Networks Financial Institute 10th Annual Insurance Public Policy Summit


Washington D.C. - March 12, 2014

Confronting New Challenges in U.S.
and International Regulations

Summary (1)

2: Opening Remarks:

Welcome by Daniel Bradley, Indiana State University's President and Brien Smith, dean of the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University.

3: A View from the House:

Randy Neugebauer (R-TX), Chairman, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing & Insurance.

4: A View from the Senate:

Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Member Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Committee and its Subcommittee on Securities Insurance & Investment.

5: Federal Insurance Office:

Michael T. McRaith, Director.

6: A View from the NAIC:

Monica Lindeen, Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance and NAIC President Elect

7: Industry Insights Panel – U.S. and International Developments:

Peter Gallanis, President, National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations
Leigh Ann Pusey, President and CEO, American Insurance Association
Tim Pawlenty, CEO, Financial Services Roundtable
Moderator: Charles Richardson, Faegre Baker Daniels.

8: FSOC and International Regulatory Challenges:

Peter J. Wallison, Co-Director, American Enterprise Institute’s Program on Financial Policy Studies and Arthur F. Burns Chair in Financial Market Studies.

9: International Regulatory Issues:

Andrés Portilla, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Institute of International Finance (IFF).

Looking Toward the Future:

As several Summit participants noted, the time of discussing what insurance regulation should look like has evolved into a period of implementation. As implementation proceeds, Networks Financial Institute will continue to advance research and dialogue that promotes the insurance sector’s role as a driver of economic growth. Information on the 11th Insurance Public Policy Summit will be posted at

Our Summit Summary is available to download (PDF, 19 pages, 654Kb).

Faegre Baker Daniels have also published a summary of the Summit on their web pages.

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