authority of the Federal Insurance Office.
Google Teams Up with Allianz and Munich Re to Offer Cyber Insurance
Google Teams Up with Allianz and Munich Re to Offer Cyber Insurance
The partnership aims to cut cloud security risks and offer cyber insurance designed for Google Cloud customers.
Independent Agents Own Their Data But Contract Language Is Still Important
Independent Agents Own Their Data But Contract Language Is Still Important
Independent agent data ownership is a settled matter. However, in today’s environment, it is important to review your contract language.
Elevate Trilogy Part 1 Takes Marketing Out of This World
Elevate Trilogy Part 1 Takes Marketing Out of This World
Elevate Trilogy blasted off last week, bringing with it insights and actionable takeaways from a stellar roundup of speakers.
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Be Alert for Agency Hacking
Agency security training is crucial, especially in light of concerning cyberattack trends. Please be vigilant in these practices from the Agents Council for Technology.
Join Us for Women’s History Month Industry Events
Nominate trailblazing women independent agents and association leaders by March 12 for the Elite Women Awards Showcase.
Winner of Selective’s College Competition Announced
Students from Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) won the annual contest allowing students to run virtual insurance agencies.
Full Coverage Does Not Mean Fully Covered
Learn why your clients need an RLI excess uninsured motorist/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) endorsement.
Selective Offers Unique Flood Tools
Big “I” Flood partner Selective offers you the tools needed to target new prospects and nurture your current customers.
Is the Eagle Program Right for Your Agency?
Eagle Agency provides Big "I" members with direct access to preferred personal lines and commercial lines with minimal volume commitment.
Subscribe to Big ‘I’ Technical and Coverage Publication
Insurance Illustrated helps you keep up with your insurance education.
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