The E&S Joint Working Group (ESJWG) will present a live webinar for retail and general agents, wholesale brokers and E&S and specialty carriers titled "Best Practice Workflows in the E&S Industry and the Critical Role that Standards Play" on Tuesday, April 30.
The E&S Joint Working Group is an insurance industry coalition pushing standards-based electronic exchange of information in the E&S market by facilitating discussion and interaction among carriers, agents and vendors.
The webinar will feature best practice workflows that retail agents would like to see from their general agents and wholesalers within the next one to two years and review current efforts to standardize reporting that coverholders provide their London brokers. He said it will also look at how E&S carriers are developing ACORD standards for the E&S industry to automate general agent quoting with multiple carriers.
The April 30th webinar will run from 2:00 p.m-3:00 p.m. EDT; 1:00-2:00 p.m. CDT; 12:00-1:00 p.m. MDT; and 11:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. PDT. Participants must pre-register online at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/224393769.
The E&S Workgroup is an alliance of carriers, agents and vendors working with AAMGA, ACORD, ACT and NAPSLO. Its mission is to improve the efficiencies for retail agents, general agents, wholesale brokers and carriers by promoting use of ACORD standards, best-practice workflows and the electronic exchange of data among each of the business partners. The group comprises retail agent/general agent, carrier and Lloyd's subgroups.