NU Online News Service, April 19, 2005, 4:49 p.m. EDT

The Insurance Marketplace Standards Association has arranged a session on Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance for an upcoming gathering.[@@]

The Washington group will start the 3-day Compliance Best Practices Workshop May 11 in Chicago.

In addition to Sarbanes-Oxley, workshop topics will include independent producer training and monitoring and industry “best practices,” IMSA says.

IMSA is a voluntary, nonprofit group that works to promote adherence to high ethical standards in the life insurance, long term care insurance and annuity markets.