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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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  • Feds Fight Over GAO SIFI Report
    Article retrieved 11/25/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: InsuranceNewsNet

    Treasury and Federal Reserve officials are challenging a Government Accountability Office report calling for changes in the process that the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) uses in designating non-banks as systemically important financial institutions (SIFI).

  • GAO report offers new insights into FSOC's process of identifying SIFIs
    Article retrieved 11/25/2014  Contributer: Elizabeth Festa  Source: SNL

    A new Government Accountability Office report on the Financial Stability Oversight Council's process for evaluating potentially risky companies revealed that the council had reached a second stage of evaluation for five nonbank financial companies that are no longer under consideration for systemic risk designations, in addition to the three nonbank companies already designated.

  • Federal Reserve, FIO grilled on international insurance negotiations...
    Article retrieved 11/19/2014  Contributer: Adam Cancryn  Source: SNL

    A House lawmaker plans to propose a bill requiring the U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve to report regularly to Congress about its negotiations over new international insurance standards.

  • Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Tom Leonardi ‘Rates the Regulators’
    Article retrieved 11/19/2014  Source: World Risk and Insurance News

    In BONUS coverage from WRIN.tv’s interview with Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Tom Leonardi, he rates the regulators.

  • IAIS plans for global capital standards are “reckless” and “ill-advised”: Connecticut Insurance Com.
    Article retrieved 11/14/2014  Source: WRIN

    WRIN.tv speaks with Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Tom Leonardi, from this office in Hartford, about the latest developments in insurance regulation. In part one, the Commissioner discusses international/global regulation, G-SII designations and concerns about the influx of alternative capital into the property CAT reinsurance market.

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Insurance Industry News

  • Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Tom Leonardi ‘Rates the Regulators’
    Article retrieved 11/19/2014  Source: World Risk and Insurance News

    In BONUS coverage from WRIN.tv’s interview with Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Tom Leonardi, he rates the regulators.

  • IAIS plans for global capital standards are “reckless” and “ill-advised”: Connecticut Insurance Com.
    Article retrieved 11/14/2014  Source: WRIN

    WRIN.tv speaks with Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Tom Leonardi, from this office in Hartford, about the latest developments in insurance regulation. In part one, the Commissioner discusses international/global regulation, G-SII designations and concerns about the influx of alternative capital into the property CAT reinsurance market.

  • GOP Control May Help Insurance Industry Aims
    Article retrieved 11/06/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: InsuranceNewsNet

    The primary implications of the mid-term elections for the insurance industry is the likely selection of Sen. Richard Shelby as the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee in the next Congress and the enactment of the industry’s three legislative priorities, probably by year’s end.

  • The bright side of a Republican Senate for the insurance industry
    Article retrieved 11/06/2014  Source: Insuarance Business America

    Regardless of personal party affiliation, insurance industry leaders and advocates feel that Tuesday’s victory for the nation’s Republicans warrants some legitimate concerns for the industry.

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Federal Regulation

  • Feds Fight Over GAO SIFI Report
    Article retrieved 11/25/2014  Contributer: Arthur D. Postal  Source: InsuranceNewsNet

    Treasury and Federal Reserve officials are challenging a Government Accountability Office report calling for changes in the process that the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) uses in designating non-banks as systemically important financial institutions (SIFI).

  • GAO report offers new insights into FSOC's process of identifying SIFIs
    Article retrieved 11/25/2014  Contributer: Elizabeth Festa  Source: SNL

    A new Government Accountability Office report on the Financial Stability Oversight Council's process for evaluating potentially risky companies revealed that the council had reached a second stage of evaluation for five nonbank financial companies that are no longer under consideration for systemic risk designations, in addition to the three nonbank companies already designated.

  • Federal Reserve, FIO grilled on international insurance negotiations...
    Article retrieved 11/19/2014  Contributer: Adam Cancryn  Source: SNL

    A House lawmaker plans to propose a bill requiring the U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve to report regularly to Congress about its negotiations over new international insurance standards.

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