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NAIC Summer Meeting Update - Regulatory Modernization
In opening remarks, NAIC President Mike Pickens of Arkansas stressed the importance of staving off federal regulation of insurance and the creation of an optional...
PIA Lauds NAIC on Decision to File Supporting Brief in Lawsuit Against Comptroller of the Currency
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2003 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today lauded the decision by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)...
NAIC Summer Meeting Update - Producer Licensing
The NAIC's Producer Licensing Working Group has begun the process of determining which states have licensing procedures and requirements that differ from those provided for...
Carriers Release Insurance Scoring Study at NAIC Meeting
A study on insurance scoring, conducted on behalf of four major carrier associations, was released during the summer meeting of the National Association of Insurance...
Oxley Says White House to Decide FCRA Strategy
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Michael Oxley (R-Ohio) said on June 17 that Bush Administration officials may meet within the next two weeks to work...
Pilot PDP Crop Programs Not Dead Yet
Ross Davidson, head of the RMA, confirmed last week Converium, one of the world's top 10 reinsurance companies, "has recently discontinued its relationship with...
RMA Announces $4.25 Million in Grants for Crop Insurance Education
USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently published notification in the Federal Register on requests for proposals for $4.25 million in partnership opportunities to provide crop...
House Passes AHP Bill, Health Insurers Oppose
The House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday, June 19 that would allow smaller employers to join together to purchase lower cost health insurance for...
Hatch Schedules Meeting on Asbestos Reform Bill
The Senate Judiciary Committee will meet again on 6/24/2003 as panel members continue to try to resolve differences on how a national asbestos trust fund...
U.S. Supreme Court Reverses California Holocaust-Era Insurance Law
By a vote of 5-4, the United States Supreme Court has ruled that California's Holocaust Victim Insurance Relief Act of 1999, which revokes the license...