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    Independent ‘Systemic Risk Council’ Forged to Encourage Regulatory Reform

    June 18, 2012

    Former regulators and legislators have created a new committee aimed at putting pressure on Washington officials to continue focusing on statutes aimed at reducing systemic risk in financial markets.

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    Obama Signs 60-Day NFIP Bill; Industry Pivots to Long-Term Efforts

    June 11, 2012

    With President Obama signing a 60-day National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) extension bill on May 31, a lapse in the program has been avoidedbut industry officials are wasting no time looking to the next phase and calling on the Senate to act on a five-year extension.

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    New Regulatory Non-Governmental Council Formed

    June 06, 2012

    Former regulators and legislators have created a new committee aimed at putting pressure on Washington officials to continue to focus on rules and laws aimed at reducing systemic risk in financial markets.

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    Pres. Obama Signs 60-Day NFIP Bill; Industry Pivots to Long-Term Efforts

    June 01, 2012

    With President Obama signing a 60-day National Flood Insurance Program extension bill, a lapse in the program has been avoided, but industry officials are wasting no time looking to the next phase and calling on the Senate to act on a five-year extension.

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    Expected House Bill Would Extend NFIP for 1 Month; Buy Time for Senate

    May 15, 2012

    Rep. Judy Biggert, R-Ill., plans to introduce a bill in the House that would extend the National Flood Insurance Program for one month, pushing the programs expiration date back to June 30.

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    After FSOC Rule, Industry Maintains P&C Not Systemically Risky

    April 12, 2012

    Spokesmen for insurance-trade groups insist that when all is said and done, officials of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) will support insurers view that insurance activities, by their very nature, do not pose a threat to the stability of the U.S. financial system.

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    After FSOC Rule, Industry Maintains P&C Is Not Systemically Risky

    April 04, 2012

    Spokesmen for insurance-trade groups insist that when all is said and done, officials of the Financial Stability Oversight Council will support insurers view that insurance activities by their very nature do not pose a threat to the stability of the U.S. financial system.

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    House Moves Again on Limited McCarran-Ferguson Repeal, Passing Bill

    March 22, 2012

    The House took action again today on repealing the McCarran-Ferguson antitrust exemption for health insurers by passing the larger bill to which the repeal amendment was attached.

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    Industry Groups Supporting Crash Parts Law

    February 09, 2012

    The P&C insurance industry is supporting legislation that would alter patent law to allow for the use of parts not made by the manufacturer in repairing damaged vehicles.

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    Industry Groups Supporting Crash Parts Law

    February 03, 2012

    The property and casualty insurance industry is supporting legislation that would alter patent law to allow for use of parts not made by the manufacturer in repairing damaged vehicles.