A New Era in Compliance & Ethics…

The Compliance & Ethics Forum for Life Insurers ("CEFLI") is the new, premier source of compliance & ethics knowledge and information for life insurers. If you are a compliance & ethics professional in the life insurance industry, CEFLI is your connection to valuable insights, tools, professional networks and other vital resources. Membership includes access to an entire portfolio of customized compliance & ethics services calibrated to life insurers' needs.


Panelists discuss various strategies for building and maintaining an effective ethics training program.

CEFLI once again focused on the “E” in its name with an educational webinar devoted to Ethics on April 25th.  Faculty members Keturah Pestel, Code of Conduct Program Manager at Thrivent Financial and Kathy Pettit, AVP US Compliance at John Hancock shared how they are getting creative and going beyond their Code of Business Conduct to clarify expectations, encourage communication and keep their ethics training programs fresh. 

Noting her organization’s international presence, Ms. Pettit outlined John Hancock’s global approach to Code of Conduct training and their newly developed Compliance

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Benchmarking Survey

CEFLI has issued its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Benchmarking Survey Report identifying the current state of life insurers’ AML programs.

The AML Benchmarking Survey was conducted to gather information about the current state of practices with respect to AML, antifraud and the filing of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) as part of life insurers’ AML programs.

Overall, the AML Benchmarking Survey report confirms that life insurers are taking appropriate steps to monitor and report suspected financial crimes, and have built robust AML systems that are tailored to their company’s product offerings and distribution systems.

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CEFLI recently conducted its 2017 Compliance Fundamentals Training Conference at the Hilton O’Hare Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on April 18-20.

CEFLI offers its Compliance Fundamentals Training Conference annually as part of CEFLI member company benefits to provide an educational and training opportunity for those who may be new the life insurance industry or who may be seeking to expand their portfolio of current compliance skills.  CEFLI was very pleased to have the opportunity to attract an outstanding faculty of regulatory and company representatives who offered unique insights into key elements necessary to work effectively as a compliance professional in a life insurance company. 

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