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Published Articles

Issue Number
2017-7
2017-6
2017-5
2017-4
2017-3
2017-2
2017-1
2016-12
2016-11
2016-10
2016-9
2016-8
2016-7
2016-6
2016-5
2016-4
2016-3
2016-2
2016-1
2015-4
2015-3
2015-2
2015-1
2014-8
2014-7
2014-6
2014-5
2014-4
2014-3
2014-2
2014-1
2013-5
2013-4
2013-3
2013-2
2013-1
2012-6
2012-5
2012-4
2012-3
2012-2
2012-1
2011-4
2011-3
2011-2
2011-1
2010-5
2010-4
2010-3
2010-2
2010-1
2009-5
2009-4
2009-3
2009-2
2009-1


Title
Trying to Serve Multiple Masters
Social Media Do’s and Don’ts (Published with Author’s Permission)
Are You Qualified to give Legal Advice?
Consider Mediation, Not Litigation (Published with Author’s Permission)
Considerations when hiring a Business Coach (Published with Author’s Permission)
I Executed a Bad Agreement–What to Do?
2017 Virginia General Assembly and You – a few basics
Do You Solemnly Swear…(Published with Author’s Permission)
Can I Legally Pay A Referral Fee to Someone Who is Not A Licensed Insurance Agent?
Refresh Your Document
Trials and Tribulations (and a little advice) in Selling Your Insurance Agency (Published with Author’s Permission)
Can I Protect My Customer Lists?
Exiting The Working World
Designated Licensed Producer
Registered Agent Service in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Non-Compete Agreements: Sword and Shield (Published with Author’s Permission)
Had Enough? (Published with Author’s Permission)
Effectively Using An Employee Handbook
Don’t Jeopardize Your Livelihood By Acting Like A Turtle
Intellectual Property
Agency Security Program
Summertime Is Over
Employee Manual Check Up for Your Business
Why Use a Website Disclaimer?
What in the World is Crowdfunding?
Tips for Hiring a Professional
Liability and Workplace Drug Abuse
Health Insurance Navigation for Insurance Agents
What to expect when you’re expecting… to go to the Virginia General Assembly
Corporate Annual Checkup

Follow the Money to Establish an Agency Relationship
Someone Stole My Company
What happens to your Agency when you lose your insurance agent’s license?
When the Sheriff pushes through your door, will you be ready?
What it Means to be Regulated
Due Diligence Employment Issues
Certificates of Insurance 103
Would the Absence of Non-Compete Agreements Impact Your Business?
The Twelve Hour Email Rule: Can You Live Without It?
Certificates of Insurance 102
Corporate Books and Records
Certificates of Insurance 101
Diligence Pays Off
Recycling Old Legal Documents
Knowing the Value of your Business: Part 1
WHEN THE GOVERNMENT REGULATOR COMES TO VISIT
Form Agreements: WARNING! One Size Does Not Fit All!
So You Are Getting a Divorce?
The Law – A Moving Target!
Review the deal BEFORE the honey moon is over!
Details of the Deal
With Whom Are You Really Doing Business?
You Can’t Just Walk Away
The Value of Restrictive Covenants
Getting Your Business House in Order: Tips to Begin 2009


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Fateen Moussa, LUTCF, CLTC
Immediate Past President, National Association for Insurance & Financial Advisors, NAIFA, Virginia
And Former President, NAIFA Northern Virginia