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NAIC Producer Licensing Enhancements Recommended by Industry
Most states have adopted producer licensing reform legislation within the past couple of years, and most of the new laws are substantially similar to the...
Senator Says Supporters of Federal Regulation Have Not Made Their Case
Those who would like to see federal regulation of insurance have not made their case, according to U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE). Speaking to members...
NAIC President Mike Pickens Highlights Priorities for 2003
Larry H. Mirel, Commissioner of the District of Columbia Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation, hosted an informal get-together with NAIC President Mike Pickens (AR),...
Past President Harter, PIA National Staffers Attend NAIC Symposium in Washington D.C.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held asymposium in downtown Washington, D.C. on February 27 and 28, 2003, focusing on the successes, challenges and...
PIA Flood Expert Testifies at NCOIL Conference
On February 20, PIA member Rita Hollada, CPCU, CIC, CPIA, testified on behalf of PIA before the Insurance Legislators Foundation of the National Conference of...
Conning: Terrorism Insurance Act Does Not Solve Problems
New studies by Conning and Company say the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) has done very little to address the fundamental issues that...
Interest in Terrorism Coverage Under TRIA Remains Low
Insurers have had until today [February 25, 2003] to tell their commercial property clients how much they will charge for terrorism coverage, but so far...
How Terror Cover Calculated Affects Agencies
Independent insurance agencies are incurring costs making sure that clients receive notices from carriers regarding coverage offered under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). How...
NCOIL Tells Congress Don't Exempt AHPs From State Regulation
Allowing association health plans (AHPs) to be exempt from state regulation is a bad idea, according to the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL), which...
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Shelby Displays Independence
Things may be different now that Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) has taken over as Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. Shelby has succeeded former Senator...