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Content tagged with Compliance posted in November 2011
Barney Frank's Next Role -- Treasury Secretary?
Commentary  |  11/29/2011  | 
Barney Frank, the Dodd-Frank co-author and advocate of tougher bank regulation, who announced he will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives in 2012, leaves a mixed legacy for the financial services industry -- and says he will not be "a lobbyist or historian" when he leaves Congress.
Proactive Regulatory Compliance Creates a Competitive Advantage for Insurance Companies
News  |  11/18/2011  | 
Insurers have tended to scramble to meet new regulatory demands only when forced to do so. But technology is giving insurers ways to build compliance agility -- and business value -- into their processes and capabilities.
Top 10 Areas of Focus for Health Organizations in 2012
News  |  11/17/2011  | 
PwC's Top Health Industry Issues studies forecasts new payer/provider partnerships, investments in informatics and social media, and new approaches to privacy in an unsettled political and regulatory environment.
The State of Insurance Regulation: Q&A With NAIC President Susan Voss
News  |  11/15/2011  | 
Between healthcare reform and Dodd-Frank, insurance regulators have a full plate of rules to implement that will affect all lines of business. Iowa insurance commissioner and NAIC president Susan Voss spoke recently with I&T associate editor Nathan Golia about how regulators are harmonizing their efforts, what solvency means for insurance Carriers and where social media fits in insurance.
Who Will Be the Winners and Losers When Supreme Court Rules on Healthcare Reform?
Commentary  |  11/14/2011  | 
Supreme Court will consider challenges to healthcare reform law's individual mandate requirement; oral arguments will be presented in March and a decision could come by June 2012.
Sharpening Compliance With Cloud-Based Analytics Tools
News  |  11/4/2011  | 
The Warranty Group taps Clearwater's SaaS-enabled reporting and analytics solution for compliance and risk insight.
Life Insurance Companies Face Fight Over Death Benefits
News  |  11/4/2011  | 
Life insurers face a new data management challenge as state regulators demand that they proactively search for life insurance beneficiaries. But who really benefits?
Preparing for the Unknown: Analytics Are Key to Compliance With Healthcare Reform
News  |  11/3/2011  | 
With the final shape of healthcare reform still uncertain, insurance IT departments are focusing on improving data and analytics capabilities to prepare for developing rules.
Insurers Push Boundaries of Social Media Use in Claims, Underwriting
News  |  11/3/2011  | 
Insurers are pushing boundaries in their uses of information from social networking sites. But how far is too far?
Treasury Appoints 15 to Advise on Insurance
News  |  11/2/2011  | 
The Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance will advise the Federal Insurance Office on its responsibilities.
Let's Face it: We Don’t Care That Much About Data Security
Commentary  |  11/2/2011  | 
Whenever experts discuss best practices for protecting personal or corporate data, we nod in agreement. But we don't follow them as closely as we should.
Cyber Attacks Increasingly Focused at Individual Users: Ernst & Young
News  |  11/1/2011  | 
The "human being is the perimeter," E&Y experts say, as attackers aim to take advantage of individual users' behavior to gain footholds in corporate networks.

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