Florida Course Approval Number: 127469
This course represents 5 Credit Hours of State Certified Continuing Education.
5 Hour General Lines Law and Ethics Update 220
Insurance Agents are entrusted by the citizens of Florida in a role of great responsibility that requires them to practice their profession in a manner that requires maintaining the highest levels of fiduciary, civic, and moral professionalism. It is incumbent upon Insurance Agents to at all times exercise their profession in a manner and conduct representative of the highest ethical standards, and to provide counsel and advice that is based on knowledge and information that is relevant as well as contemporary. As such, Insurance Agents should always be deeply versed in the professional and ethical licensing standards and requirements that are placed upon them, the organization and activity of their governing regulatory body, and legislative and/or industry trends and activities as they evolve and shape the profession and products they represent.
Through this this course, agents will get a detailed overview of pertinent laws and regulations, functions and organization of the Florida Department of Financial Services and the Office of Insurance Regulation, recent legislative and regulatory changes that have occurred, the topic and codes of ethics as it applies to their profession, disciplinary trends and cases, and other matters that are relevant to the Insurance Agent in carrying out their responsibilities.