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TMCNet:  A.M. Best Launches Online SRQ

[March 15, 2017]

A.M. Best Launches Online SRQ

A.M. Best is pleased to announce that the online SRQ is now live for rated companies and groups in the United States and Canada. The online SRQ is accessible within the Client Rating Portal (portal) (portal.ambest.com), which was introduced earlier this year. The online SRQ will become live for entities outside the United States and Canada by March 31, 2017.

The online SRQ is designed for an administrator, or those who have been delegated with the administrative rights, to complete an Initial Questionnaire, which is used to suppress certain SRQ questions and exhibits that do not pertain to that particular rating unit or company. Once the Initial Questionnaire is complete, the administrator(s) is able to view all required SRQ questions and exhibits and is also able to assign access to complete specific or all SRQ questions to other individuals within their organization, as well as third-party business partners. The administrator(s) also is able to assign SRQ questions to others based on email addresses.

To assist users of the online SRQ, there are several short tutorial videos and FAQs located on the portal homepage. The brief videos provide users with an overview of the Initial Questionnaire process; demonstrate how to assign individuals access to specific or all SRQ questions; and explain how to access and submit the SRQ to A.M. Best when completed. The portal also contains a set of detailed instructions on how to complete the exhibits.

A.M. Best is requesting that administrators submit the completed filing within the portal by April 30, 2017. However, in the event there is an alternative fiscal year-end reporting date different from that of Dec. 31, 2016, the requested completion date generally is 10 weeks following the rated entity's fiscal year-end close.

Questions regarding access to the Client Rating Portal, or completing tasks within it, should be directed to A.M. Best's technical product support at +1 800 544 2378 (U.S. and Canada toll free) or +1 908 439 2000, ext. 2621 (international inquiries). For assistance via email, please send questions to technical_support@ambest.com.

A.M. Best is the world's oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source. For more information, visit www.ambest.com.

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