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Jackson National to reintroduce fee-based annuities in New York

The No. 2 seller of annuity products was reassured by new guidance issued by New York regulators.


Lincoln, other insurers likely to backtrack on New York annuity pullback

New York regulators issued new guidance that puts the industry at ease.


The SEC botched title reform. New York got it right

The SEC backed off a promising provision in its proposed rule, while New York takes on use of misleading titles in no uncertain terms.


Lincoln, Penn Mutual pull insurance products from New York in wake of best-interest rule

The departures follow the news that Jackson National halted sales of some products in the state.


Jackson National suspends fee-based annuity sales in New York due to best-interest rule

Others insurers are also poised to pull out of the New York market given the tougher sales standards.


Variable, indexed annuities may cost more than you think

This detail could catch clients off guard when they surrender or exchange a policy.


States aren’t great at regulating insurance

Promoters of insurance products can say pretty much anything in their marketing materials.


Genworth, GE and Unum need to shore up long-term care business: report

Some financial advisers are wary of the possibility insurers will sell long-term-care blocks to private-equity firms or hedge funds.


SEC draws ire with indexed annuity misstep

The regulator issued an investor bulletin about indexed annuities that instead described a different product — a buffer annuity.


Warning about insurance reserves at GE is relevant to all U.S. life insurers

Markopolos cited the effect of new standards for how companies account for long-term care policies.


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