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N.Y.’s Call for Moratorium on Life Insurance Captives Questioned by NAIC

National Association of Insurance Commissioners President Jim Donelon questioned the need for a countrywide halt on approvals of captive insurance deals one day after New York’s regulator said the transactions hide risk. “I don’t see an obvious need for such …

N.Y. Says Life Insurers’ Use of ‘Shadow Insurance’ Could Hurt Policyholders

New York State’s financial regulators issued a report today that found a widespread use of captive, reinsurance entities by New York-based life insurance companies. Calling these arrangements “shadow insurance,” the report said life insurers used their captive entities, often based …

Mortgage Insurers Settle for $15 MIllion Over Alleged Kickbacks to Lenders

Four mortgage insurers agreed to pay about $15 million to settle claims that they paid kickbacks to mortgage lenders in exchange for business, the U.S. consumer watchdog said on Thursday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said the deals took place …