National Association of Insurance Commissioners News

The State of NAIC’s Data Security Model Law

Most states have yet to adopt a cyber security model law for the insurance industry like the one approved by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in 2017, but one expert believes the industry should be prepared for what he …

California Commissioner Named Chair of New NAIC Cannabis Committee

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has named California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones chair of its new Cannabis Insurance Working Group. Jones proposed that the NAIC establish this working group the NAIC’s Summer National Meeting. The reason for creating the …

Report: California Workers’ Comp Direct Written Premiums Fell

California workers’ compensation covered payroll rose last year, but the average premium rate charged to employers fell 10 percent, so total direct written premium in the system declined by $192 million to $12.77 billion in 2071, 1.5 percent less than …

Retiring Commissioner Sevigny Talks State Regulation, Being a Good Leader

New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny is planning to retire this summer after 16 years with the New Hampshire Insurance Department. His current term ends on June 11. Prior to his 16 years working as a regulator in the state …

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Tapped to Chair Antifraud Task Force

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has been named chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Antifraud (D) Task Force. He also was named to the International Insurance Relations (G) Committee, Executive (EX) Committee and Property and Casualty …

Pennsylvania’s Altman Named to Leadership Position on Health Insurance with NAIC

Acting Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman will serve as vice chair of the Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), the organization reported in announcing its leadership for 2018. “I am pleased with …

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Named Consumer Committee Chair at NAIC

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr has been named chairman of the Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) for 2018. The mission of the Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee is …

California Commissioner Takes Aim at Oil, Coal Producing States

Responding to top government officials in 12 oil and gas producing states that threatened to sue over the state’s climate initiatives, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said: bring it on. In June, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter sent a letter …

California Commissioner Counters AGs, other Commissioners over Climate Initiative

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has fired off a letter to the 12 oil state attorneys general and one governor from states like Texas and Oklahoma over threats to sue him if he did not stop his Climate Risk Carbon …

12 States Call Out California’s ‘Affront to Sound Insurance Regulation’

It’s difficult to decide whether Dave Jones is underdog prize fighter Rocky Balboa or reigning champ Apollo Creed. He’s the insurance commissioner of the most populated state in the nation and that makes him a powerful figure. But with a …