Oct. 7, 2014

The PIWA Hotline

PIWA Annual Recognition Dinner

Join your colleagues in the wholesale community at the PIWA Annual Recognition Dinner on Nov. 5, 2014, at Battery Gardens in Lower Manhattan. Milton Thurm, Esq., an accomplished attorney in the insurance industry and the administrator of the new PIWA Hotline will be the featured keynote speaker for the evening. Dan Maher of ELANY and PIWA Legislative Representative Bob Pastel will give an update on state and federal issues, and the 11th Annual Abe Snyder Memorial Scholarship will be presented.

To register for this event, click here.

Abe Snyder memorial scholarship

The Professional Insurance Wholesalers Association of New York is pleased to be able to honor Abe Snyder through the creation of the Abe Snyder Memorial Scholarship Fund. Each year, PIWA honors our scholarship winner at our Annual Dinner, and the funds raised at this event and throughout the year support the scholarship program in Abe's name.

Donate to the scholarship fund.

PIWA Hotline case summary

Milt Thurm, Esq has provided a case study of a recent court decision regarding a wholesale broker and a retail broker which involved the E&O risks for activities of an employee performed on behalf of his employer. To read the case summary, click here.

PIWA announces officer and director nominees

In accordance with the bylaws of the Professional Insurance Wholesalers Association of New York, the following directors have been nominated for a two-year term, expiring in 2016:

Two new directors have been nominated for a two-year term, expiring in 2016:

The slate of officers for the 2014-15 term are as follows:

The aforementioned candidates will be voted on by the membership at the annual meeting on Nov. 5, 2014, in New York City. Any member wishing to propose an independent nomination to the president may do so, in writing, not less than 15 days prior to the annual meeting.