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State lawmakers and regulators have spent years working on viatical and life settlement laws and regulations, but Nat Shapo says the rules still need work.
“Many jurisdictions either have no settlement law, or regulate viatical settlements but not life settlements, thus providing a haven for questionable practices,” says Shapo, the new chief compliance officer at Coventry First L.L.C., Fort Washington, Pa.