Regulatory Services

ACCEL has organized a team of professionals who understand the insurance industry and work on a daily basis with regulators in all US jurisdictions. Our extensive experience in the property and casualty, life and health insurance and reinsurance industries allows us to assist our clients in navigating the complicated US insurance regulatory system. We also provide strategic business and corporate governance advice to assist our clients in achieving their objectives. We serve as trusted advisors to clients from the US and abroad from all segments of the insurance and reinsurance industries. We make compliance easy for our clients so they can focus on their business.

For a complete list of the regulatory services we provide, please click on your entity type below.

− General counsel outsourcing
– Compliance department structuring and audits
– Market conduct examinations
– Company formation and licensing
– License renewals and annual reports
– Holding company act compliance, including Forms A, B and D
– Intermediary compliance and contract drafting, including:

Third party administrators
Claims adjusters
Producers, Agents, Brokers, Surplus Lines Brokers, Program
Reinsurance intermediaries

– Affinity, association and point of sale program compliance
– Agent appointments
– Name change and redomestication
– Anti-fraud compliance
– Advertising compliance
– Cancellation and non-renewal requirements and restrictions
– Reinsurance arrangements, including credit for reinsurance, assumption reinsurance, fronting transactions and commutations
– Mergers and acquisitions, including:

Regulatory compliance services
Due diligence
Pre and post change of control notice and approval requirements

– Warranty and service contract programs
– Department of insurance inquiries
– Form, rate and rule filing support
– Research and surveys

− Surplus lines eligibility applications and maintenance
– Surplus lines sales requirements and restrictions
– Surplus lines broker licensing and sales practices
– Surplus lines tax requirements
– Research and surveys

− General counsel outsourcing
– Compliance department structuring and audits
– Licensing and renewals
– MGA licensing and appointment requirements
– Appointment requirements
– Affinity, association and point of sale programs
– Structuring of joint venture arrangements
– Solicitation and advertising restrictions
– Internet sales and website advertising
– Compensation restrictions, including limitations on payment of compensation to unlicensed persons, referral fees and service fees
– Change of name
– Advertising compliance
– Cancellation and non-renewal requirements and restrictions
– Mergers and acquisition, including:

Regulatory compliance services
Due diligence
Pre and post change of control notice and approval requirements

– Warranty and service contract programs
– Department of insurance inquiries
– Research and surveys

− General counsel outsourcing
– Compliance department structuring and audits
– Licensing and renewals
– Annual Reports
– Contractual requirements
– Self-insured plan regulation
– Bond and financial responsibility requirements
– Change of name
– Advertising compliance
– Cancellation and non-renewal requirements and restrictions
– Mergers and acquisition, including:

Regulatory compliance services
Due diligence
Pre and post change of control notice and approval requirements

– Department of insurance inquiries
– Research and surveys

– Captive Insurance Companies
– Preferred Provider Networks
– Risk Purchasing Groups
– Risk Retention Groups
– Utilization Review

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