Unica Insurance Obtains CSIO Certification for Commercial Lines eDocs

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Toronto, ON (Sept. 24, 2015) – The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) is pleased to announce that Unica Insurance has obtained CSIO Certification for Commercial Lines eDocs.

�Unica is proud to receive CSIO�s formal recognition of our Commercial eDocs solution through the CSIO Certification program,� states Martin Delage, President and COO at Unica Insurance. �Delivering ease-of-doing-business solutions continues to be a key priority for Unica, and we see eDocs as a natural extension of that. We�ve been successfully sending Commercial eDocs to our brokers since January of this year, giving our brokers more ways to reduce paper handling and bring efficiencies to their operations.�

As a means of making business easier for commercial customers and helping brokers retain their commanding commercial market share of over 90%, CSIO has expanded its eDocs certification program to specifically certify eDocs for commercial lines.

�Unica Insurance has once again demonstrated its commitment to the Canadian market and its broker partners by obtaining CSIO Certification for Commercial Lines eDocs,� states Catherine Smola, President & CEO of CSIO. �The uniform application of commercial lines data standards is integral to ensuring the use of trusted, interoperable technology applications in the P&C industry, and I look forward to seeing many more members achieve this important certification.�

CSIO Certification is available to member companies and vendors. eDocs for personal lines has been available for certification since September 2013, with the recent additions of eDocs for commercial lines and eDelivery as the second and third business activities available for certification.

Visit csio.com/csio-certification to learn more about the CSIO Certification program

About Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)

CSIO is Canada’s industry association of property and casualty insurers, brokers and software providers. CSIO is committed to improving the efficiency and competitive position of the broker distribution channel by overseeing the development, implementation and maintenance of technology standards and solutions such as eDocs, Telematics and eSignatures. In addition, CSIO continues to maintain and operate the industry-owned EDI mail network service, CSIOnet. CSIO maintains offices in Toronto and Montreal. For more information, visit csio.com.

About Unica Insurance

Founded in 1955 and 100% Dependably Canadian�, Unica Insurance Inc. (Unica) is a subsidiary of La Capitale General Insurance, a major Canadian property & casualty insurer. From its office in Mississauga, Ontario, Unica offers innovative insurance solutions to protect consumers’ homes, vehicles and businesses. Unica strongly believes in the value the broker brings to the insurance transaction and so distributes its products exclusively through a network of professional insurance brokers throughout Ontario. For more information, please visit www.unicainsurance.com.

SOURCE: Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)