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Federal Reserve Issues Draft Interpretation on Tying, PIA National to File Comments
The Federal Reserve has issued a draft interpretation of anti-tying rules used by the Fed, which would prohibit banks from requiring customers to buy insurance...
Despite Rising Profits, P/C Industry Net Worth Still Declining
While strong underwriting results propelled the property/casualty insurance industry to profitability in 2002, insurers have not fully recovered from anemic premium growth of the 1990s...
PIA Comments on FCC Delay of NO-FAX Rule in National Underwriter
PIA's comments on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision to delay enforcement of a rule prohibiting the sending of what may be deemed unsolicited faxes...
PIA of New Jersey Hails Signing of Agent Ownership Bill
PIA of New Jersey is hailing the signing by Governor James E. McGreevey of a new bill to protect agents' ownership and commission rights when...
PIA Files Reply With U.S. Supreme Court in OCC Case
On August 15, 2003, PIA National filed its reply to the OCC's brief opposing PIA's petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States...
Louisiana Joins ASSURE
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner J. Robert Wooley has joined other state insurance regulators lobbying against federal regulation of the industry. Wooley said he plans to form...
NCOIL Schedules Hearing on Market Conduct Model Law
The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) has released a proposed market conduct regulation model law that envisions a fundamental rethinking of how states regulate...
PIA of North Dakota's Olson On Homeowners
Kent Olson, Executive Vice President of PIA of North Dakota, offered comments about homeowners insurance in an article in the Minot Daily News (8/24/03). Olson...
Study Says Auto Rates Increasing But Not As Fast As Last Year
Rising costs of medical care, vehicle repair, jury awards, automobile theft and fraud are expected to drive up auto insurance rates by six percent in...
State Integration With the National Do Not Call Registry
While there has been much attention given to the new Federal "Do Not Call" laws and registry lately, it is important to remember that many...