Surplus Lines Association of California News

California Surplus Lines up Considerably in 2014, Report Shows

Premiums for California wholesalers rose considerably in 2014 from a year earlier, showing that segment of the industry outperformed the rest of the state’s economy, according to a report from the Surplus Lines Association of California. For 2014 there was …

California Wholesalers Stress Opportunity Theme at Convention

Opportunity was a theme that came up often at the annual California Wholesaler Industry Days convention from Sunday through today in La Jolla, Calif. at Hilton Torrey Pines. The three-day conference organized by the California Wholesalers Insurance Association (CIWA) included …

California Wholesalers Fret Over Upcoming Legal Decision

A pending legal battle that could expose wholesalers in California to more lawsuits was the centerpiece of talk at the California Insurance Wholesalers Association conference in San Diego on Friday. The three-day conference, “2013 California Wholesaler Industry Days,” ran from …

Q&A: Surplus Lines Association of California Director McKay

Andrew G. Simpson, vice president of content for Wells Media Group Inc., recently grilled Surplus Lines Association of California Executive Director Benjamin McKay on an array of matters, including the market, new regulations and SLA’s role in the world. As …