Could the Obama administration be preparing to drop a bombshell like federal insurance regulation on the industry?
C-FIRE Deputy Director R.J. Lehmann talks with conservative journalist J.P. Freire about the White House’s appointment of Richard Cordray to head the CFPB.
Expect Congress to pass flood insurance reform and make progress on crop insurance. Legislation looking to create optional federal charter, a national catastrophe fund backstop or to roll back Dodd-Frank or Sarbanes-Oxley all face significantly longer odds.
Rep. Steve Stivers’ bill, adopted yesterday by a House subcommittee, includes a tiny provision with big consequences: Barring the Federal Insurance Office from sharing almost any data it collects.
C-FIRE Deputy Director R.J. Lehmann offers updates on key insurance issues on Capitol Hill, including flood insurance, the Super Committee package and efforts to roll back federal oversight of insurance under the Dodd-Frank Act.
In the FIRE Podcast, veteran insurance policy wonk Robert Gordon argues that P&C insurers shouldn’t be deemed systemically risky.
The NAIC says it will make $19 million next year selling insurance data filed by companies with state regulators. The Federal Insurance Office should bring this crony regulatory monopoly to an end by making all statutory filings publicly available.