Is International Coordination of Insurance on the Horizon?

By Thomas E. Hampton, Senior Advisor, SNR Denton, 202-408-6401, thampton@sonnenschein.com As the United States economy slowly recovers from the 2008 recession, the focus of Capitol Hill has turned to the Wall Street financial institutions, many of whom needed Washington to provide them capital for...

Language on Authority of New Federal Insurance Office Agreed to by Drafters of the House and Senate Financial Reform Bill

Late last week, the House and Senate drafters of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (H.R. 4173) came to final compromise on the language creating the first ever office in the federal government that is focused on the insurance industry called the Federal Insurance Office (the...

House-Senate Conferees Agree on Language for New Federal Insurance Office Authority-Download Federal Insurance Office Act of 2010

Late last week, the House and Senate drafters of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (H.R. 4173) came to final compromise on the language creating the first ever office in the federal government that is focused on the insurance industry called the Federal Insurance Office (the...

Reed Smith LLP on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act's Effect on the Insurance Industry

By Paul R. Walker-Bright, Partner, Reed Smith LLP In his commentary, “Reed Smith LLP on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s Affect on the Insurance Industry” Paul Walker-Bright states that on July 15, 2010 the United States Senate passed the “Dodd...

Federal Insurance Office and Future Federal Regulation of Insurance - the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

By Paul R. Walker-Bright, Partner, Reed Smith LLP In his commentary, “Reed Smith LLP on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s Affect on the Insurance Industry” Paul Walker-Bright states that on July 15, 2010 the United States Senate passed the “Dodd...

Building Bridges or a Bridge to Nowhere?: The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on Insurance

By Carrie E. Cope, Shareholder, Schuyler Roche & Crisham, P.C. At one point or another, the availability of insurance has a substantial, and sometimes dramatic, impact on our lives. At the consumer level, it can mean the affordability of life-saving surgery or the accessibility of a home...

Dodd-Frank's Impact - Federal Insurance Office and State Regulation: Bridges to Nowhere or Building a Bridge?

By Carrie E. Cope, Shareholder, Schuyler Roche & Crisham, P.C. At one point or another, the availability of insurance has a substantial, and sometimes dramatic, impact on our lives. At the consumer level, it can mean the affordability of life-saving surgery or the accessibility of a home mortgage...