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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Postpone Updated Guidance for Property Insurance Coveragehttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/fannie-mae-and-freddie-mac-postpone-updated-guidance-for-property-insurance-coverageFannie Mae and Freddie Mac Postpone Updated Guidance for Property Insurance CoverageThe guidance was set to take effect on June 1 and would have required mortgagors to acquire replacement cost value coverage for their property, including roofs, deeming actual cash value unacceptable.5/9/2024 10:00:00 AMIn the NewsOn the Hill In the NewsNewsNathan Riedel
Watch: FTC Noncompete Agreement Ban Explainedhttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/watch-ftc-noncompete-agreement-ban-explainedWatch: FTC Noncompete Agreement Ban ExplainedThe Big "I" government affairs team released a video explaining the rule, its effect on independent agents and the current state of play. 5/2/2024 4:00:00 AMOn the HillOn the Hill In the NewsNewsNathan Riedel
DOL Defines ‘Investment Advice Fiduciary' and Alters Overtime Regulationshttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/dol-defines-investment-advice-fiduciary-and-alters-overtime-regulationsDOL Defines ‘Investment Advice Fiduciary' and Alters Overtime RegulationsThe Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that will subject the financial services industry to new requirements designed to protect retirement investors from receiving bad or self-interested investment advice.4/25/2024 10:10:00 AMOn the HillOn the HillNewsNathan Riedel
FTC Issues Rule Banning Noncompete Agreementshttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/ftc-issues-rule-banning-noncompete-agreementsFTC Issues Rule Banning Noncompete AgreementsIndependent insurance agents who are considering the impact of the new regulation on their agencies and firms should consider some of the rule’s key elements and certain revisions that were incorporated in the final text. 4/25/2024 4:00:00 AMOn the HillOn the HillNewsWes Bissett
Lawmakers Introduce the American Privacy Rights Act of 2024https://www.iamagazine.com/news/lawmakers-introduce-the-american-privacy-rights-act-of-2024Lawmakers Introduce the American Privacy Rights Act of 2024The legislation would establish national standards for data privacy and security, requiring certain entities to be transparent about how they use data and give consumers the right to access, correct, delete and export their data. 4/18/2024 10:30:00 AMOn the HillOn the HillNewsRaaed Haddad
Rep. Gottheimer Discusses 20% Tax Deduction and Bipartisan Solutionshttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/rep-gottheimer-discusses-20-tax-deduction-and-bipartisan-solutionsRep. Gottheimer Discusses 20% Tax Deduction and Bipartisan SolutionsRep. Josh Gottheimer (D-New Jersey) spoke to Big “I” members to discuss the political climate on Capitol Hill, as well as progress on key Big “I" legislative priorities. 4/18/2024 10:00:00 AMOn the HillOn the Hill Announcements & EventsNewsWill Jones