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NY Senate Democrats unveil incoming Committee chairs... https://t.co/Yw6WS0MVFB
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Breaking: DFS adopts emergency reg. to implement principle-based reserving (PBR) that could let some insurers hold… https://t.co/MKmjm2iYqj
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The new Ways & Means Committee chair, Rep. Richard Neal (MA), could be a game changer for retirement legislation in… https://t.co/8EmM8nX5X6
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RT @NAIFAAdvocacy: Clayton says @SEC_News to focus on rules for financial professionals, proxy process https://t.co/b9twSWS1QV
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Governor Cuomo is considering replacing DFS Supt. Maria Vullo with his own Chief of Staff, report says... https://t.co/F6g1IWPI1H
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"Best interest" regulatory muddle makes things difficult for independent agents... https://t.co/vj33yaGwE1
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Trump administration lays out its Top-50 healthcare wish list, calls for expanded HSAs, more choice & competition... https://t.co/sQsXXGH1Ky
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Tougher rules are on the way for annuity sales... https://t.co/W5QrQDbWpO
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Great meeting: #NAIFANYS/NAIFA leader Larry Holzberg talks to Congressman Peter King today about life ins. and ret… https://t.co/6GvizdFEvl
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#NAIFANYS Past Pres / NAIFA Trustee Larry Holzberg meets today w/ Rep Zeldin (District 1) during #NAIFA National Ad… https://t.co/1YrQ6VAcJs
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WEBINAR: “Complying with New DFS Regulations:
Reg 187 ‘Best Interest’ Suitability & the Cybersecurity Regulation”

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Buffalo Regional Conference

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REGULATION 187 – “Best Interest” Suitability Standard

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DFS Releases FINAL
“Best Interest” Requirements.
Detail
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DFS CYBER-SECURITY REGULATION
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.

MEMBER NEWS
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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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U.S. Life Expectancy Drops for 3rd Consecutive Year

November 29th, 2018|0 Comments

In 2017, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the average American could expect to live 78.6 years.  That's a shorter life expectancy than in 2016 and [...]

NAIC “Enhanced” Annuity Suitability Draft Has Its Critics

October 30th, 2018|0 Comments

An NAIC working group has developed a draft regulation imposing tougher annuity suitability standards, but the proposal doesn't go nearly far enough for some interested parties, including a consumer representative who often weighs in critically [...]

NAIC Annuity Suitability Group is “Deeply Split” over In-Force Policy Issue

October 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Annuity Suitability Working Group--which is plodding its way through creation of an enhanced suitability regulation for annuities--is divided on whether to apply the tougher standards to in-force transactions.  [...]

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