Topic: Regulatory

Locke Lord Lawyers to Speak on Regulatory Developments in Analytics, Data Usage, and Data Security

On March 24, Locke Lord lawyers Brian Casey, Benjamin Sykes and Daron Janis, along with Mitch Wein, Senior Vice President of Research and Consulting at Novarica, will look at new regulatory developments in analytics, data usage, and data security that have the potential to affect insurer technology strategy.

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AM Best Seeks to Implement New Methodologies to Assess Underwriting Performance of Delegated Underwriting Authority Enterprises

Given increasing reliance on “managing general agents”, managing general underwriters, program administrators or managers, brokers, agents, coverholders, and other entities delegated insurer underwriting authority (collectively “Delegated Underwriting Authority Enterprises” or “DUAEs”), AM Best is seeking to implement a new “Performance Assessment” to evaluate the ability of DUAEs to provide services to their insurance partners.

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NAIC Adopts Amendments to the Unfair Trade Practices Act Model Pertaining to Anti-Rebating

The NAIC Innovation and Technology (EX) Task Force met December 4th and discussed and adopted model law language amendments to the Unfair Trade Practices Act (#880) pertaining to anti-rebating. The adopted amendments permit the offer or provision by insurers or producers, by or through employees, affiliates or third party representatives, of value-added products or services at no or reduced cost when such products or services are not specified in the policy of insurance if the product or service relates to the insurance coverage and meets certain other specified criteria.

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Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter – Fall 2020

Locke Lord’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter provides topical snapshots of recent developments in the fast-changing world of privacy, data protection, and cyber risk management. For further information on any of the subjects covered in the newsletter, please contact one of the members of our privacy and cybersecurity team.

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Incumbent Insurance Commissioners Survive Election Night 2020

While much remains to be decided after a tumultuous Election Night 2020, the five elected ‎Insurance Commissioner positions on the ballot this year appear to have been filled as ‎expected, with four incumbents retaining their positions and the one vacancy on its way to ‎being held by the candidate of the same party as the departing commissioner.‎

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NEW PROGRAM ADDED: Join Locke Lord for a Complimentary Summer Speaker Series on Issues Impacting the Insurance Industry as We Move to the Next Phase of COVID-19

The summer is coming to an end…and so is our Summer Speaker Series! Join us for the final program in our series on issues impacting the insurance industry as we move to the next phase of COVID-19. One hour of CLE is approved in CA, IL, TX and NY. Other states are pending.

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