Reporting Developments Affecting the Insurance and Reinsurance Industries


Illinois Department of Insurance to Require Annual Corporate Governance Reports

Starting June 1, 2020, the Illinois Department of Insurance (the “Department”) will require insurers to submit their corporate governance practices on an annual basis, according to Company Bulletin 2020-01 Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure (CGAD) Filing ( the “Bulletin”) released on February 7th, 2020.

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Surplus Lines Insurance: 20 FAQs for 2020

As we embark upon a new decade, the surplus lines insurance market has never been stronger.  Growth in specialty products and demand for insurance protection in an increasingly dynamic, technological climate has continued to drive excess and surplus lines business. In many cases, these changes have resulted in a new, “fresh” look at many of the statutory and regulatory standards, restrictions and allowances applicable to surplus lines insureds, brokers and insurers alike.

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LL Surplus Lines Series (Entry 21): Excess Line Association of New York Publishes “Compliance Advisor” Detailing Applicability of Various Laws to Excess (Surplus) Lines Market

One substantial area of ambiguity that permeates the surplus lines industry throughout the United States relates to the applicability of state law to surplus lines insurance carriers and brokers. This week, the Excess Line Association of New York (“ELANY”) published its “Compliance Advisor” intending, in part, to shed light on applicability of various New York statutes and regulations to the excess (surplus) lines market.

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Webinar: Insurance IT Strategy and Regulatory Compliance–NYDFS, NAIC and CCPA

On January 9 from noon-1:00 p.m. CT, Locke Lord LLP and Novarica will look at new regulatory developments in analytics, use of data, and data security that have the potential to affect insurer technology strategy. This webinar covers the similarities and differences between NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation and NAIC Data Security Model Law, the recent updates to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and the potential innovation opportunities and limitations surrounding insurance regulatory sandboxes.

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