Companies and Wholesalers

Access to multiple markets for products and services is a significant source of competitive advantage for independent agents. These tools will help you access and manage those relationships.

Agency Agreements

Not all agency-company agreements are equal. Agents need to read their contracts and pay particular attention to clauses relating to commission changes, hold harmless and ownership of expirations. This section provides guidelines for reviewing your company agreements.

Non-Standard Markets

Working with non-standard or surplus lines markets requires an understanding of unique rules and regulations. This section outlines those rules and regulations.


Insurance companies' demand for new appointments varies by geographic region, product segment and even ebbs and flows over time. IIAT periodically surveys carriers to determine their appetite and publishes the responses in the company appointment guide. This section also provides information on various residual markets.


Laws & Regulations

Information about the laws & regulations pertaining to companies and wholesalers.
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