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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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Federal Regulation

  • Missouri insurance regulator urges U.S. to clarify capital rules
    Article retrieved 08/01/2014  Contributer: Sarah N. Lynch  Source: Reuters

    U.S. regulators should clarify new capital rules for large non-bank firms before they designate any more companies as "systemically important," a state insurance regulator said Thursday.

  • Viewpoint: Systemically Risky Insurers Merit More Oversight But Not Bank Rules
    Article retrieved 07/30/2014  Contributer: Bloomberg View  Source: Insurance Journal

    Could Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. threaten the stability of the financial system?

  • U.S. Said Poised to Designate MetLife as Systemically Important
    Article retrieved 07/23/2014  Contributer: Ian Katz and Robert Schmidt  Source: Washington Post/Bloomberg

    A U.S. council of regulators is poised to label MetLife Inc. a potential threat to the financial system, subjecting the insurer to oversight by the Federal Reserve, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

  • Garrett brings NY Fed into FSOC issues
    Article retrieved 07/09/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: LifeHealthPro.com

    A member of Congress is demanding that the New York Federal Reserve Bank share with him any information provided by the Bank to members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) regarding the process of designating non-banks as systemically important financial institutions (SIFI).

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