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Changes in securities & insurance regulation affecting enforcement strategies ALI-ABA conference on insurance & financial services litigation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 19 2010

Speakers at the ALI-ABA's annual conference on insurance and financial services regulation in Chicago offered extensive commentary on changes in enforcement strategies for insurance and securities fraud, in light of recent overhauls to the regulatory scheme

Financial reform package preserves the role of state insurance departments in regulating indexed annuities

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2010

In December 2008, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted Rule 151A (the “Rule”) classifying equity-indexed annuities (“EIAs”) as securities, and subjecting them to federal regulation effective 2011

State insurance commissioners make their case for inclusion in the Financial Stability Oversight Council

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2010

In a letter from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the "NAIC") to both House and Senate leaders, state insurance commissioners urged lawmakers to designate a non-voting seat for state banking, insurance and securities regulators on the Financial Stability Oversight Council (the "FSOC"

Senate tees up financial regulatory reform following healthcare victory

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2010

Top lawmakers met with President Obama Wednesday in order to regain momentum on financial regulatory reform legislation in Congress

Senate financial reform bill to be unveiled Monday; bipartisan negotiations fall apart

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2010

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-CT) announced Thursday morning that he will release his updated financial regulatory reform bill on Monday

Senate financial regulatory reform

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2010

As efforts to produce a bipartisan deal on sweeping financial regulatory reform legislation inch forward, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) offered an alternative proposal that aims to end the impasse over one of the legislation's most controversial issues - consumer financial protection

Plus D&O symposium: morning session I

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

During a discussion on the state of securities litigation, a panel comprised of prominent securities litigators discussed trends in securities class actions and legislation that is on the horizon

Proposed Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee could affect large insurers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

President Obama's proposed Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee, which he unveiled last month, has been included in the 2011 budget proposal released on Monday, February 1, 2010

House Financial Services Committee hearing schedule - February 2010

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2010

As you know, Congress and the Obama administration have placed significant focus this year upon reform of the financial services industry

New York adopts revisions to Regulation 118 governing audited financial statements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2010

On December 28, 2009, the New York Insurance Department ("NYID") issued a Notice of Emergency adoption revising Regulation 118 to implement new audit and reporting standards on an emergency basis