AgentSync | June 17, 2022
The AgentSync Compliance Library, one of the insurance industry's leading resources, is an open-source destination for news, information, and real-time updates.
Here’s the unveiling of the Compliance Library by AgentSync to power growth and innovation in the insurance industry. The technology is a free resource covering over 8000 compliance data points across 53 U.S. insurance jurisdictions. The Compliance Library was created by and for insurance industry experts to aid in their efforts to stay up-to-date and learn from it. It contains everything from regulatory and compliance basics to state-by-state FAQs and news.
Constantly keeping up with the time-consuming and tedious manual processes and incomplete and disconnected information is exhausting and creates significant risk for the producers and the businesses they represent. As a result, AgentSync created a first-of-its-kind open-source library to enable producer compliance. This tool is designed to give insurance and compliance professionals quick access to a database of jurisdiction-level information and regulatory updates from across the United States insurance industry.
The AgentSync Compliance Library is intended to be a resource for facilitating help in the verification of:
Contact information for the state insurance department: address, phone, email, website, and commissioner name
Information on appointments and terminations, including deadlines, fees, renewals, and more.
Agency information, including licensing requirements by jurisdiction and affiliations.
Producer information, including licensing requirements by jurisdiction, renewal deadlines, fees, address requirements, and more.
Adjuster information such as deadlines, fees, and renewals.
Industry experts who understood regulatory nuances and had an unrivaled passion for helping customers' efforts built AgentSync to achieve and maintain compliance. Thanks to AgentSync's expertise, products, and the new Compliance Library, everyone in the industry can continue to learn and grow with confidence.
AgentSync enables rapid growth for insurance carriers, agencies, and MGAs by providing modern producer management tools. AgentSync's products reduce friction, increase efficiency, and maintain compliance through customer-centric design, seamless APIs, and automation, ultimately helping to improve the broker onboarding, contracting, licensing, and compliance processes. AgentSync, which was founded in 2018 by Niranjan "Niji" Sabharwal and Jenn Knight and is headquartered in Denver, CO, has been named one of Denver's Best Places to Work, a Forbes Magazine Cloud 100 Rising Star, an Insurtech Insights Future 50 winner, and is ranked 88 on Forbes' list of America's 500 Best Startup Employers in 2022.
Britely Insurance | June 14, 2022
Britely Insurance announces today it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Empire State Brokerage Services LLC, a New York based full-service wholesale broker operating in more than 25 states with access to dozens of key insurance markets. The transaction is expected to close in July of 2022.
We are very pleased to announce this exciting acquisition. In addition to outstanding market access, Empire brings a team with a wealth of experience proven over decades in the complex world of commercial insurance underwriting."
Greg Roper, CEO at Britely Insurance.
I am excited to bring my 15 years of underwriting experience and our relationships with the industry's leading domestic, admitted and non-admitted insurance companies, as well as Lloyds of London, to Britely's arsenal."
David Schepsman, President at Empire.
Britely is an insurance 3.0 platform, offering clients the best product and carrier diversity, innovative technology, and top of the line servicing. Britely encompasses personal lines, specialty commercial lines as well as small group and individual health insurance coverages. Through its subsidiary, Britely Medical Insurance Services, it also provides specialized products and services to the medical community.
Johnson &amp; Johnson | June 07, 2022
By acquiring the assets of Midlands Management Corporation's Wholesale Brokerage & Binding and Managing General Underwriting businesses, Johnson & Johnson will expand its footprint into Texas and Oklahoma. Safety National Casualty Corporation's subsidiary Midlands is a completely owned subsidiary of Safety National Casualty Corporation.
The transaction is expected to close on April 29, 2022, according to the parties. Midlands' WB&B and MGU units, which were founded in 1990, specialize in specialized lines of coverage for both personal and commercial lines of business, both admitted and non-admitted E&S. These units, which are led by an experienced management team, contain underwriting and operating teams with extensive product knowledge and service skills.
Midlands' MGU unit serves as an underwriting manager for several insurance companies, specializing in ICOA insurance, Texas Non-Subscriber insurance, and other similar insurance products. For small-to-mid-sized commercial businesses and people, the WB&B segment provides admitted and non-admitted general, commercial, and personal property and casualty products. Johnson & Johnson, situated in Charleston, South Carolina, is a fourth-generation, family-owned Managing General Agency.
Johnson & Johnson has a long history of offering outstanding service and products to Independent Agencies while keeping a family culture, having been founded in 1930. In Texas and Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson will offer a diverse range of first-class products and services to agencies and insureds.
This acquisition by Johnson & Johnson, a leading specialist in related businesses, will accelerate the growth in revenue and profitability of these business units and provide greater professional development and career advancement opportunities for the employees in these divisions. All Midlands' business outside of these units, including excess workers' compensation and related primary workers' compensation, specialty programs and claims administration, are not part of the transaction and will continue to operate under the Midlands name as a Safety National entity."
Duane Hercules, President of Safety National.
Adding the Midlands Management Corporation Team and their agency network to Johnson & Johnson will provide us with a terrific group of employees and agencies which will enhance our 'service first' approach to the Agents currently served by Midlands."
Francis Johnson, CEO, Johnson & Johnson.