Underwriters Association


  • A group of individuals, which can be regional or national in scope, who work together to provide ongoing education and maintain professional standards for underwriters in a certain field. Most, but not all, underwriters associations are non-profit, and they provide underwriters opportunities for networking and career development.

underwriting group

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) Acronym, Canada, Very Important,
    • A designation for professionals working in the casualty and property insurance industry.
    See also Fellow, Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP).
  • Chartered Insurance Professionals' Society (CIP Society) Company,
    • An society for FCIP and CIP graduates.
  • Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter Definition,
    • A designation for professionals working in the property and casualty insurance and/or risk management fields.
  • Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC) Company Est. 1899, Canada,
    • A group of insurance professionals who work together to provide education and training programs, professional development, and networking for students and insurance professionals.
  • Lloyd's of London Company,
    • A market for insurance and reinsurance based in London, England where Lloyd's members, underwriters and financial backers can spread and share risk.
  • Lloyd's Syndicates Definition,
    • A group of Lloyd's of London underwriters.
  • Reciprocal Insurance Exchange Definition,
    • A group of individuals, firms and corporations that mutually insure each other.
  • Underwriter Definition,
    • An entity that issues and distributes financial products including equity capital, credit, mortgages, and insurance.
  • Underwriting Guide Definition,
    • The rules and guidelines an underwriter must follow while writing policies.
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