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How the Office of National Insurance Act of 2010 Threatens State Insurance Regulation
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by Karl Rubinstein

By Karl L. Rubinstein 1 Title V of the new Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) is named the “Federal Insurance Office Act of 2010.” Several provisions of Title V---foreshadow massive federal... Read More

What Will 2014 Bring For the Insurance Industry?
Posted on 11 Mar 2014 by DLA Piper

The tectonic plates of insurance regulation are shifting – with reverberations across the industry. The industry is also faced with significant commercial pressures, including a flood of third-party capital; persistent historically low investment... Read More

Regulation of Reinsurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 78
Posted on 3 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Kimberly M Welsh, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, RGA The following chapter discusses important principles of reinsurance regulation today. It begins in Section 78.01 with an overview of the regulatory framework for reinsurers and... Read More

Regulation of Reinsurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 78
Posted on 3 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Kimberly M Welsh, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, RGA The following chapter discusses important principles of reinsurance regulation today. It begins in Section 78.01 with an overview of the regulatory framework for reinsurers and... Read More

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast featuring Paul Walker-Bright of Reed Smith on the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on the U.S. Insurance Industry
Posted on 2 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, Paul Walker-Bright of Reed Smith in Chicago discusses the provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act that deal with or affect the insurance industry, aspects of the industry that may be exempt from Act's insurance provisions and the authority... Read More

Reed Smith LLP on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act's Effect on the Insurance Industry
Posted on 22 Jul 2010 by Paul Walker-Bright

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... Read More

Veach on Insurance Regulatory Work
Posted on 26 Apr 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

(Please visit the site to view this video) Has the atmosphere surrounding government regulatory relationship work changed? See what Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass partner James Veach had to say in this clip, produced by HB Litigation Conferences... Read More

Veach on Working with Insurance Commissioners
Posted on 3 May 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

(Please visit the site to view this video) Will it get easier to work with 50 sets of insurance regulations and 50 state insurance commissioners? See what Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass partner James Veach had to say in this clip, produced by... Read More

Is International Coordination of Insurance on the Horizon?
Posted on 8 Apr 2010 by Thomas E. Hampton

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... Read More

TOP CASE: Federal Appeals Court Vacates Proposed Rule Calling for SEC Regulation of Fixed Index Annuities
Posted on 22 Jul 2010 by Sherilyn Pastor

By Sherilyn Pastor, Partner and Practice Group Leader, McCarter & English, LLP On July 12, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Am. Equity Inv. Life Ins. Co. v. SEC, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 14249 (D.C. Cir. July... Read More

How the Office of National Insurance Act of 2010 Threatens State Insurance Regulation
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by Karl Rubinstein

By Karl L. Rubinstein 1 Title V of the new Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) is named the “Federal Insurance Office Act of 2010.” Several provisions of Title V---foreshadow massive federal... Read More

Building Bridges or a Bridge to Nowhere?: The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on Insurance
Posted on 17 Aug 2010 by Carrie E. Cope

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... Read More

State Regulators Receive High Marks In IMF FSAP Assessment Of U.S. Insurance Sector
Posted on 20 May 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON , D.C. - The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) received high marks from the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). The Detailed Assessment Report indicates an overall high... Read More