C.A. Shea Surety Relationships

Posted on: January 17th, 2018 • In Bond Spotlight

We are pleased to announce that C.A. Shea has entered into relationships with Berkshire Hathaway and XL Catlin. In our efforts to provide the highest level of service and expertise, C.A. Shea & Company, Inc. has working relationships with the following surety groups: AIG– Surety Arch Insurance Company Argo Surety

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Customs “Bad Address” Policy – Why a Current Address is so Important.

Posted on: January 17th, 2018 • In Bonds

It has become ever more important for bond principals to keep their Customs bonds up to date.  In the last few years, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has initiated a number of policies that can have a serious effect on your client’s ability to operate.  One of the most consequential

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How to Update Names & Addresses on File with CBP

Posted on: January 17th, 2018 • In Bonds

Before eBond went into effect, an entity’s name and/or address on file with CBP for a continuous bond could only be updated by filing a rider along with the 5106 form.  Neither the address, nor the name, could be changed without the consent and formal acknowledgement by the principal and

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The Freeze Program for Addresses

Posted on: January 17th, 2018 • In Bonds

Given the impact that incorrect information on file with CBP can have, it is important that brokers and principals be aware of the options available to them.  One such option is the “Freeze Program,” which CBP has had in effect for many years, which could help the principal control the

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