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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Variable, indexed annuities may cost more than you think

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

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States aren’t great at regulating insurance

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

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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.

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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.

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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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