L’Unique Assurances générales certified CSIO level 3 in the brokerage network

Quebec City, September 13 – L'Unique has achieved Level 3 certification by completing the CSIO Commercial Lines Certification Program in collaboration with its partner Applied Systems Canada. From now on, the insurer will leverage a standardized data set to achieve faster workflows enabling instant quoting for brokers. The streamlined instant quote process enables brokers to obtain quotes in Policy Works in seconds, rather than days.

"For us at L'Unique, it's important to invest in the development of technological skills in order to offer the best tools to our broker network," said Magalie Malenfant, Regional Vice President, Business Development at L'Unique. "The simplicity and efficiency of the service enable us to improve the service we offer our customers," she adds.

L'Unique has met the requirements of all three levels of the certification program:

  • Level I (Foundation)
  • Level II (Verified)
  • Level III (Certified)

By completing this program, L'Unique has demonstrated its commitment to implementing the CSIO's Commercial Lines Data Standards to create greater value for its brokers, partners and customers.

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Applied automates the commercial lines underwriting process between brokerages and insurers through a modern, standards-based data exchange. Brokers can submit one underwriting application to multiple insurers, eliminating the need to re-enter data into insurers' portals. Insurers can then identify and simplify the most suitable P&C insurances from quotation to confirmation, speeding up response times to commercial quotes and increasing brokers' confidence in presenting their choice of commercial products.

About L'Unique General Insurance

L'Unique Assurances Générales was founded in 1978. Since 2004, it has been a member of the La Capitale group (now merged with SSQ insurance to form Beneva). Through its extensive network of independent brokers, L'Unique distributes a complete range of general insurance and surety products. With its in-depth knowledge of the Quebec market, L'Unique provides brokers across the province with the products and tools they need to ensure quality service to policyholders.

About Applied Systems

Applied Systems is the world's leading provider of cloud-based software serving the insurance industry. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and a leader in innovation, Applied is the world's largest provider of insurance practice and brokerage management systems, serving customers in the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied's people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.

About the Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)

CSIO is Canada's national standards association for property and casualty insurers, suppliers and over 38,000 brokers. It is committed to finding innovative solutions that deliver the best insurance experience in Canada by overseeing the development, implementation and maintenance of standards and technology solutions, such as eDocs, My Proof of Insurance and eSignatures. In addition, CSIO operates the industry's broker network service. CSIO's XML standards are licensed by ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development). For more information, visit csio.com.