2015 in review 2

2015 in Review

A Look at Regulatory Issues and Their Impact on Insurance Carriers and Distributors It has been another successful year for life insurance and annuity sales – and the ...
State roundup 2

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 ...
The STate of the States

The State of the States

NAFA spends many hours each day working with state regulators and those influencing public policy to promote a healthy sales environment that protects consumers. NAFA also ...
You can Find Success

TO THE INDEPENDENT INSURANCE PRODUCER:

You CAN Find Success in the New World of Compliance and Suitability I want to take a few minutes here to talk directly to the independent insurance professional. I’ll ...
compliance and suitability

Embrace Compliance and Suitability with Modern Technology

In 1934 under the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was established to enforce federal securities laws and regulate the ...
Annuity Facts

Getting Beyond Negativity: Shining a Light on the Facts

NAFA has declared June as National Annuity Awareness Month. NAFA believes that we need to join forces in a national, public, and very loud way to shout about the benefits ...

State Roundup

The great majority of states have adjourned or are in recess for the 2011-2012 regular legislative session: as of today’s date, only South Carolina (11/12/2012), Pennsylvania ...

Idaho DOI Files Intent to Promulgate Rule on Suitability in Annuity Transactions

On Thursday, July 19, 2010 NAFA participated in a public hearing (see p. 100) with the Idaho Department of Insurance, during which the Department discussed its intent ...

State Roundup

Suitability in Annuity Transactions: Status Update on State Adoption of the NAIC Model Regulation At this April 2012, twenty-three States and the District of Columbia1 have ...

The Outlook for The Consumer Gold Standard of Care – Suitability

Unquestionably, discussions are escalating in Washington, D.C. and across the country regarding fiduciary standards of care being applied to sales made by broker-dealers. ...