In addition to efforts to secure passage in Congress of legislation reforming and modernizing regulation of the surplus insurance market, NAPSLO representatives said several state issues are also on the group’s legislative agenda for 2009.

One issue will be resolving problems created for the E&S insurance industry segment by the Essex v. Zota Florida Supreme Court decision, which seems to make the surplus lines industry subject to the section of the Florida Insurance Code that regulates insurance contracts and forms.

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