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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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  • Why Governors Are Concerned Over FIO Report
    Article retrieved 04/21/2014  Source: Insurance Journal

    On behalf of the National Governors Association, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on March 28 wrote Treasury secretary Jacob Lew about Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office (FIO) report last December on how to modernize the U.S. insurance regulation system.

  • Fed taking wait-and-see approach to insurance
    Article retrieved 04/16/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    Federal Reserve Board officials are making clear that they have a wait-and-see attitude about support for international initiatives aimed at establishing uniform capital standards for insurance companies.

  • NCOIL president steps down
    Article retrieved 04/07/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    Greg Wren, president of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators, was automatically deposed last week when he resigned as a member of the Alabama House as part of a plea deal with state prosecutors.

  • Governors Express Concern About FIO Report, Defend State-Based Regulation
    Article retrieved 04/03/2014  Contributer: Phil Gusman  Source: PropertyCasualty360.com

    The National Governors Association expressed concern in a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew about December’s Federal Insurance Office regulatory modernization report and its role in the larger state vs. federal regulation debate.

  • Fed bank fearful of insurance risks
    Article retrieved 03/27/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    The growing use of captives is among “the rising and poorly-understood risks to the financial system” posed by the U.S. life industry, according to a new study commissioned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

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Insurance Industry News

  • NCOIL president steps down
    Article retrieved 04/07/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    Greg Wren, president of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators, was automatically deposed last week when he resigned as a member of the Alabama House as part of a plea deal with state prosecutors.

  • Fed bank fearful of insurance risks
    Article retrieved 03/27/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    The growing use of captives is among “the rising and poorly-understood risks to the financial system” posed by the U.S. life industry, according to a new study commissioned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

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Federal Regulation

  • Why Governors Are Concerned Over FIO Report
    Article retrieved 04/21/2014  Source: Insurance Journal

    On behalf of the National Governors Association, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on March 28 wrote Treasury secretary Jacob Lew about Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office (FIO) report last December on how to modernize the U.S. insurance regulation system.

  • Fed taking wait-and-see approach to insurance
    Article retrieved 04/16/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    Federal Reserve Board officials are making clear that they have a wait-and-see attitude about support for international initiatives aimed at establishing uniform capital standards for insurance companies.

  • Governors Express Concern About FIO Report, Defend State-Based Regulation
    Article retrieved 04/03/2014  Contributer: Phil Gusman  Source: PropertyCasualty360.com

    The National Governors Association expressed concern in a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew about December’s Federal Insurance Office regulatory modernization report and its role in the larger state vs. federal regulation debate.

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