American Insurance Association (AIA) News

Insurers Win Case to Kill HUD Disparate Impact Rule

Property/casualty insurer trade groups won a court victory Monday when a federal judge ruled in their favor that the U.S. Fair Housing Act does not prohibit housing practices including the pricing of homeowners insurance that have a disparate impact on …

AIA Endorses (TiSA) Agreement Negotiations; Supports Energy Coverage Inclusion

The American Insurance Association (AIA) has endorsed the negotiations underway in Geneva for the adoption of the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) initiative, as the PCI recently did. In a letter to Ambassador Michael Froman, the U.S. Trade representative, AIA …

Wise Joins AIA Federal Affairs Team

Amanda Greenwold Wise will assume the position of vice president and chief counsel for federal affairs for the American Insurance Association (AIA), the Washington, D.C. trade group said. Wise joins AIA from the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP. She …

Insurers to Illinois Lawmakers: Regulate Commercial Rideshare Insurance Coverage

Two of the nation’s largest property/casualty insurer trade associations have weighed in with Illinois lawmakers on the subject of insurance coverage for commercial rideshare companies, saying such companies should be regulated in the same manner as other “for hire” auto …

AIA Testifies on Challenges to U.S. Insurers in India

Stephen Simchak, director of international affairs for the American Insurance Association (AIA), testified about trade and investment barriers that U.S. property-casualty insurers face in India at a public hearing before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).  He was the sole …