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Bipartisan Senate proposal seeks partial reversal of FHFA captive insurance exclusion
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

Certain captive insurers that lost or will lose membership in the US Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) system as a result of a 2016 rulemaking by the Federal Housing Finance Agency may get a reprieve under the Housing Opportunity Mortgage Expansion Act. A similar bill was also introduced in the House of Representatives. Significantly, the proposals provide only for the restoration of FHLB membership for captive insurers, not for new membership for those captive insurers that previously had no membership.

NAIC adopts Insurance Data Security Model Law
  • USA
  • December 19 2017

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recently adopted the Insurance Data Security Model Law. The model law builds on existing data privacy and consumer breach notification obligations by requiring insurance licensees to comply with detailed requirements regarding maintaining an information security programme and responding to and giving notification of cybersecurity events.


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