Looking back on 2014: The return of the billion dollar transactions -
In recent years, insurance companies have largely focused on improving their performance by cutting costs amidst a slow post-global financial crisis...more
On June 30, 2014, the NAIC Principle-Based Reserving Implementation (EX) Task Force (PBR Task Force) held a conference call to discuss comments to the modified recommendations to the report issued by Rector & Associates, Inc....more
On February 5, 2014, the US District Court for the District of Columbia held that the federal excise tax ("the FET") on insurance and reinsurance premiums does not apply to retrocession insurance transactions. Under a plain...more
The now iconic song of 1969 aptly describes the insurance regulatory activity we are seeing in the summer of 2013.
During the last two weeks of July, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)...more
The past few weeks have seen a flurry of insurance regulatory activity at the federal, state and international level. Individually these developments are noteworthy; taken together, they evidence the depth and breadth of...more