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.


CEFLI’s 2016 Educational Webinar Series Continued with Two Webinars in March

CEFLI was privileged to have Doug Ommen, Deputy Commissioner of the Iowa Insurance Division join Member Company Representatives from American Equity and Athene for our latest annuity suitability webinar. Participants in the March 22nd webinar gained insight into regulatory expectations for information sharing among insurers and Third Party Distributors (TPD) and learned what goes into an exemplary suitability report to senior management.  Read more

On March 16th CEFLI partnered with Gold Level Affiliate Member PricewaterhouseCoopers to deliver a timely webinar on the Department of Labor’s Proposed Fiduciary Standard.  In one of CEFLI’s most attended webinars to date, PwC’s panel of DOL fiduciary rule experts provided an overview of the current status, key provisions and anticipated impact on the compliance lifecycle for insurers and broker dealers. 

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Summit Meeting

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!

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Benchmarking Survey

CEFLI To Release 2016 Annuity Suitability Benchmarking Survey.

CEFLI is pleased to announce it will soon release its 2016 Annuity Suitability Benchmarking Survey to gather feedback from life insurance industry compliance and ethics professionals concerning their company's annuity suitability practices.  The Survey will examine a broad range of elements associated with annuity suitability programs including the organizational structure of annuity suitability operations and practices associated with suitability review and third-party supervision. 
The 2016 CEFLI Annuity Suitability Benchmarking Survey will be open for response by all life insurance industry compliance and ethics professionals.  Any individual responding to the Survey from a non-CEFLI member company will be eligible to receive an Executive Summary of the results of the Survey.  CEFLI member company representatives will receive a full copy of the Survey Report as part of their CEFLI membership benefits. 

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