Fed briefs Council on enhanced SIFI standards
MetLife SIFIhood still in limbo as it remains in Stage 3 of the designation process.
Fed policy warm to global insurance rules
Bernanke says no country can effectively implement the financial reforms he described in isolation.
FINRA to focus on senior suitability annuity sales
FINRA may be issuing a report on firms' practices on product-specific suitability guidelines for senior investors.
NAIC’s new leader welcomes major issues, won't look back
There are plenty of issues to keep Adam Hamm busy as the new NAIC head in 2014.
State insurance concerns bubble up to federal level
The OFR report zeroes in on captives, one of the perceived weaknesses of state regulation seen by Treasury.
Charges of NAIC corporate governance problems erupt
Monday's NAIC Executive Committee meeting erupted into a biting referendum on the NAIC itself after Conn. Insurance Commissioner Tom Leonardi sent a bold letter to fellow commissioners.
FSOC falling short on reviewing insurers, insurance members say
NAIC member John Huff proposes a fix.
NAIC says international capital standards won't replace state RBC regime
Meanwhile, EIOPA's Bernardino quotes Obama, telling the NAIC to "not fear the future, but shape it."
EU-US dialogue: Dream of a Common Language still a dream
EIOPA doesn't want an assortment of languages, state regulators don't want a strict European language, those who want an international standard are not sure what they will get if there is one.
FIO Modernization report: It's out, but where is it going?
The FIO modernization report and responses straddle the federal-state fence.