Insurance Industry
Regulatory Affairs & Compliance

Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation, commonly referred to as the OIR, is part of the Florida Department of Financial Services is responsible for the regulation of insurance companies in the State of Florida. McFarlane Laws Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Division is under the supervision of Matthew T. Jones, Esq., who has served in various capacities in the insurance industry such as President, Vice President and General Counsel of a Florida domestic property and casualty and workers compensation insurance company, Third Party Claims Administrator and Managing General Underwriter for over the last twenty years can assist your company with their compliance requirements in the State of Florida.

McFarlane Law can assist insurance carriers and self-insureds navigate through Florida’s convoluted statutes, rules and regulations as they apply to insurance carrier operations and the relevant line of business written by the carrier.  The Firm can assist insurance companies with their compliance duties and responsibilities required by the OIR for doing business in the state of Florida with a focus on proper claims handling and underwriting requirements including but not limited to: 

  • Managing General Agency Operations
  • Claims Administration and Best Practices
  • Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair or Deceptive Acts
  • Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law
  • Required Coverages
  • Notice of Cancellation
  • OIR Marker Conduct Examinations
  • Responding to OIR Inquiries
  • Limiting Bad Faith
  • Consumer Complaints
  • Insurer Anti-Fraud Investigative Units
  • Licensing Agents & Adjusters