WIAA News

Flintstones vs. Jetsons, a Broker Success Story, and How Agencies Can Survive Insurtech

“If we survive the next five to 10 years and improve the way we do things, we can be well-positioned into the future.” James Keating, founder, chairman and CEO of The Keating Group, offered those positive words amid the din …

California DMV Agreement Changes How Motor Vehicle Records Are Handled

California agents and brokers are being notified of a new change to how they can handle motor vehicle records. An agreement between representatives from the insurance industry and the California Department of Motor Vehicles eventually enabled the DMV to revise …

Nigohosian Returns to Western Agents Group as VP of Regulatory Affairs

Ken Nigohosian has returned to Western Insurance Agents Association as vice president of regulatory affairs. Nigohosian will work with the association’s legislative and regulatory affairs advisory committee. He had held an executive position with WIAA from 2006 to 2009. He …

WIAA Objects to In-House Producer Disciplinary Hearings in California

The Western Insurance Agents Association is throwing up some objections to a California Department of Insurance proposal that would enable the department’s hearing bureau to adjudicate agent/broker and carrier disciplinary proceedings. Producer disciplinary proceedings in California have been held for …