Capital Markets Bureau

 

The Capital Markets Bureau is located in the NAIC's Capital Markets & Investment Analysis Office in New York City. Its mission is to support state insurance departments and other NAIC staff on matters affecting the regulation of investment activities at state regulated insurance companies.

The Capital Markets Bureau monitors developments and trends in the financial markets generally, and specifically with respect to the insurance industry.

  1. Issues that are of interest to state insurance regulators are reported periodically through regularly scheduled publications and through ad hoc reports.
  2. State insurance regulators can request independent research on investment issues.
  3. The group assists in examinations, through analysis of investment portfolios, discussions with examiners and, as requested, participates in on-site examinations.
  4. The staff provides training, education and analysis support through on-site seminars and webinars. This is coordinated through the NAIC's Education and Training Department.

The Capital Markets

Capital Markets Special Reports available to regulators and the public, these reports focus on detailed and specific analysis of issues that have the potential of impacting insurance company investment portfolios.

Capital Markets Conference Calls for REGULATORS ONLY are held on a quarterly basis, or as needed. This provides an open forum for discussion of recent research or topical issues of the day. Registered participants receive Continuing Education credits.

Investment Portal is another REGULATOR ONLY tool provided by the NAIC. The secure website is available to state insurance regulators that request access. The Capital Markets Bureau maintains the website with current market information and reports from various sources.

Investment Analysis: As requested by state insurance regulators, the Capital Markets Bureau provides a number of services – (1) Preliminary Investment Analysis and detailed Investment Analysis Reports; (2) Detailed Asset Reviews; (3) Derivatives Use Plan Reviews; and (4) On-Site Examination Support. Any state insurance department that is interested in such support should contact the Capital Markets Bureau by sending an email to ekolchinsky@naic.org.

 
 

One New York Plaza
Suite 4210
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212.398.9000
Fax: 212.382.4204

Newswire Check out the Capital Markets News in the NAIC Newswire starting April 11th.

Special Reports Archive

HotSpot Index

Market Buzz

Primers

Capital Markets Update - November 2018

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Markets publications:

  ⇒ State Insurance Regulator

  ⇒ Interested Party (Other)

 

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