PLI Seminar Focus: Understanding Securities Of Insurance Companies

Monday, December 1, 2008 - 01:00

The Practising Law Institute will sponsor this timely program titled Understanding the Securities Products of Insurance Companies 2009 for Monday and Tuesday, January 5 and 6.It will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on day one, and from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on day two at the PLI New York Conference Center, 810 Seventh Avenue, New York City.

Featured among the speakers will be program co-chairs Joan E. Boros, Jorden Burt LLP and Jeffrey S. Puretz, Dechert LLP; Karen J. Alvarado, Division Compliance Officer, Transamerica Life Insurance Company; Christopher M. Grinnell, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Vice President, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc; William J. Kotapish, Assistant Director; Office of Insurance Products, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and Christopher E. Palmer, Goodwin Procter LLP.

The insurance industry's growth in the sales of variable annuities, variable life insurance, mutual funds, pension products, and new innovative products has attracted the attention of investors, regulators and the press. The program will provide a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to the critical subjects and legal challenges practitioners in the securities and insurance fields must understand. As the regulatory regimes that govern securities products and asset management services offered by insurance company complexes undergo significant changes, the regulatory requirements have expanded.

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