TOPIC: Business Banking

Insurance Referrals - commercial customers

SVP at a bank ($2.9BUSA)
I am looking to see how others handle referral incentives to employees when referring a customer for commercial insurance to a third party arrangement/affiliate. 

We have one person at the bank that handles all commercial insurance referrals where they then connect the customer to our third party insurance company (no true affiliation, just a 3rd party agreement). Years ago, we had an examiner tell us for this type of referral, we have to limit the incentive to the referring employee because it falls under NDIP and insurance rules. We are ONLY referring commercial customers for commercial insurance (general liability, casualty, D&O etc).

Nowhere in any of the NDIP and insurance rules do I see commercial customers and commercial insurance falling within the scope. I think the examiners misunderstood our relationship (before I was here) and I am potentially going to give the OK for them to increase the referral incentive for employees.

 thanks!

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