Event Agenda

Sunday, April 26, 2020

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. 
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. 
5:15 - 6:00 p.m. 
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

Moderator Meeting
Faculty Meeting
First-Timer’s Reception
Reception

Property and Casualty Sessions

Life and Health Sessions

Hot Topics Sessions

Private Appointments

Monday, April 27, 2020

7:30 - 8:15

Breakfast

8:15 - 9:00

Opening Session, Welcome, and Keynote 
Welcome to New Mexico! Grab your breakfast and join us for the opening session of our 2020 National School on Market Regulation! 

9:00 - 10:15

Emerging Issues: Commissioner's Forum

A panel of Insurance Commissioners will discuss emerging trends in state insurance regulation and the top priorities in today’s regulatory environment.

10:15 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:30

 

The Daily Briefing: The P&C Issues You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Attend this critical briefing on hot issues and trends, including changing views on rebating and inducements, e-delivery challenges, cyber-compliance and reporting, and P&C rate filings with data algorithms.

PBM's: How Do They Work and How Are They Regulated

Hear a discussion of these entities by regulators and industry, and find out where the NAIC is on them as well. 

Legislative Analysis - Making Sense of Complicated Laws

Many insurance laws may seem unambiguous to legislators, but their applications to insurance products are often unclear. If a law’s application to insurance products is unclear, ensuring compliance with such law is difficult. The presentation will show examples of common problematic laws, illustrate the compliance challenges created by them, and then suggest ways legislators can write laws to avoid such issues.

Faculty Appointments

Sign up for 15 minute appointments with the regulators of your choice! Please note that due to the potential conflict with state ethics laws, the Faculty and the IRES Foundation would appreciate if attendees would refrain from discussions of vendor contracting matters during these faculty appointments.

11:30 - 11:45

Break

Lunch, Awards & Guest Speaker

 

11:45 - 12:45

12:45 - 1:00

Break

1:00 - 2:00

Michigan No-Fault Reform

A review of Michigan's new auto insurance framework. We will present a summary of what's changed with insight from both the regulatory and industry perspectives.

Best Interest Standards

Regulators and industry representatives will discuss the NAIC Annuity Suitability Model, how it will protect consumers, and what you must do to comply. 

Going Digital

Going digital when the regulations say to go paper. We will explore maintaining compliance in the world of innovation. 

Faculty Appointments

Sign up for 15 minute appointments with the regulators of your choice! Please note that due to the potential conflict with state ethics laws, the Faculty and the IRES Foundation would appreciate if attendees would refrain from discussions of vendor contracting matters during these faculty appointments.

2:00 - 2:15

Break

2:15 - 3:15

Special Traps for the Unwary

Do you hate surprise findings in market conduct examinations? Attend this session to learn about the unique focus areas from a variety of state perspectives. For example, if your company writes auto in California, are your claims personnel complying with California Insurance Code 11580.11 (Child passenger restraint system replacement)?  If not, buckle up because your exam is about to take a sharp turn! 

All Things New York

As everyone knows, New York has a variety of complex rules and regulations. The panel will discuss and give insight on some recent New York actions. 

Multistate Examinations

This discussion will center on issues, challenges, and tips for dealing with both a multistate examination and how to handle multiple state examinations proceeding at the same time. 

Faculty Appointments

Sign up for 15 minute appointments with the regulators of your choice! Please note that due to the potential conflict with state ethics laws, the Faculty and the IRES Foundation would appreciate if attendees would refrain from discussions of vendor contracting matters during these faculty appointments.

3:15 - 3:30

Break

3:30 - 4:30

Claim Medley

Don't miss a discussion about wildfires, claims optimization, Medicare reporting, AOBs, and other claim issues.  

How Prevalent is Fraud in Insurance?

A panel will discuss fraud issues in both Life and Health and Property and Casualty.  

TCPA/CCPA

We will provide an overview of the key requirements and discuss best practices for compliance in this space. 

Faculty Appointments

Sign up for 15 minute appointments with the regulators of your choice! Please note that due to the potential conflict with state ethics laws, the Faculty and the IRES Foundation would appreciate if attendees would refrain from discussions of vendor contracting matters during these faculty appointments.

4:30 - 5:30

Vendor Reception

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

8:00 - 9:00

Breakfast and Regulator Roundtable

Join regulators and other industry professionals for breakfast and informal roundtable discussions. 

9:00 - 10:15

Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues

This session will explore current privacy and cybersecurity issues applicable to insurers. Panelists will include former commissioners Julie McPeak (TN) and Adam Hamm (ND). 

10:15 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:30

Artificial Intelligence Review

The session will explore the application of AI concepts such as machine learning and natural language processing to insurance. Panelists will include representatives from Industry, Information Partners, and InsureTech experts.

11:30 - 1:30

Lunch on Your Own

1:30 - 2:30

Get the basics and understand the differences between the two concepts. 

Unfair Discrimination in Insurance and Disparate Impact - They are Not the Same Thing! 

A Decade of the ACA

This will be a very interactive session, where a panel of experts will, through Q&A, discuss how the ACA has has evolved from it's inception. 

New Product Evaluation

This session will explore the new product evaluation process and tools available that the compliance professional uses to help figure out how to help create a compliant product, especially when it may cross over traditional disciplines. 

Faculty Appointments

Sign up for 15 minute appointments with the regulators of your choice! Please note that due to the potential conflict with state ethics laws, the Faculty and the IRES Foundation would appreciate if attendees would refrain from discussions of vendor contracting matters during these faculty appointments.

2:30 - 3:30 

Make Me Crazy - Regulatory Hurdles Involving Company Transfers

Learn tips for complying when moving insureds from one insurance company to another resulting from changes in products and programs, corporate restructuring, agency book transfers, and market withdrawals.

All Things New Mexico

Representatives from the New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance will discuss the latest legislative updates and other issues they are seeing in their state. 

Compliance Networking Conversations

This is your chance to talk to your peers about "what keeps you up at night" and other trends in compliance in a small group roundtable format. 

Faculty Appointments

Sign up for 15 minute appointments with the regulators of your choice! Please note that due to the potential conflict with state ethics laws, the Faculty and the IRES Foundation would appreciate if attendees would refrain from discussions of vendor contracting matters during these faculty appointments.

3:30 - 3:45

Break and Certificate Pick-up

3:45 - 5:00

Regulatory Rivalry

Enjoy your dessert and play along while teams of regulators and industry professionals face off and test their insurance-related knowledge in a fun filled game show format. 

6:00 - 9:00

Networking Event

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