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Rep. Oxley Introduces Bill to Allow Some Banks to Engage in Real Estate Brokerage

(6/01/2005) For years, there was a rallying cry to keep banks out of insurance. Now, the rallying cry is coming from real estate brokers wanting to... full story

Spitzer Presenting AIG Evidence to a Grand Jury

(5/27/2005) The Wall Street Journal is reporting that in mid-May, attorneys from the office of New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer began presenting evidence to a... full story

Texas Insurance Commissioner Montemayor to Step Down

(5/27/2005) Texas Insurance Commissioner Jose Montemayor will step down later this month to become a managing general partner of the Black Diamond Group, a merchant bank...... full story

New York Names Mills Insurance Superintendent

(5/27/2005) After spending four months as Acting Insurance Superintendent of New York, Howard Mills has the job permanently. The New York state Senate has confirmed Mills..... full story

Deal With Spitzer by Former AIG Exec Could Put Pressure on Greenberg

(5/17/2005) The recent decision of Joseph Umanksy, a senior vice president in the corporate division of American International Group Inc. (AIG) and president of A.I.G. Rein... full story

Conning Predicts Another P/C Profit for 2005

(5/17/2005) According to a new study by Conning Research and Consulting, the property-casualty industry can look forward to a profitable 2005, barring any abnormal catastro... full story

FBI Backs Off Statements of "Broad Inquiry" Into Insurance Industry

(5/10/2005) One day after a report in the New York Times quoted an FBI official as saying the Bureau was conducting a widespread probe of the... full story

Hawaii Conducts Random Health Insurance Audits

(5/10/2005) The Hawaii Department of Labor is conducting random audits of local businesses to make sure they are providing health insurance coverage to all qualified worker... full story

AIG to Restate Four Years of Financial Statements

(5/03/2005) American International Group Inc. (AIG) plans to restate more than four years of financial statements to correct accounting errors and acknowledges that in some... full story

Willis to Eliminate 500 Positions

(5/03/2005) Willis Group Holdings has reported a 51 percent decline in net income for the first quarter, and said it will eliminate 500 positions throughout the... full story

China Suspends Willis Unit From Operations in Guangdong

(5/03/2005) The China Insurance Regulatory Commission has suspended Willis Pudong Insurance Brokers Co. Ltd., from conducting business in the Chinese province of Guangdong ... full story

Former AIG CEO Greenberg Transferred $2 Billion in Shares to His Wife

(4/21/2005) Three days before he resigned as head of American International Group Inc., Maurice "Hank" Greenberg gave his wife 41.4 million of his shares in the... full story

PIA Members Hold Annual Summit on Capitol Hill

(4/14/2005) WASHINGTON, April 14, 2005 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) from across the country lobbied for quick passage of a..... full story

Former AIG Chairman Hank Greenberg Takes the Fifth

(4/13/2005) The former head of American International Group Inc. (AIG), Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, refused to answer questions on Tuesday from regulators looking into improp... full story

Grassroots Action Alert - Act Now!

(4/13/2005) PIA National has issued a grassroots action alert to all PIA members. Whether you attended the April 7 PIA Federal Legislative Summit (FLS) or not,... full story

FLS Attendees - Don't Forget to Thank Your Members of Congress

(4/13/2005) If you attended the April 7 PIA Federal Legislative Summit (FLS), you'll probably want to send a thank you note to those elected officials you... full story

PIA's Don Flanders Honored as PIAPAC Person of the Year

(4/13/2005) PIA National's Don Flanders was named Person of the Year by the Professional Insurance Agents Political Action Committee (PIAPAC). The honor was bestowed April ... full story

PIA Members Take Our Message to Capitol Hill

(4/10/2005) [See photos and video from event at end of article.] PIA members from across the country descended on Capitol Hill April 7 for the... full story

NY DOI Requires CEOs to Certify They're Not Manipulating Results

(4/05/2005) On March 29, the New York State Insurance Department issued a directive requiring the chief executives of the insurance companies it regulates to take an... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill This Week

(4/05/2005) PIA members from throughout the nation are set to convene on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7 for the 2005 PIA Federal... full story