New Appleman Insurance Law and Practice Guide, 34.07 Consider the Influence of Federal Regulation

One of the 45 chapters in the new edition of the New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide is "Understanding Life Insurance" by Richard J. Cohen and Daniel W. Gerber of Goldberg Segalla LLP. Section 34.07 of that chapter considers the influence of federal regulation on insurance. It is...

New York Seeks Comments On Discretionary Clause Draft

By Allison Bell, SENIOR EDITOR/WEB EDITOR, National Underwriter Life & Health. Empire State regulators have posted a version of a proposed regulation that would prohibit annuity issuers and life and health insurers in the state from using contracts that include discretionary clauses. The New...

IIPRC Product Standards

By Cande Olsen, Vice President, Actuarial Resources Corporation of Georgia Introduction This article will explain how the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission (IIPRC or the Commission) product standards development process works, and will then give some important highlights...

5 Simple Keys To Making An Interstate Insurance Compact Filing

By: Sean Cox, First Consulting & Administration, Inc. Have you been thinking about using the Interstate Insurance Compact to file your Life or Annuity product? Are you curious what is involved in making the actual filing? The following article will describe some tips for successfully submitting...

Unpaid Insurance Benefits Issues Continue to Intensify

By Phil Stano, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Attention to unclaimed property issues affecting life insurance companies – including issues relating to unpaid life insurance and annuity benefits – has significantly escalated in recent weeks, due to regulatory actions, media...