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Bolton Foundation wraps a successful year of fundraising for nonprofits with 'Granting Holiday Wishes'

PASADENA, California - A year of successful fundraising came to a festive close for the Bolton Foundation during its third annual "Granting Holiday Wishes," where $50,000 in grants were awarded to five select nonprofit organizations for making a positive impact within the communities they serve...

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Bolton & Company earns Insurance Journal's "Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies" distinction

Pasadena, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately owned insurance brokers, has been named among the nation's top independent property and casualty firms by Insurance Journal...

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Continued growth elevates Bolton & Company's standing among nation's largest brokers

Pasadena, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately-owned insurance brokers, has once again raised its standing on the Business Insurance list of the 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business...

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Bolton Foundation 'Throw Down' raises over $91k for local nonprofits

PASADENA, California - The Bolton Foundation, philanthropic arm of California-based insurance broker Bolton & Company, recently raised more than $91,000 for local nonprofit organizations during its signature "Throw Down" cornhole tournament at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

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Industry News

IRS Updates Q&As on ACA Reporting - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Compliance Officer 12/29/16: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated and expanded its questions and answers regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements. The following information is included in the Q&As;...

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Medicare Changes for 2017 - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Compliance Officer 12/27/16: Every year Medicare deductibles and co-payments are adjusted to reflect inflation...

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DOL Issues Final Regulations on Disability Claims - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Compliance Officer 12/22/16: The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued final regulations on claim procedures for plans providing disability benefits. The final rule revises the current rules primarily by adopting certain procedural protections and safeguards for disability benefit claims that are currently applicable to claims for group health benefits pursuant to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The major provisions of the final...

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21st Century Cures Act Includes Benefit-Related Provisions - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Compliance Officer 12/20/16: President Obama has signed the 21st Century Cures Act, which includes a number of benefit-related provisions, in addition to providing funding for medical research, mental health resources and other provisions...

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Upcoming Events

Bolton Events
Beyond the Bar, Top Tips for Ensuring Cyber Compliance for Law Firms January 18, 2017 — Beyond the Bar Educational Series for Law Firms: Top Tips for Ensuring Cyber Compliance, Mitigating Risk of Breach & Post Breach Obligations. Location: InterContinental Los Angeles/Century City. Speakers: Wendy Wen Yun Chung & Cassidy Chivers from Hinshaw & Culbertson and John Garner from Bolton & Company. California ethics credit is presumptively approved through Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, an MCLE Approved Provider of the State Bar of California. Complimentary Seminar, REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Employment Law Update 2017 February 2017 — Presented by Beth Schroeder of Lathrop & Gage LLP. This seminar is being offered on February 1st at the DoubleTree Los Angeles-Norwalk and on February 14th at the Hilton Glendale. As usual, California & local legislators were busy making changes to our employment laws for 2017. In addition to all the activity on a local level, the California and federal courts handed down several decisions in 2016 that impact how employers handle day to day decisions in the upcoming year. On top of that, it remains to be seen how the new Trump Administration may affect our business operations here in the golden state of California. This seminar is free of charge. Seating is limited. Pending approval for HRCI credits. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

BAN Webinar: HIPAA Privacy Overview February 8, 2017 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. Stacy Barrow, Esq. will provide webinar attendees with an overview of HIPAA'S Privacy Rule, the types of entities subject to HIPAA, penalties for violations and select topics in HIPAA privacy, including Business Associates and Breach Notification. Learn more about what information is protected and the permitted uses of disclosures of PHI under HIPAA. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Employment Law Update 2017 February 14, 2017 — Presented by Beth Schroeder of Lathrop & Gage LLP. This seminar is being offered on February 1st at DoubleTree Los Angeles - Norwalk and on February 14th at the Hilton Glendale. As usual, California & local legislators were busy making changes to our employment laws for 2017. In addition to all the activity on a local level, the California and federal courts handed down several decisions in 2016 that impact how employers handle day to day decisions in the upcoming year. On top of that, it remains to be seen how the new Trump Administration may affect our business operations here in the golden state of California. This seminar is free of charge. Seating is limited. Pending approval for HRCI credits. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

BAN Webinar: HR Trends March 8, 2017 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. In the ever-changing world of HR Trends, Bobbi Kloss presents current information on non-traditional benefits, LOA practices, EEOC and the DOL. Educate yourself on top trends in Human Capital Management (HCM), and what should you be focusing on for your workforce needs. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Who We Are


Bolton & Company is one of the nation's largest employee-owned insurance brokers, providing clients worldwide with insurance and risk management services, employee benefits and financial products.

For over 75 years, Bolton has been recognized for its professionalism, integrity and commitment to excellence in customer service and risk management. Read More »

Bolton Facts


  • Headquartered in Pasadena, CA
  • Established in 1931
  • Privately held, ESOP-Owned
  • Licensed in all states
  • 1,300+ clients
  • Insurance Journal - Top 100 Independent
    Brokers
  • Business Insurance - Top 100 Brokers
  • Best Practices Agency by the Independent
    Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA)

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