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FIO, Fed Defend Their Work on International Standards

(11/26/2014) During a hearing before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance on November 18, Federal Insurance Office Director Michael McRaith and Federal Reser... full story

Lawmakers Again Criticize IAIS for Closing Its Meetings

(11/26/2014) Lawmakers continued their criticism of the recent action by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors to revoke the observer status of many stakeho... full story

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi Resigns

(11/26/2014) A highly respected leader in insurance regulation, Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi, has announced his resignation... full story

State Regulators Form Cyber Insurance Task Force

(11/26/2014) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has formed a special task force to help states coordinate efforts related to cyber security and insurance in... full story

NAIC Elects New Officers

(11/26/2014) Montana State Auditor and Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica J. Lindeen has been elected president of the National Association of Insurance Commiss... full story

Leonardi Calls Capital Standards "Reckless" and "Ill-advised"

(11/20/2014) Firebrand Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi has branded as "reckless" and "ill-advised" the effort by the International Association of Insuranc... full story

McCarty Lectures IAIS Director on Transparency

(11/19/2014) Speaking at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) fall meeting in Washington, D.C., Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty publically... full story

ALERT! Cyber threat to Apple iOS Devices

(11/19/2014) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on November 13 issued an ALERT on a cyber-threat to Apple iOS devices... full story

Agency Owners: 3 Tips for Writing Effective Email Marketing Campaigns

(11/19/2014) If your agency is sending out emails without putting thought into the subject line, you’re wasting your time and probably not writing effective emails... full story

New Makeup of Congress to Affect Insurance Issues

(11/13/2014) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents congratulates the winners in the midterm elections and looks forward to Congress making progress in de... full story

Commercial P/C Rates Up One Percent in October

(11/13/2014) MarketScout reports that commercial property and casualty insurance rates increased 1 percent in October, and commercial auto insurance had the largest increase... full story

Agent to Agent: Social — The Must-have Element of an Agency Growth Strategy

(11/13/2014) Back in 2008, when I started to delve into the then-new social media arena, Paradiso Insurance was an entirely different agency... full story

PIA to Take Part in Upcoming NAIC, NCOIL Meetings

(11/13/2014) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners 2014 Fall National Meeting will take place in Washington, D.C., from Friday, November 14, to Wednesday, Nove... full story

FACI Discusses Cyber, Auto Affordability, International Standards

(11/13/2014) On November 6, 2014, the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, an advisory body to the Federal Insurance Office, met in Washington, D.C... full story

Survey: People Text and Drive Knowing It's Dangerous

(11/13/2014) According to an AT&T-sponsored survey of frequent drivers who text daily, 98 percent said they were aware of the dangers of texting while driving, and 75 percen... full story

New Makeup of Congress to Affect Insurance Issues

(11/07/2014) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents congratulates the winners in the midterm elections and looks forward to Congress making progress in de... full story

MetLife Continues Fight Against Risk Designation

(11/04/2014) MetLife will plead against being branded a systemically important financial firm at a meeting this week with regulators, a company spokesman said... full story

RMS: Ebola Tipping Point Could Come in January 2015

(11/04/2014) Catastrophe risk modeling firm Risk Management Solutions in a new report says the current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will continue to worsen while the dep... full story

Lloyd's of London Offers Ebola Coverage for First Responders

(11/04/2014) Lloyd's of London is offering Ebola coverage for first responders through its U.S. distributor, Specialty Insurance Advisors... full story

AIG Was Lead Underwriter on Spaceship That Crashed

(11/04/2014) According to reports from Reuters, the Virgin Galactic spaceship that crashed in the Mojave Desert on Friday was insured against losses of $40-$50 million... full story