State and federal regulators have been battling for a decade to establish a fiduciary or best-interest standard for financial services. Much has happened already in 2018 to sap momentum from the Department of Labor and give it to the SEC. We handicap those agencies, plus what is happening at the state level.
June 2018 |
States are hardening their positions on the annuity best interest standard.
May 2018 |
A single-payer health care system is
a way of life in a number of countries
around the world. But not all of these
systems are the same, according to an
industry association leader who has
studied the issue.
April 2018 |
Besides the Department of Labor, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and individual states are piping up with their own standard, but will they harmonize?
March 2018 |
Analysts see insurer stability as most consumers will still sign up for coverage.
February 2018 |
Some states begin looking at establishing their own fiduciary standards, while it doesn’t appear that the individual mandate repeal will undo the Affordable Care Act.
February 2018 |
LIMRA joins an insurance consortium to develop blockchain for the life industry.
January 2018 |
Republicans engage late-stage horse-trading to save a tax cut bill and their chances in 2018 mid-terms.
December 2017 |
Republicans in Congress are under pressure to get the job done. Can they score a badly needed win?
November 2017 |
Health care reform may not be dead in Congress after all, and there could be some good news for the industry on the fiduciary rule front.
September 2017 |