Click HERE for the NAIFA-NYS Cyber-Security Compliance Package – Your Tool to Help Meet the DFS Requirements!

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RT @NAIFA: Today is #NAIFA National Membership Day! Post your own story about how you got into the #financialservices and #insurance indust…
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#NAIFANYS leadership, staff meeting now with fellow producer reps & with #LICONY members at #LICONY Annual Conf. Di…
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Gifting life insurance for educational, other to get your clients on board...
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House passes amended retirement savings bill that adds lifetime income measures...
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Midterm elections: predicting impacts on stock markets, tax policy, healthcare, infrastructure...
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Excellent #NAIFANYS webinar now giving guidance on how to prepare for DFS cybersecurity compliance exams; producers MUST be ready for them!
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#NAIFANYS webinar kicks off with expert insight into Reg 187 "best interest" suitability rule & its major impacts on #NAIFANYS members.
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WEBINAR: “Complying with New DFS Regulations:
Reg 187 ‘Best Interest’ Suitability & the Cybersecurity Regulation”

Click HERE for the recording.

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Didn’t attend one of this year’s NAIFA-NYS regional events?  Click below to see a little of what you missed.

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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NAIC Moves Forward with New Approach to Annuity “Suitability”

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

State regulators on the NAIC Annuity Suitability Working Group--which is charged with revamping the NAIC's model annuity suitability regulation in light of growing interest in "best interest" standards--will meet in Chicago on October 22-23.  The [...]

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, [...]

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