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 From the Blog

New State Law Aims To Protect Domestic Violence Victims in Workplace

Victims of domestic violence will have new protections against discrimination in the workplace under a New York State law​ taking effect November 18.[+]

Several Personal Umbrella Carriers to Implement Major Changes

​Recent announcements from several personal umbrella carriers outline major changes in coverage that will leave agents scrambling to find a new market for their clients. [+]

DFS Stepping Up Enforcement of New Auto Business Notification Requirement:

​Recently, the NYS Department of Financial Services informed representatives of the insurance industry that the Department will significantly step up enforcement of the requirement that carriers notify DMV of new auto insurance business (NBS) within seven days of the issuance of the policy.[+]

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