Public Policy Testimony

Pension Practice Council's testimony to the Senate Special Committee on Aging for a hearing entitled "The Retirement Challenge: Making Savings Last a Lifetime." (June 11, 2010)
Casualty Practice Council testimony to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on S. 3305, which would raise the statutory limit of liability for some entities responsible for oil spills. (June 9, 2010)
Life Products Committee testimony for a National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) meeting on Stranger Originated Life Annuities. (May 20, 2010)
Life Products Committee testimony to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners meeting on Stranger Originated Annuities. (May 14, 2010)
State Health Committee testimony to the Massachusetts Legislature outlining some of the potential unintended consequences associated with H.B. 3447, An Act Providing for Equitable Coverage in Disability Policies, which would prohibit gender distinct premiums for disability insurance policies. (February 4, 2010)
Life Products Committee comments to the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission (IIPRC) on the proposed standards for Guaranteed Living Benefits on individual deferred annuities. (January 6, 2010)
State Health Committee testimony to the NAIC outlining several issues that need to be addressed, in terms of implementation at the state level, if federal health care reform is enacted. (December 4, 2009)
Risk Management & Financial Reporting Council testimony to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry supporting the establishment of a governmental systemic risk regulator. (December 2, 2009)
Health Practice Council testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means outlining three criteria to ensure that the current markets remain viable, and offering comments on how certain provisions of the Tri-Committee bill conform with those criteria. (June 24, 2009)
Risk Management and Financial Reporting Council testimony to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Capital Markets highlighting key concepts and elements that are needed for the effective oversight and monitoring of risks in the insurance industry. (May 14, 2009)