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The Press Room features links to articles on the insurance industry, state and federal insurance regulation, and other issues of interest to the guaranty system. The views expressed in these articles do not necessarily reflect the views of NOLHGA or its members.

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Recently Published Articles

  • Prepaid funeral scam figure is released from prison years ahead of schedule
    Article retrieved 10/29/2014  Contributer: Jacob Kirn  Source: St. Louis Business Journal

    Howard Wittner, a company lawyer tied to the massive $600 million prepaid funeral scheme, has been allowed to leave a federal prison in Lexington, Kentucky.

  • Meanwhile, in Amsterdam, U.S. insurers face game-changing new rules
    Article retrieved 10/24/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) today unveiled what it envisions as a uniform capital framework for internationally active insurers, or global systemically important insurers (G-SIIs).

  • Senators want rules on corporate pension de-risking
    Article retrieved 10/24/2014  Contributer: Jerry Geisel  Source: Business Insurance

    The chairmen of two Senate committees are asking the heads of several federal agencies to develop guidance on one of the hottest defined benefit pension plan trends: employer moves to “de-risk” the plans.

  • Insurance Regulators Set Capital Rules for Big Firms
    Article retrieved 10/24/2014  Contributer: Maud van Gaal  Source: Bloomberg

    Nine too-big-to-fail insurers, including American International Group Inc. (AIG), Allianz SE (ALV) and MetLife Inc. (MET), must start reporting capital ratios next year using a method presented by regulators today.

  • Fed to study insurance reg rules
    Article retrieved 10/01/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    The Federal Reserve Board announced that it will be seeking detailed financial and other data from the insurance companies and insurers with thrifts it regulates as it starts the process of tailoring its regulatory metrics to coincide with its mandated role of overseeing them.

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Insurance Industry News

  • Insurance Regulators Set Capital Rules for Big Firms
    Article retrieved 10/24/2014  Contributer: Maud van Gaal  Source: Bloomberg

    Nine too-big-to-fail insurers, including American International Group Inc. (AIG), Allianz SE (ALV) and MetLife Inc. (MET), must start reporting capital ratios next year using a method presented by regulators today.

  • Senators want rules on corporate pension de-risking
    Article retrieved 10/24/2014  Contributer: Jerry Geisel  Source: Business Insurance

    The chairmen of two Senate committees are asking the heads of several federal agencies to develop guidance on one of the hottest defined benefit pension plan trends: employer moves to “de-risk” the plans.

  • Meanwhile, in Amsterdam, U.S. insurers face game-changing new rules
    Article retrieved 10/24/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) today unveiled what it envisions as a uniform capital framework for internationally active insurers, or global systemically important insurers (G-SIIs).

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Federal Regulation

  • Fed to study insurance reg rules
    Article retrieved 10/01/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    The Federal Reserve Board announced that it will be seeking detailed financial and other data from the insurance companies and insurers with thrifts it regulates as it starts the process of tailoring its regulatory metrics to coincide with its mandated role of overseeing them.

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