Issue Forums

Annuity Suitability Issue Forum 
CEFLI's Annuity Suitability Issue Forum meets on a periodic basis to discuss applicable state insurance and FINRA regulations that impact the sale of annuities.  The Issue Forum will address operational challenges caused by the related compliance requirements and identify possible alternatives and leading practices that companies are considering and implementing.

The Issue Forum has been instrumental in the creation of various related topics discussed at CEFLI’s events and developed an industry wide benchmarking survey.

Compliance Metrics Issue Forum
CEFLI’s Compliance Metrics Issue Forum meets on a periodic basis to discuss several key methods and metrics to monitor the business operations as well as identify important indicators to measure the overall effectiveness of Compliance.

The Issue Forum has been instrumental with developing an educational webinar on this topic.

Fraud Awareness Issue Forum
CEFLI’s Fraud Awareness Issue Forum meets on a periodic basis to share publicly available information with the life insurance industry for educational purposes and to further help prevent fraudulent activities.

The Issue Forum has been instrumental with developing an educational webinar on this topic.

Social Media Issue Forum
CEFLI's Social Media Issue Forum meets on a periodic basis to review developments pertaining to innovative strategies employed by life insurance companies to permit social media use and to promote sales activities. The Issue Forum closely monitors regulatory developments through the NAIC, FINRA and the SEC concerning these evolving technologies.

The Issue Forum has been instrumental in the creation of various related resource materials to help with policy development and guidelines for supervisor and monitoring.  CEFLI’s Summit Meetings on Social Media have been widely acclaimed for their candid discussions with regulators and company professionals.

Unclaimed Property Issue Forum
CEFLI's newest Unclaimed Property Issue Forum was established in January 2013 to monitor new developments, both regulatory and operational, pertaining to unclaimed property matters.