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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...

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...

Impact of the New Federal Financial Regulatory Reform Law on Reinsurance and Surplus Lines Insurance, nonadmitted insurers

By SNR Denton On July 21, 2010, after several weeks of deliberations in the Senate and the House of Representatives, President Obama signed HR 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Of most importance to surplus line insurers and reinsurers, HR 4173 does not alter the...

Impact of the New Federal Financial Regulatory Reform Law on Life Insurance

By SNR Denton On July 21, 2010, after several weeks of deliberations in the Senate and the House of Representatives, President Obama signed HR 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Of most importance to life insurers, HR 4173 does not alter the current state...

Impact of the New Federal Financial Regulatory Reform Law on Risk Managers and Insurance Brokers

By SNR Denton On July 21, 2010, after several weeks of deliberations in the Senate and the House of Representatives, President Obama signed HR 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Of greatest importance to risk managers and their brokers, HR 4173: (1) creates...

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

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 the Federal Insurance Office will have to monitor...

How the Office of National Insurance Act of 2010 Threatens State Insurance Regulation

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 intrusion into the insurance industry and a likely...

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast featuring Susan Voss, President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

On this edition, LexisNexis Insurance Law Community Manager Karen Yotis talks with Susan E. Voss, Commissioner of the Iowa Insurance Division and President of the NAIC, discusses the recent commissioners conference, health care reform issues, financial services oversight, the relationship with the new...