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Sen. Talent Expresses Support for AHPs at Washington, D.C. Forum
Sen. Jim Talent (R-Missouri) expressed support for legislation that would allow for federally regulated Association Health Plans (AHPs) during a workshop last week sponsored by...
Specialist or Generalist? PIA-CCEO's Lisa Murman Says One Size Doesn't Fit All
Agency owners often debate the issue of whether their firms should be "generalists" or "specialists" as they market commercial lines. There is no one right...
P&C Industry Not Included in Final Patriot Act Rules
The property/casualty insurance industry is not included infinal rules issued April 30, 2003, by the U.S. Treasury Department relating to implementation of provisions of the...
Reps. Oxley, Baker Hail Success of Terrorism Insurance Backstop
The House Financial Services Committee was quick to hail a report by Moody's Investors Service (see PIA National Newsline 4/28/03) based on an informal survey...
ChoicePoint Issues Statement to PIA
PIA National received the following statement, a clarification, sent to us at our request by ChoicePoint as part of our ongoing discussions and working relationship....
House, Senate Committees Schedule Hearings on Privacy
On May 1, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Mike Oxley (R-Ohio) announced his committee will begin a series of hearings on whether to extend the...
PIA Files Comments With FCC on National No-Call Rules
On May 5, 2003, PIA National filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the rulemaking to implement aspects of a nationwide "no call"...
PIA Educational Series: Why Agents Own the Book
Those who were present at the PIA National board meeting in April heard Bob Weil's presentation on the long standing case law that exists...
PIA Files a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in OCC Case
On Friday, May 2, 2003, PIA continued its ongoing legal action against the Office of the Comptroller Currency (OCC), by filing a petition for a...
Subcommittee to Examine Regulation of Insurance Market Conduct
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation will hold a hearing on May 6 to discuss ways to increase uniformity in state regulation...