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Longer life expectancy projections shaking up settlement business: changes to estimates could be more than 20% in some cases. Dec 15, 2008 1035
Economic crisis taking its toll on funding of settlement deals: some funders are backing out of contracts at the last minute. Dec 1, 2008 738
Settlements are one option for LTC funding, but not the only one. Dec 1, 2008 1006
Broker, agent comp concerns FINRA in variable life settlement deals: the biggest issue is fee disclosure, says an official. Conference notes Nov 17, 2008 671
A key settlement consideration: can clients get replacement coverage? Nov 3, 2008 764
'Early' settlements focus on term policies. Sep 8, 2008 756
DOL proposes simplified disclosure for 401(k) investment options. Jul 28, 2008 450
Florida Court bars mandatory arbitration clause in life contract. Brief article Jul 28, 2008 278
GAO report on LTC insurance stirs concern in Congress. Jul 28, 2008 425
Federal insurance office and NARAB bills advance. Jul 21, 2008 722
NCOIL seeks state support to stop bill establishing federal insurance office. Jun 30, 2008 661
Pros and cons of new "synthetic" life settlements assessed. Jun 30, 2008 788
Ohio enacts law to curb STOLI. Jun 23, 2008 636
NAIC gives 'conditional support' to federal insurance office bill. Jun 16, 2008 1310
Distressed portfolios of policies present unique set of challenges. Jun 2, 2008 613
LISA discusses future of the life settlement market. May 26, 2008 1095
Fewer players seen as life settlement market grows. May 26, 2008 596
Bush signs genetic bill. Brief article May 26, 2008 139
Experts advise Senate committee to look at estate tax. May 19, 2008 575
Holocaust claims bill sparks debate. May 12, 2008 1032
Market for smaller face policies is starting to emerge. May 5, 2008 1139
GAO: administration overstepped authority on SCHIP limitations. Apr 28, 2008 542
Industry hails genetic nondiscrimination bill. Apr 28, 2008 516
House panel OKs more 401(k) fee disclosure. Apr 21, 2008 504
Met life: employers expand financial services role. Apr 14, 2008 246
Best revises rating methodology for settlement securitizations. Apr 7, 2008 791
West Virginia, Indiana diverge on legislation regulating STOLI. Mar 24, 2008 766
Underwriting for settlements has challenges. Mar 17, 2008 724
Due diligence is a crucial part of any life settlement transaction. Mar 10, 2008 706
Plans for reducing medicare costs. Feb 25, 2008 403
Industry groups pan DOL's proposed disclosure regulations. Feb 25, 2008 989
CMS head: fast action on sales abuses. Feb 18, 2008 869
Agents blasted over sales of Medicare Advantage plans. Feb 11, 2008 875
When settlement firms face market conduct examinations: the exam process is very similar to the one insurers face. Feb 11, 2008 1313
Fee-for-service medicare advantage under heavy fire at senate hearing. Feb 4, 2008 630
N.Y. settlement case going to trial. Feb 4, 2008 709
Growth and change foreseen for HSAs. Jan 14, 2008 709
Industry pans IRS proposals on added ins. coverage by DB plans. Jan 7, 2008 775
Goldman establishes swap index for life settlement market: 'investors will trade this index and it will move up and down.'. Jan 7, 2008 637
In last minute rush, Congress votes temporary patch for SCHIP. Dec 24, 2007 883
AHIP unveils proposals to increase coverage rates in the states. Dec 24, 2007 746
Settlement battles move to statehouses. Dec 24, 2007 876
Industry has concerns over proposed senior-specific designation rule. Dec 17, 2007 647
Supremes decline case challenging state authority over life settlements. Dec 10, 2007 729
Lawmakers call for STOLI tax warnings. Dec 3, 2007 643
Settling a life policy that's held in a trust: more work is involved, but the sale price won't be affected. Dec 3, 2007 1209
FINRA sets rule 2821 effective date. Nov 12, 2007 609
The presence of institutional investors grows. Industry overview Nov 12, 2007 1160
Settlement life expectancy reports likened to 'a ticking time bomb'. Nov 12, 2007 816
Kaye: life settlements allow Life Insurance to become a 'true asset': well-known advisor says creation of "market value" helps consumers. Nov 5, 2007 671
