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Eric R. Dinallo   Superintendent of Insurance  25 Beaver Street  New York, N.Y. 10004

ISSUED 07/21/2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: ATTORNEY GENERAL, INSURANCE DEPARTMENT HOLDING ALBANY PUBLIC HEARING JULY 23 ON BROKER COMPENSATION, DISCLOSURE

The New York State Insurance Department and the New York State Office of the Attorney General will hold a joint public hearing on July 23 in Albany on compensation arrangements for insurance agents and brokers and disclosure of fees to customers. The hearing will cover forms and disclosure of producer compensation, and if steering is associated with certain forms of compensation, the mechanisms that are most effective to curb such practices. It is designed to get the views of all interested parties on the proposed addition of a new regulation governing compensation and disclosure.

WHERE:
Chancellor’s Hall
State Education Building
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234

WHEN: Wednesday, July 23. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. or until testimony is complete.

WEBCAST: The hearing will be webcast live at www.totalwebcasting.com/live/nysins.

Press Contacts:
OAG: Matthew Glazer 212-416-8060
NYSID: Ron Klug 212-480-5262, 347-203-1167

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