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AG candidate wants to expand the Martin Act, to give the AG more authority over the NY financial services industry.…
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New tax deduction might favor insurance agents over financial advisors. #NAIFA weighs in...
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New York's AG leads a 17-state coalition pushing the SEC to "strengthen" its proposed "best interest" rule...
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RT @Sheila_Owens: NAIFA has submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission on SEC’s proposed best interest standard.…
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BREAKING: IRS proposals would clarify that ins. agents & brokers can take the tax cut law's 20% pass-through deduc…
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DFS push for life insurance "best interest" standard for all states just gained traction @naic, w/ CA help...
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State insurance regulators to debate an annuities "best interest" standard at this weekend's NAIC meeting in Boston…
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Caution - Brokerages are unnerved by language in the draft SEC "best interest" regulation that echoes the DOL fiduc…
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Cuomo tells DFS: don't let health insurers to charge more because Congress repealed the ACA individual mandate...
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Senator re-introduces the "American Savings Act" to create personal retirement accounts for workers without a retir…
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Buffalo Regional Conference

Albany Day on the Hill

Greater Metro Region (GMR) Regional Conference


REGULATION 187 – “Best Interest” Suitability Standard

– REG 187 ALERT –

DFS Releases FINAL
“Best Interest” Requirements.

2018 NYS Legislative Program

Legislature Passes Our CE Credit Bill    

The NYS Assembly has given final approval to the NAIFA-NYS bill that would grant CE credits to active members of associations like NAIFA-NYS.  The bill now heads to the Governor’s desk.  Click HERE for details on what the legislation would do.

Governor Calls for State-Run Retirement Plan for Private Sector    

In his Fiscal Year 2019 budget, Governor Cuomo called for a state-sponsored and run retirement program for private-sector workers whose employers do not offer a qualified plan.  The plan is the wrong approach to encouraging retirement savings and unnecessarily would displace the private market.

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GMR Legislative Breakfast: A Real Eye-Opener

The Greater Metro Region (GMR) is rebuilding itself after years of struggle, and the latest GMR legislative event, held on June 1 in Uniondale, proved that, slowly but surely, GMR members are coming back.  The [...]

Hudson Valley Takes Its Legislative Breakfast to the Diner

Diners are great places for discussion, whether among family and friends or our Hudson Valley members at their 2018 legislative breakfast.  Held on April 20 at Alexis Diner in Newburgh, the event featured Assembly Insurance [...]

Legislative Breakfasts Come to Mohawk Valley

NAIFA-NYS legislative breakfasts aren't always big affairs--but that makes them no less interesting, enjoyable, and important.  The March 9, 2018 Mohawk Valley association event was a wonderful opportunity, as it was last year, to present and [...]

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The DOL Fiduciary Duty Rule Is Dead

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

On June 21, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a mandate that made effective the Court's March 15 decision vacating - in full - the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary duty rule.  The mandate [...]

Life Agents to DFS: Suspend Reg 187 Effort So All Parties Can Discuss Issues, Ideas

June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Life Agents to Regulators: Slow Down So We Have a Chance to Chat - NAIFA-NYS Advocating DFS to Suspend Reg 187 Effort Until All Interested Parties Can Roundtable Issues and Ideas   Albany, New York, [...]

NYS Legislature Passes Our CE Credit Bill – Next Stop: Governor’s Desk

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

In the morning hours of June 12th, the NYS Assembly unanimously - in a vote of 120 to 0 - gave final passage to the NAIFA-NYS bill that requires the Superintendent of Financial Services to grant [...]

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