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        U.S. and International Regulators Advance Global Framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 8, 2013) — The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) will host the 6th annual International Insurance Forum May 9-10 in Washington, D.C. The forum brings together U.S. and international insurance regulators, consumer advocates, academics and industry leadership.

Jim Donelon, NAIC President and Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, will welcome the forum‘s 200+ attendees. NAIC Chief Executive Officer Ben Nelson is scheduled to offer perspectives on the impact of international regulatory developments on the U.S. supervisory framework of state-based insurance regulation.

Discussion topics during the two-day forum include:

  • Components of Effective Group Supervision
  • Longevity Risk and the Search for Solutions
  • Role of Insurance as a Disaster Risk Management Tool
  • CEO Perspectives on International Developments
  • Effective Resolution Regimes and the Role of Policyholder Protection Structures
  • Addressing Financial Stability in the Insurance Sector

Other featured speakers and panelists include current chief state insurance regulators as well as representatives from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Federal Reserve Board and CEOs from internationally active insurance companies.

On-site registration opens at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 9 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. Click HERE for the agenda and more information.

About the NAIC

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization created and governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Through the NAIC, state insurance regulators establish standards and best practices, conduct peer review, and coordinate their regulatory oversight. NAIC staff supports these efforts and represents the collective views of state regulators domestically and internationally. NAIC members, together with the central resources of the NAIC, form the national system of state-based insurance regulation in the U.S. For more information, visit

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