Commercial Surety Seminar
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Commercial Surety Seminar

 Export to Your Calendar 10/12/2020 to 10/16/2020
When: October 12-16, 2020
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Eastern)
Where: Virtual seminar
United States
Contact: Stephen Taylor

Online registration is available until: 10/9/2020
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SFAA is offering two concurrent seminars designed for the entry level and intermediate level surety professional.

The Fundamentals of Commercial Surety Seminar is a 12-hour program over 4 days. The program will provide both an overview and detail regarding the commercial surety line of business. The Seminar will provide the entry level surety professional (up to 3 years of experience) with information and underwriting considerations regarding the many types of commercial surety bonds. Underwriting issues will include topics such as bond language evaluation, financial analysis, collateral and indemnity. The Seminar also will include a session on marketing commercial surety. Instruction will be supplemented with interactive case studies. The cost is $325 for Members.

The Intermediate Level Commercial Surety Seminar is a 12-hour program over 4 days. The program will provide in depth treatment of a variety of topics suitable for the seasoned commercial surety professional (over 3 years of experience). Sessions will feature presentations and discussions on topics such as reinsurance, taking indemnity and collateral, and navigating the bankruptcy of your bond principal. The Seminar also will address specialized bonds such as customs bonds, reclamation bonds, and workers’ compensation self-insurance bonds. Instruction will be supplemented with interactive case studies regarding claims under a commercial surety bond. The cost is $325 for Members.

On the last day of the Seminar, Friday, October 16, 2020, there will be Special Session on the Impact of COVID-19. This session will be led by an economist and involve a discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the various non-construction economic sectors and industries. After the discussion and a Question and Answer session, there will be networking opportunity for all Seminar participants.The SFAA, with the Commercial Surety Advisory Committee Education Subcommittee, is holding the 2020 Commercial Surety Seminar virtually online.

NOTE: The Friday session is included at no extra charge for Members who sign up for the Commercial Surety Seminar Fundamentals or Intermediate course.  Non-Seminar participants may join the Friday session for $50.

Please note that the first day of the Seminars is October 12th which is Columbus Day.  Information to connect to the Virtual Seminar will be sent to the registrants closer to the event.


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