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Fast 5 minute E&O application process.

Errors and Omissions Insurance for:

Registered Investment Advisors

  • • Extended Tail Coverage
  • • Preferred Risk Rates
  • • Easy Online Process
  • • A Rated Carriers
  • • Sponsor Group Rates
  • • Instant Proof of Insurance
Select a plan below


Limits** Ethics.net (NEA)
Membership Fee*
Cost includes
NEA membership
NEA Member Fee Disclosure
*For non-members of the National Ethics Association (NEA), there is an annual membership fee of $156 that is collected by Mercer Consumer and forwarded to NEA for your convenience. This annual fee covers your membership in the NEA which is required to participate in this group policy offering and is not part of the insurance transaction. You may also join NEA directly at www.ethics.net and then return and pay the insurance premium only by verifying your membership upon checkout. Program Administered by Mercer Consumer, a service of Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC | In CA d/b/a Mercer Health & Benefits Insurance Services LLC | AR Ins. Lic. #303439 | CA Ins. Lic. #0G39709

** $15,000,000 total Master Policy aggregate for all Non-New York Insureds.


Limits** Ethics.net (NEA)
Membership Fee
** $15,000,000 total Master Policy aggregate for all Non-New York Insureds.

Policy Highlights

Review the Complete Preferred Risk E&O Insurance for RIA Agents Specimen Policy here: RIA Agents Policy Specimen PDF


Provides protection for your liability for wrongful acts in the rendering of or failure to render professional services. This includes (but is not limited to) services provided in the capacity as a Registered Investment Advisor or Investment Advisor Representative and only to the extent that the Registered Investment Advisor or Investment Advisor Representative has the appropriate license in both the Client’s resident state or jurisdiction and the state or jurisdiction in which the business is conducted.

Plan Eligibility:

Coverage is subject to favorably answering all qualifying questions on the application.

Limits of Liability:

Silver Plan

$1,000,000 each claim

$1,000,000 in the aggregate

Gold Plan

$2,000,000 each claim

$2,000,000 in the aggregate

Platinum Plan

$2,000,000 each claim

$3,000,000 in the aggregate

$15,000,000 total Master Policy aggregate for all non-New York Insureds


$500 Each Claim for Life, Accident, Health Insurance, LTC Products (that does not require a securities license)

$2,500 Each Claim for Fixed or Indexed Annuities, Disability Income

$5,000 Each Claim for Variable Annuities/Variable Insurance (that requires a securities license), Mutual Funds, All other Securities

Additional Features Include:

  • Competitive rates
  • Prior Acts Coverage going back to the first continuous E&O policy subject to policy provisions
  • Coverage for any corporation, partnership, or other business entity owned or controlled by an Insured for rendering or failing to render Professional Services
  • Individual Annual policy term
  • An unlimited extended reporting period at no additional charge subject to policy provisions
  • Quick and easy online enrollment with certificate available online upon satisfactory confirmation of premium payment
  • Quick and easy online certificate renewal
  • Coverage extended to spouses, domestic partners, estates, heirs or legal representatives for claims arising out of their status as such
  • Secretarial, clerical and administrative personnel are insured if acting on behalf of the insured

Underwritten by:

Continental Casualty Company (CNA)

  • $8.9 billion in revenues
  • 100+ years in business
  • 7,600 employees
  • U.S., Canada and International Operations
  • “A” rated for financial strength by A.M. Best
  • 7th largest U.S. commercial lines insurer*
  • Invested Assets of $45.5 billion
  • Statutory surplus of $10.6 billion**
  • 1 million business and professional policyholders
*Based on 2010 Net Written Premium, A.M. Best
** Continental Casualty Company

Administered by:

Mercer Consumer, a service of Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC. Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset—their people. Mercer’s 20,500+ employees are based in more than 40 countries. Mercer is a wholly subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions

P.O. Box 8146
Des Moines, IA 50306-8146
Phone: 1-866-795-2041
Fax: 1-515-243-2331

This highlights sheet, which has been prepared by Mercer Consumer, contains a summary of the insurance policy provisions. In the instance of conflict between this sheet and the actual Policy, the Policy language will prevail and control. See the Policy for complete list of coverage and exclusions at www.eoforless.com.


One or more of the CNA companies provide the products and/or services described. The information is intended to present a general overview for illustrative purposes only. It is not intended to constitute a binding contract. Please remember that only the relevant insurance policy can provide the actual terms, coverages, amounts, conditions and exclusions for an insured. All products and services may not be available in all states and may be subject to change without notice. CNA is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation. Copyright © CNA. All rights reserved.

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