Effort launched to educate consumers on realities of LTC. Survey Nov 5, 2007 710
Senate bill would increase transparency of 401 (k) fees. Brief article Oct 29, 2007 184
Full plate for NAIC's 'A' committee. Oct 29, 2007 915
Dems blast CMS's oversight of Medicare Advantage plans. Oct 22, 2007 671
Mental health parity bill gets subcommittee nod: some Republicans contend Senate proposal is better. Oct 15, 2007 810
Bush Vetoes SCHIP expansion Legislation. Oct 8, 2007 739
SEC head says federal action needed to protect seniors. Sep 10, 2007 856
Industry: designations only go so far. Sep 10, 2007 475
Settlement firms disclose payouts. Sep 10, 2007 313
How much do agents make on settlements? It depends. There is no specific formula for determining compensation. Sep 10, 2007 751
Transamerica has plans to enter the life settlement market. Aug 20, 2007 372
Settlement market grew apace last year. Aug 13, 2007 619
Settlement firms say policyholder information is safeguarded; protections are in place to ensure access to data is kept as limited as possible. Aug 6, 2007 1108
D.C. considering life settlement legislation. Jul 23, 2007 447
House opts for its version of mental parity bill. Jul 23, 2007 426
SEC official offers road map of priority projects. Jul 2, 2007 735
New SIRA wants cooperative effort. Jul 2, 2007 466
VA suitability more important as boomers age, regulators say. Jul 2, 2007 535
Settling premium-financed policies can be thorny for agents, clients. Jun 25, 2007 1428
High court weighs in on pensions and mergers. Jun 25, 2007 663
Texas sounds alarm on wave of STOLI solicitations. Jun 18, 2007 404
ICI tries to keep stable value products off 401(k) default menu: another round in the dispute between mutual funds and insurers. Jun 18, 2007 392
ACLI working to drum up support for OFC legislation. Jun 4, 2007 968
Regulatory tensions and concerns on display at LISA meeting. May 28, 2007 1362
Surety bond requirement might not be problem it's perceived to be: expert says much of the fear in the industry is based on an unlikely worst-case scenario. May 28, 2007 727
Insurable interest and disclosure key issues for producers, experts say. May 21, 2007 712
AALU wants changes in revised life settlement model act. Conference news May 7, 2007 537
Coventry hit with RICO suit. May 7, 2007 434
House panel favors group life In TRIA. Apr 30, 2007 573
NCOIL on its life settlement model: more talk before decision-making. Apr 30, 2007 722
The advisor's role in getting the word out on settlements. Apr 30, 2007 817
OSU deal sets off war of words. Apr 2, 2007 596
Don't be too aggressive with settlements, agents advised. Apr 2, 2007 654
Life-only OFC prospects fading. Mar 12, 2007 414
Regulators and life settlement firms are pushing for greater disclosure. Mar 5, 2007 1205
Mental Health Parity bill heads to Senate floor. Feb 19, 2007 640
Congress moving genetic testing ban bill. Brief article Feb 19, 2007 256
IOLI causing concern among agents. Feb 5, 2007 1045
2007 likely to be key year for life settlements industry: challenges abound in the regulatory arena. Jan 1, 2007 967
Consumer-driven plans lagging in take-up rates, satisfaction. Dec 11, 2006 633
SEC seeking user-friendly VA disclosure: agency interested in shortened form with key information. Dec 4, 2006 642
ACLI to DOL: include guaranteed products for automatic enrollment. Nov 27, 2006 565
Senators want changes on Medicare Part D advertisements. Brief article Nov 20, 2006 225
ACLI: OFC effort is making progress, but work remains. Oct 30, 2006 806
ACLI asserts that weeding out IOLI is necessary. Oct 30, 2006 697
Better communication may mean better suitability. Oct 30, 2006 499
The future looks big for life settlements, but how big? Oct 30, 2006 1022
PWG report says group life market strong even without TRIA. Oct 9, 2006 631
AHIP speakers advise: test skills of Part "D" agents. Sep 18, 2006 414
Agents walking a tightrope on life settlements. Cover story Sep 18, 2006 2016

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