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How New Business Is Creating a New Wholesaler-Retailer Relationship

An influx of new business is presenting surplus lines wholesalers and their retail partners with new opportunities to work together even as other forces are changing how they work together. The surplus lines insurance market continues to grow, not because …

California Wholesaler Conference Questions: Rising Premiums, Disruption, Disasters?

Surplus lines in California had a great year with more premium and more items, such as policies and endorsements sold. However, surplus lines brokers had to work harder for all that premium. That’s according to Ben McKay, executive director of …

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 …