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NAIC Summer National Meeting Spotlights Innovation And Insurtech
In response to the accelerating pace of change, the NAIC's Summer National Meeting in Boston focused on innovation and insurtech. The different NAIC groups discussing these topics...
United States
8 Oct 2018
SEC Regulation Best Interest: Charting A Course For Securities And Annuity Sales
In June, we circulated our fifth article on the continuing saga regarding the standard of conduct for sales of securities and annuities
United States
10 Sep 2018
SEC Regulation Best Interest: Charting A Course For Securities And Annuity Sales, Avoiding Collision And Potential Regulatory And Litigation Issues Q&A #5
There several differences – based on the types of transactions covered and the requirements for compliance.
United States
13 Jun 2018
NAIC Big Data Working Group Update
Regulators are hard at work considering insurers' use of big data and analytics. The Big Data (Ex) Working Group, chaired by Oregon Commissioner Laura Cali Robison, adopted three charges for 2017.
United States
12 Oct 2017
New York DFS Requests Information On Use Of External Consumer Data And Information Sources In Life Insurance Underwriting
The outcome of the DFS inquiry may be similar to that of the recent DFS inquiry into data use by property casualty insurers.
United States
12 Jul 2017
Mutual Fund Advisers Win Again On Section 36(b) Claims
Following a four-day bench trial, New Jersey District Judge Renee Bumb granted judgment to defendant Hartford mutual fund advisers on "excessive fee" claims brought by fund shareholders...
United States
10 Jul 2017
A Not-So-Modest Proposal: Class Action Changes Could Have Big Impact
Like many things these days, the legal landscape is changing. One target is class action litigation. Some important new proposals have the potential to dramatically alter class actions...
United States
23 Mar 2017
NAIC's Big Data Task Force Sets Charges For 2017
The mission statement also makes clear that both "potential concerns and benefits for consumers" will be explored.
United States
17 Feb 2017
Back to the Future: 2017 [Expect Focus Life Insurance – December 2016]
Back to the Future: 2017 [Expect Focus Life Insurance – December 2016].
United States
30 Jan 2017
Adding To Circuit Split, Divided Ninth Circuit Finds Concerted Action Waiver In Ernst & Young's Employment Agreement Unenforceable Under NLRA
Ernst & Young's ("E&Y") employment agreements contained "separate proceedings" and arbitration provisions, which together required that disputes be resolved individually through arbitration...
United States
9 Sep 2016
Eleventh Circuit's Liberal Reading Of Bonner Mall A Game Changer For Class Actions?
An Eleventh Circuit panel recently vacated two district court orders after sending the parties to mediation, and after the parties' conditioned settlement on vacatur of the orders.
United States
2 Aug 2016
NTIS Mandates New Requirements To Access The Death Master File
In June, the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) promulgated a final rule setting out the requirements to become certified to access the Death Master File (DMF).
United States
2 Aug 2016
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