Ohio Allows Rollover of Excess CE Credits

Ohio Allows Rollover of Excess CE Credits

According to a recent Ohio PIAA article, the State of Ohio is joining 21 other states in allowing insurance agents to rollover excess continuing education credits to the next compliance period. The change goes into effect on February 1, 2016. Here’s some...
Developing an Effective Mentoring Program

Developing an Effective Mentoring Program

The following article was written by OAPSLO member Greg Bauke, President of Cincinnati based Specialty Underwriters Group. It first appeared in the Fall 2015 edition of WIN Magazine and is reprinted here with permission.  BY GREG BAUKE THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF...
Affidavit/Notary Requirements to Change in Ohio

Affidavit/Notary Requirements to Change in Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich recently signed House Bill 64, also known as “Main Operating Budget FY2016-FY2017”. One of the many provisions of the bill includes a section that removes the requirement for a notarization section of the Affidavit (no longer...
OAPSLO Board Members Give Back

OAPSLO Board Members Give Back

It would be unusual to find an insurance wholesalers organization that had one Board member who is also the sitting president of a retail insurance agent organization, but OAPSLO actually has TWO! OAPSLO board members Ken Kukral and JB Civille have long been active...
Insuring Drones

Insuring Drones

Insurance for drones seems to be the hot topic lately. Since the exposure is fairly new, regulations are sparse and ever changing and historical data is non-existent, it only makes sense that the Excess & Surplus side of the industry will the first with...
Insuring the Apple Watch

Insuring the Apple Watch

The release of the Apple Watch last month created quite a stir, and early estimates are that Apple sold out within minutes of opening the pre-order website and nearly a million watches were sold the first week of retail distribution. While the low end model might not...