The Office of General Counsel issued the following opinion on August 24, 2004, representing the position of the New York State Insurance Department.

Re: Certain Requirements for Multi-Year Service Fee Agreements

The New York State Insurance Department's current position regarding the requirements for multi-year service fee agreements remains consistent with the opinion articulated in the Counsel's Corner of the Department's May/June 1998 issue of The Bulletin. For additional opinions concerning multi-year service fee agreements and other matters, please see the Insurance Department's web site at:

For further information you may contact Senior Attorney Kristian Earl Lynch at the New York City Office.