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Insurance Institute of Ontario – Ethics for the Modern Broker Webinar

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by Insurance Institute of Ontario
September 19, 2019

Brokers are trusted by both insurers and consumers, and rely on word of mouth for success.Having a reputation for being ethical is essential.

In this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn how to identify and address ethical dilemmas, while earning your Ethics CE credit requirement.

A reputation for being knowledgeable, professional and trustworthy is an invaluable asset in serving clients and building your book of business. The Broker Code of Conduct exists to detail and remind brokers of their duties upholding high standards.But what happens when ethical dilemmas do arise? How do you identify one?And what should you do about it?

This webinar will give you a brief introduction into business ethics before exploring the integral connection between ethics and insurance—in the context of the role of the broker.

You’ll leave this session being able to:

– Describe the link between ethics and insurance
– Describe what influences ethical behavior
– Identify a potential ethical dilemma
– Explain how they can be solved

With these skills, you’ll be able to use professional standards for brokers to further develop your career and business.

Webinar Presenter
Patrick Ballantyne, CEO
Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO)

Before Patrick was appointed CEO of RIBO in January 2016, he served as RIBO’s General Counsel from February 2005. Prior to that, Patrick was a regulatory consultant, assisting financial industry participants to restructure their regulatory compliance regimes in response to audits by regulators. He has also served as Director, Regulatory and Market Policy with the Toronto Stock Exchange, Vice-president, Regulation for the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC), and Counsel with the Law Society of Upper Canada. Patrick is a graduate of the University of Windsor and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1987.

This is a Member Bonus webinar, so it’s complimentary for Members.

Not a member? No problem! As a special one-time offer, we’re pleased to offer you access to this Member Bonus webinar for just $50. If you’d like, you can become a member now for $105 (hst included) and you get it for free, alongside all of our other membership benefits.

Continuing Education Accreditation:
Ontario: 1 RIBO hour Ethics

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