Is Your Agency Still Required to Send Annual Privacy Notices? IIAG Helps to Clarify
Congress finally got one right, and IIAG worked to make sure our members can benefit! At the end of 2015, a little-known provision was inserted into an omnibus transportation funding bill that reduced a burdensome provision in the federal Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA). Thanks to the work of the Big "I" an amendment was passed and signed into law that eliminates the requirement for insurance agencies to provide annual notices to all of their customers regarding their privacy policy provided that: (a) The agency provides nonpublic personal information to non-affiliated third parties in accordance with state and federal regulations; and (b) The agency has not changed its policies and practices regarding the disclosure of nonpublic personal information of their clients. [+]
IIAG Past Presidents - YAC Scholarship
IIAG can help pay for your child's college education through the IIAG Past Presidents - YAC Scholarship! If your child will be enrolled as a freshmen, sophomore, junior or senior in a Georgia College or University this September, then you need to learn about this scholarship. $1000 - $1500 is awarded annually!!! [+]
IIAG Classifieds - Buy, sell or staff an agency.
Check IIAG's classified web page to list your agency's open position. Also listed here are job seekers and agencies to buy or sell.[+]
Big “I” Applauds House Passage of International Insurance Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 7, 2016 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today praises the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 5143, the “Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016,” by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Missouri). [+]
Progressive Executive Joins InVEST National Board
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Dec. 1, 2016–InVEST, the insurance industry’s premier classroom to career education program, recently announced that Neil Lenane has joined its national board. Lenane is Progressive Insurance business leader for talent acquisition.[+]
Big “I” Statement on Legal Challenge to DOL Overtime Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 22, 2016 —The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today released a statement by Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external and government affairs. [+]
NOAA Names Big “I” as Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador(TM)
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Nov. 21, 2016—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today announced its partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) TM initiative.[+]