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Coffee & Conversation - Contract Surety Bonding 101

posted on April 23, 2018


We are happy to be holding a Coffee & Conversation session on May 16 in partnership with the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia. The topic for the session is : Contract Surety Bonding 101

Are you someone who deals with contractors on a day to day basis? This seminar will help insurance professionals deal with questions that can arise involving surety and be better prepared when looking to secure business partnerships with contracting firms.

Designed to give a basic understanding of the differences between Surety and Insurance and the underwriting requirements for new and existing surety accounts, this presentation will discuss the following points:

 What is Surety?

 Types of Bonds

 Construction Timeline

 Submission Requirements

 Underwriting Considerations



Speaker: Doug Wilson, CIP – Sovereign General Insurance

Doug is the Contract Surety Manager for Atlantic Canada. Prior to joining Sovereign, his 30 years experience in the industry included The Guarantee Company of North America, Zurich Insurance and Canadian Surety. He is a past CIP instructor for the Insurance Institute of NS teaching Principles & Practice of Insurance of Surety Bond courses.


To register, please CLICK HERE

You can join the session via webinar ( $40+HST )




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