Regulation and Oversight
Having completed its committee assignments for the year, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has announced its regulatory strategic priorities for 2023. This year's priorities cover such areas as climate and catastrophe risk, artificial intelligence and cyber security, insurer oversight, marketing of insurance products, and protection gaps.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has named its 2023 committee chairs and vice chairs. The NAIC also assigned members to its standing committees and named its 2023 task force chairs and vice chairs based on requirements established in the organization's bylaws.
The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) is seeking feedback on a paper focusing on operational resilience in the insurance sector. In response to the trends underscoring the importance of resilience, the IAIS' Operating Resilience Task Force (ORTF) has published for consultation an "Issues Paper on Insurance Sector Operational Resilience."
The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Access to Insurance Initiative) have published a note examining the role insurance supervisors could play in creating insurance-based programs for pandemic risk. The report outlines the roles that insurance supervisors can play as future initiatives are developed.
Recent changes to Vermont's captive insurance laws allow Vermont captives to accept or transfer risks through parametric contracts. Other recent legislative changes in Vermont include imposing new cyber-security requirements on entities licensed under the state's insurance laws.