State Roundup

State Roundup

TRIPPING THE FIDUCIARY LINE: Now What Happens? If the Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule is adopted as it is currently written, fiduciary status and duties ...
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State Roundup

STATE OF THE STATES: A Mid-Year Review At the time of this writing—mid-June—the vast majority of state legislatures have adjourned for the year—and many states that ...
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Big Victory: President Obama Signs “NARAB II” into Law

Wide smiles and victory gestures have been shared throughout the insurance industry since one of the most significant legislative successes for independent producers was ...
State Roundup

State Roundup

At the time of this writing, 2014 is coming to a close and only a handful of state legislative bodies are currently deliberating. The vast majority have adjourned, and ...
State Roundup

State Roundup

A Brief History of the NAIC Model Laws Affecting Fixed Annuities In the 143 years since the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) passed its very first ...

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State Legislative Trends Related to Elder Financial Abuse/Exploitation Laws Most everyone in our industry is aware of the trials—both literally and figuratively—of California ...

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State Advocacy Priorities: A Look at the Year Ahead By NAFA General Legal Counsel Pamela Heinrich, Esq. 2014 is shaping up to be a very interesting year politically, and ...

State Roundup – CAUTIONARY TALES

Enforcement Actions from State Insurance Departments Recent State Department of Insurance enforcement actions in Utah and Minnesota provide cautionary tales for all insurance ...

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By the end of June 2013, all but a small handful of States will have adjourned sine die—meaning that there’s no scheduled future meeting date, or, more typically, that ...