Topic: Connecticut Developments

Big Data for Insurers: Clarity about the New Connecticut Requirements

The Connecticut Insurance Department issued a revised Notice to All Entities and Persons Licensed by the Connecticut Insurance Department concerning the Usage of Big Data and Avoidance of Discriminatory Practices (available here).  The Notice, issued April 20, 2022, reminds “all entities and persons licensed by the Department that the Department continues to expect such entities and persons to use technology and Big Data in full compliance with anti-discrimination laws and have completed the [annual] data certification….”

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Connecticut Department of Insurance Proposes Guidance on Climate Change Financial Risk

Following on the heels of the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”), the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) and the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), the Connecticut Department of Insurance on April 22, 2022 proposed guidance for domestic insurers on managing climate change financial risk.  Like the NYDFS, the NAIC and the SEC programs, the proposed guidance is based on the framework develop by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (“TCFD”).

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Connecticut Passes the First Climate-Related Risk Legislation in the United States

The Connecticut General Assembly passed climate-related risk legislation on June 17, 2021 in a section of its state budget implementation bill, making this legislation the first climate-related risk legislation in the United States. SB 1202 Section 346 incorporates provisions of SB 1047, a bill introduced by the Insurance Committee and Real Estate Committee.

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Connecticut’s Bill Concerning Insurance And Climate Change

On March 12, 2021, the Connecticut Committee on Insurance and Real Estate introduced S.B. No. 1047, An Act Concerning Insurance And Climate Change. The stated purpose of the bill is to require (1) the Insurance Commissioner to (A) develop and implement criteria for each insurer doing business in this state to annually submit a report to the commissioner concerning climate risk, and (B) annually submit a report to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance; and (2) each insurer doing business in this state to annually submit a report to the commissioner concerning climate risk.

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