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Florida Office of Insurance Regulation to Conduct Symposium to Help Companies with Form and Rate Filings


May 15, 2008

Contact: Ed Domansky

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation to Conduct Symposium to Help Companies with Form and Rate Filings

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) will host a Filing & Compliance Symposium May 22 and 23 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Geared toward insurance company personnel charged with making form and rate filings to the Office, the two-day event will teach participants how to make their filings more accurate and complete.

Specifically, the symposium will inform industry compliance staff about technical compliance with laws and rules surrounding rate and form filings and the electronic filing systems used for these filings. Both Life & Health and Property & Casualty staff will learn how to make form and rate filings that can be approved easier and faster. The symposium also will discuss new markets and common questions about Florida regulations and the changes made by the Florida Legislature during the 2008 session.

“The symposium will afford company representatives the opportunity to hear firsthand from Office staff how to prepare complete and substantial filings that meet Florida law,” said Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty. “The filing process is critical to companies being able to facilitate their products to market, so I encourage as many companies and their staff members as possible to attend.”

The Office is expecting participants from 200 companies and 35 states that will include company compliance staff members, actuaries, lawyers and consultants. The program has been provided to industry representatives since 1996.

Company representatives who would like to participate in the symposium should contact the Office at 850-413-3140 to register. Registration also will be conducted on site.

Members of the news media interested in attending should contact Ed Domansky of the Office at 850-413-2515 or

About the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has primary responsibility for regulation, compliance and enforcement of statutes related to the business of insurance and the monitoring of industry markets. Business units within the Office are organized based on regulatory expertise and include the areas of life and health, property and casualty, specialty lines and other regulated insurance entities. It is within the Office that the mission of public protection is implemented through regulatory oversight of insurance company solvency, policy forms and rates, market conduct performance and new company entrants to the Florida market.

For more information about the Office, please visit If you would like to review and compare homeowners insurance rates in Florida, go to


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