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November/December 2016 - PIA Connection

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November/December 2016    National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

In This Issue:

COVER STORY: Post-Election 2016 Analysis

            A Case for Cautious Optimism

Post-Election Impact and Prospects for PIA Issues

            PIA National’s Jon Gentile Looks at Prospects for PIA’s Issues

PIA Calls for Repeal of the Federal Insurance Office

            Doing So Would Eliminate Unnecessary Federal Regulation, Affirm State Authority

An Open Letter to Carriers from PIA

How to Be the Agent of Record In Your Community
5 Steps to Become the “Go-To” Agent In Your Community

Judge Temporarily Blocks the DOL Overtime Rule
Preliminary Injunction Places a Hold On Nationwide Implementation

PIA Partners with National Underwriter On Agent Survey

            The 2017 National Underwriter/PIA Independent Agent Survey

NAIC Task Force Wrestles with Cybersecurity

            PIA’s Lauren Pachman Details Work of NAIC Drafting Group 

President’s Message
PIA National President Gary Blackwell on Independent Agents’ Resilience

CEO’s Message
Mike Becker Looks Forward to More Legislative Victories for Agents

News Brief
          Insurance Broker Named President of NCOIL…Voters Decide 5 Commissioner Races…
          Facebook Nixes Plan to Price Car Insurance Based on Posts…PIA Issues Call for 2017

          Spring Award Nominations

PIA Product Spotlight
The PIA Branding Program Provides Marketing Materials for PIA Members


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Enjoy PIA Connection!


Ted Besesparis




Alexi Papandon

Advertising Director



Sade N. Hale

Managing Editor



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