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NYS Senate Passes Our CE Credit Bill, 60-0

In the afternoon of Tuesday, June 4 the NYS Senate passed our Continuing Education Credit bill (S4365) in a 60-0 vote — a big win for NAIFA-NYS advocacy.  The bill would grant three (3) CE [...]

By | June 7th, 2019|Categories: New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments

U.S. House Passes SECURE Act, 417-3

In a resounding show of bipartisan support, the U.S. House of Representatives passed this morning the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, or HR 1994, by a vote of 417-3.  The bill [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

DFS Announces New Cybersecurity Division

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced on May 22 the creation of its new Cybersecurity Division, to be led by a former U.S. Attorney whose area of expertise is cyber crimes.  The Division, which [...]

By | May 22nd, 2019|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

U.S. House to Vote on SECURE Retirement Bill

On May 23, the U.S. House of Representatives will take up a bipartisan bill—approved unanimously on April 2 by the House Ways & Means Committee—that would expand employer-based retirement options.  The Setting Every Community Up [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

House Committee Passes the SECURE Act Retirement Bill

In what is, these days, a remarkable show of bipartisanship, the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee approved - unanimously - on April 2 a bill that would expand options for retirement savings.  The Setting [...]

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

House Panel Holds Hearing on the SEC’s Regulation Best Interest Proposal

Members of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, under its newly emboldened Democratic leadership, held a March 14 hearing that looked dubiously at the SEC’s proposed Regulation Best Interest.  What prompted the hearing is [...]

By | March 15th, 2019|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments