2017 Law and Ethics Update: Life, Health and Variable Annuities (215)

This course is approved for the 5-hour law and ethics update requirement for Florida-licensed life, health and variable annuity insurance agents (5-215).

This course provides an overview of how the insurance industry is regulated in Florida and takes an in-depth look at the licensing, advertising, recordkeeping, and continuing education requirements that apply to agents, insurers, and insurance agencies. It also highlights different actions that violate the state’s laws against unfair or deceptive practices and discusses recent examples of individuals and entities against which disciplinary action has been taken. The course offers an overview of recent regulatory changes, including the DOL fiduciary rule. Finally, the course explains some of the new initiatives the regulatory agencies in the state have implemented to improve communication with and to better serve the needs of both agents and the general public.

The course includes the following chapters:

  • Florida’s Insurance Rules and Regulations
  • Agents’ Ethical Duties
  • Insurance Law and Updates 
  • Disciplinary and Industry Trends