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.  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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Annual Conference

CEFLI is pleased to announce its 2017 Annual Conference and CCO Leadership Forum taking place at The Swan Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida on September 11-13.

The meeting will attract a broad range of compliance and ethics professionals from across the life insurance industry to gather to discuss the most pressing compliance issues facing the life insurance industry today.  Once again, CEFLI will be convening one of the largest groups of Chief Compliance Officers at any industry meeting who will be available to provide insights and expertise for the Conference attendees.

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