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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Surety & Fidelity Weekly newsletter »
The Surety & Fidelity Weekly newsletter is published every Monday. The newsletter provides valuable information regar...
Monday, April 20, 2020
SFAA Requests Chief Acquisition Officers Council to Provide Flexibilities for Signatures ... »
SFAA Requests Chief Acquisition Officers Council to Provide Flexibilities for Signatures and Seals on Federal Surety Bonds...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
2020 Bond Obligee Guide updated »
This guide is designed to serve obligees who may want to verify the authenticity of surety bonds that they are being aske...
Friday, April 10, 2020
SFAA Joins Construction Coalition in Request to Further Clarify Construction as Essential ... »
SFAA Joins Construction Coalition in Request to Further Clarify Construction as Essential Infrastructure April...
Monday, April 6, 2020
GSA Office Issues Memo Allowing e-Signatures and Waiving Seal Requirement »
GSA Office of Governmentwide Policy Issues Memo Allowing for e-Signatures and Waiving the Seal Requirement  ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
New Step by Step Guidance for Small Business Contractors Seeking SBA Loans »
Small Business Loan Resources Included In CARES Act Last week Congress approved a $2 Trillion legislative package (CA...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
SFAA Office Status and Business Continuity Plans »
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, like all other insurance and financial industry trade associations in Washington, SF...
Friday, February 21, 2020
SFAA Submits Comments on Treasury’s Request for Information »
SFAA submits comments on Treasury’s Request for Information regarding potential changes to how the Bureau of the Fiscal Se...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
2019 Construction Executive Contractors’ Guide to Surety Bonding »
17th Annual Contractors' Guide to Surety Bonding - November 2019 View pr...
Monday, September 30, 2019
SFAA Pitches College Students on Surety and Fidelity Careers »
“I see something new every day.” SFAA pitches college students on surety and fidelity careers SFAA participat...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
ENR Surety Section posted »
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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
SFAA Newsletter posted - July/August 2018 Edition »
The 2018 July/August Edition of the SFAA Newsletter has been posted .  Beginning this year, each Newsletter will b...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Treasury Department, Circular 570, Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds list updated »
The U.S. Treasury Department has issued its annual update to Circular 570 for 2018. Treasury reports the following updates...
Thursday, June 21, 2018
SFAA Newsletter posted - Special 2018 Annual Meeting Edition »
The Special Edition of the 2018 Annual Meeting SFAA Newsletter has been posted .  Read about updates from the Boar...
Monday, June 18, 2018
SFAA Newsletter posted - May/June 2018 Edition »
The 2018 May/June Edition of the SFAA Newsletter has been posted .  Beginning this year, each Newsletter will be a...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Opinion: Licensing and Bonding Just Make More Sense »
In April 2017, a cosmetologist in Houston was charged with practicing medicine without a license. The Harris County Distri...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Surety Industry Tops $9 Trillion in Protection »
For the second year in a row, the surety industry experienced record growth. In 2017, the direct premium written increased...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Carillion’s Collapse and Why Bonding Matters »
The collapse of the U.K. construction giant Carillion sent shockwaves throughout the global markets and prompted an immedi...
Monday, October 2, 2017
Congratulations to The Surety Foundation’s 2017 Intern/Scholars »
Congratulations to The Surety Foundation ’s 2017 Intern/Scholars:...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Survey of Bond Requirements for Mortgage Brokers and Lenders updated »
Survey of Bond Requirements for Mortgage Brokers and Lenders updated...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
SFAA General Counsel Robert Duke discusses social engineering scams and changes to crime policy »
    Social engineering scams prompt coverage litigation, crime policy changes By Erin Ayers, Advis...
Friday, July 28, 2017
Governing Handbook: Guide to Financial Literacy, P3 Governance - Ensuring P3's are Built to Last »
Governing Handbook:  Guide to Financial Literacy, P3 Governance - Ensuring Public-Private Partnerships are Built to Last
Thursday, January 26, 2017
SFAA Partners with Governing Institute on Groundbreaking Publication »
  A Government Leader's Guide to Bonds Using Surety and Fidelity Bonds to Protect Taxp...
Monday, May 9, 2016
Mentoring Quick Guide available for Members »
The Mentoring Quick Guide  was developed by the SFAA Diversity & Human Resources Advisory Committee , Learnin...
Friday, June 6, 2014
Diversity Milestone Reached - Comprehensive Industry Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Toolkit Posted »
Milestone Reached in Industry Diversity & Inclusion Journey - The comprehensive industry Diversity & Inclusion St...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Congratulations to The Surety Foundation’s 2016-17 Intern/Scholars »
The Surety Foundation is a charitable organization founded to increase diversity within the surety and fidelity industry....
Monday, July 18, 2016
XBRL Webinar »
  On May 19, 2016, a webinar was held on the XBRL data standard for the Work in Process statement pil...
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Individual Surety Files for Bankruptcy »
For a number of years, Edmund C. Scarborough aggressively promoted bonds on which he was an individual surety. The bonds a...

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