Complying with IT

Chordas, Lori
December 2009
Best's Review;Dec2009, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p52
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the significant of information technology (IT) in carrier and agents' tool belts for state and federal regulatory compliance in the U.S. According to Celent Senior Analyst Mike Fitzgerald, compliance technologies help insurers in agent licensing, legal/house counsel operations management, and insurance product filings. A Garner Inc. survey revealed the responsibility of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 for 5,000-20,000 hours in 48% of IT shops annually.


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