Past Summit Meetings

Virtual Summit Meeting

April 29, 2020 - June 1, 2021

Virtual SummitCEFLI conducted a Virtual Summit Meeting in the form of five webinars in lieu of the in-person event that was scheduled to take place in April.  Meeting content will be added to CEFLI's website using a phased approach.  All content will be posted by May 6, 2020.  Click below to view the meeting content!

2019 CEFLI Summit Meeting

November 20, 2019 - November 21, 2019

Regional Compliance Forum

The 2019 CEFLI Summit Meeting took place November 21, 2019 at the Fairmont Hotel Washington DC Georgetown.  

The Future of Sales Standards in the Life Insurance Industry

April 30, 2018 - May 1, 2018

Summit Meeting

The Future of Sales Standards in the Life Insurance Industry

CEFLI recently conducted a Summit Meeting to explore The Future of Sales Standards in the Life Insurance Industry in Chicago. The meeting established an appropriate Forum to bring together life insurance company compliance and ethics professionals, regulatory representatives and industry experts to discuss the impact that evolving sales standards may have upon future compliance practices in the life insurance industry.

DOL Fiduciary Rule Summit Meeting

May 10, 2016

CEFLI DOL Fiduciary Rule Summit Meeting
Washington, DC
May 10-11

In light of the recent issuance of the US Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule, CEFLI will be conducting an educational and training session to review key elements of the impact of the rule in the life insurance industry.

The CEFLI DOL Fiduciary Rule Summit Meeting will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC on May 10-11. CEFLI has convened an outstanding faculty of subject matter experts who will provide in-depth insights on key elements of the DOL Fiduciary Rule and the implications of its provisions for life insurance companies and their compliance professionals. We hope you will be able to join us!

The Future of Insurance Regulation

February 24, 2016 (All day)

CEFLI is pleased to announce the next installment of its popular Summit Meeting series.

The session explored the evolving nature of the marketplace for life insurance and annuity products.
A top panel of current and former insurance regulators including:
Nick Gerhart, Commissioner – Iowa Insurance Division;
Mary Jo Hudson, former Director – Ohio DOI (Member, Bailey Cavalieri) 
joined company representatives and industry experts to discuss key issues facing the life insurance industry and take your questions duringan interactive town hall meeting.

Unclaimed Property V

April 22, 2015

CEFLI Conducts Another Successful Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting - Outstanding Faculty Offers Valuable Insights for Attendees

CEFLI recently completed the fifth edition in its popular Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting series on April 22 in Chicago.  The meeting explored a range of issues on this important and challenging compliance issue and offered attendees unique insights from outstanding faculty members with broad experience in unclaimed property matters.

Annuity Suitability - A Review of Current Strategies and Regulatory Expectations

February 25, 2015 (All day)

CEFLI Annuity Suitability Summit Meeting - Des Moines, IA

CEFLI Summit Meetings are designed to bring regulators and industry representatives together in a unique forum to discuss current marketplace challenges and work collaboratively in a non-advocacy environment to promote overall marketplace improvements.  

The 2015 Annuity Suitability Summit Meeting reviewed current insurer annuity suitability compliance strategies and regulatory expectations regarding annuity suitability compliance requirements.  Areas for review will included regulatory examinations, complex product developments, oversight of third-party distributors including IMOs, BGAs and BDs, producer training requirements and more!

Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting IV: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed?

April 30, 2014

CEFLI Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting IV Meets with Great Success

CEFLI held the fourth iteration in its very popular Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting series in Minneapolis on April 30.  The meeting marked the fourth time that CEFLI played a leadership role in bringing together regulators and life insurance company representatives to explore the challenges associated with unclaimed property issues.

A highlight of the meeting was a panel discussion moderated by Tom Butler of Maynard Cooper & Gale with Iowa Commissioner Nick Gerhart...

Life & Annuity Marketplace Summit Meeting - A Non-Advocacy Forum for Regulatory and Industry Discussion

February 26, 2014

Regulators and Industry Representatives share insights on suitability and complex products.

CEFLI continued its role as a leading, non-advocacy organization by bringing together regulatory and industry representatives to discuss current marketplace challenges at the recent CEFLI Life & Annuity Marketplace Summit Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa.

This unique Forum offered an opportunity for representatives of over 50 life insurance companies to engage in direct, informal dialogue with regulators from several state insurance...

Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting III - An Examination of the Challenges Ahead

June 5, 2013

Industry experts and their peers addressed pertinent topics relevant to Unclaimed Property -An Examination of the Challenges Ahead on Wednesday, June 5 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, MA.


ERM/ORSA - Working Together for Effective Risk Management

May 16, 2013

ERM/ORSA Summit Meeting
Working Together for Effective Risk Management

May 16, 2013
Crowne Plaza O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center in Chicago.


Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting II: A Regulatory and Operations Perspective

November 13, 2012

State and federal regulators, industry experts, producers and life insurance company representatives met on November 13, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center.

Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting I: An Examination of the Challenges Ahead

May 23, 2012

CEFLI hosted its Unclaimed Property Summit Meeting I at The Westin New York at Times Square Hotel in New York on May 23, 2012 providing attendees with updated information concerning current federal and state regulatory developments with respect to unclaimed property and the sharing of leading practices. CEFLI's Summit Meetings included state and federal regulators, producers, distributors and life insurance company representatives who met to discuss and share contemporary compliance and ethics challenges.

Ethics - New Ethical Challenges Ahead

March 19, 2012

In recognition of the fact that March is Ethics Awareness Month, CEFLI held its 2012 Ethics Summit Meeting on Monday, March 19 in Washington, DC. In addition to releasing the results of CEFLI's 2012 Compliance and Ethics Benchmarking Survey, the session included presentations by several well-recognized thought leaders on ethics and ethics education as well as perspectives offered by regulators who shared observations concerning their review of insurer practices with respect to ethical issues. The meeting covered a broad range of ethics issues related to the life insurance industry.

Social Media - Regulatory Insights & Implementation Strategies

October 6, 2011

Summit Meeting Provided Companies Great Opportunity to Give Comments to Regulators!

On October 6, 2011 in Washington DC, CEFLI presented a Summit Meeting on the topic of social media.  The event was entitled, “Regulatory Insights & Implementation Strategies”, and was broken into regulator panels in the morning and company and solutions provider panels...

Ethics: Where are we now? Where are we headed?

April 13, 2011

CEFLI held its first Summit Meeting since its organizational launch earlier this year. The program entitled, “Ethics: Where are we now? Where are we headed?,” provided an overview of ethics broadly across all industries and focused on ethics and ethics-related issues in the life insurance industry. “The Summit Meeting brought together thought leaders...