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Aug 3, 2015 - ... to comment on proposed rules in Iowa amending requirements regarding notification to policyholders of the cancellation, non-renewal, or termination of an insurance policy. As reported in an earlier Advisory, insurers in Iowa are allowed to transmit...

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Feb 19, 2015 - ... adopted and the adopted version is available online. May 6 UPDATE: The Iowa Division of Insurance has proposed rules intended to clarify authorized methods of delivery for notices of cancellation, suspension, nonrenewal, and termination of policies. A recent bulletin from the Iowa Insurance...

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Apr 14, 2014 - [ACTION_PRINT_ARTICLE] Five states recently enacted laws to allow insurers to post policy forms, endorsements, and other documents on a website, or transmit them electronically, in lieu of mailing them to insureds. These laws follow a series of similar measures enacted in several states in 2013, and more states are expected to follow suit before the end of this year's legislative sessions. Earlier measures were reported in AAIS Advisory notices here, here, and here. Among other things, measu...

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Apr 9, 2014 - Hilton Head Island, S.C., April 8, 2014—The chief executive officers of three property/casualty insurance companies were elected today to serve on the board of directors of the American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS). AAIS is a national advisory organization that develops policy forms and rating information used by more than 700 P/C insurers throughout the U.S. The election of new directors was conducted during the AAIS annual meeting, held in conjunction with AAIS's annu...

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Apr 8, 2014 - [ACTION_PRINT_ARTICLE] The chief executive officers of three AAIS member companies were elected to the AAIS board of directors during today's AAIS annual meeting, held in conjunction with the 2014 AAIS Main Event conference in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The new members of the AAIS board are: Bruce G. Kelley, J.D., CPCU, CLU, president and CEO of EMC Insurance Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa. Jeff Mauland, CPCU, AU, president and CEO of North Star Mutual Ins. Co., Cottonwood, Minn. ...

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Mar 13, 2014 - ... Iowa Division of Insurance has rescinded a subrule that previously required a signature line on all endorsements, riders, and agreements restricting coverage under another policy form. The signature line requirement...

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Aug 20, 2012 - It's a fact of American history that human beings were once owned as property, and insured for the benefit of their owners. Now, insurers are required by at least four states–California, Illinois, Iowa, and Maryland–to respond to requests for information indicating whether they ever issued polices insuring slaves, and for any available records of those policies. While property/casualty insurers are required to respond, responding has not been difficult for them. Most curre...

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Jul 27, 2012 - [ACTION_PRINT_ARTICLE] NOTE: The format of the AAIS Advisory has changed, starting in June 2012. Notices are now posted individually as they arise, then combined in a periodic email message. The AAIS Agricultural Output Program (AgOP) and Agricultural General Liability Program (AgGL) will be described in breakout sessions during Fall 2012 Agribusiness Conferences, scheduled for Sept. 10-11 in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., and Oct. 22-23 in Des Moines, Iowa. The AgOP provides forms, manual classifica...

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Feb 29, 2012 - ... from proponents of such financing suggest that insurers have good reason to anticipate that it could change legal dynamics in favor of claimants. In an August 2011 research report, University of Iowa law professor Maya Steinitz argues that longstanding prohibitions against maintenance and champerty effectively exclude "have-nots" from full use of the court system. Steinitz cites arguments originated by legal scholar...

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Aug 15, 2011 - ... are not currently addressed in Nebraska's insurance laws or regulations. "Mandatory directives may [only] be used when there are existing laws or regulations to support the directive." A day after Ramge's notice, Iowa Insurance Commissioner Susan Voss took a different tack, issuing a bulletin ordering insurers to suspend vacancy and off-premises coverage limitations, the latter for 90 days. Iowa Insurance Division spokesman...