Press Releases

AALU Statement on SEC’s Standard of Conduct Final Rule

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AALU President and CEO Marc Cadin offered the following reaction to the SEC’s adoption of the Regulation Best Interest. “AALU appreciates the SEC’s effort to ensure that the standard of care for broker-dealers and registered investment advisors is appropriate and protects consumers. Our members work in the best interest of their customers every day,” Cadin…

AALU Applauds House Committee Passage and Senate Introduction of Key Bills to Improve Americans’ Retirement Security

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – AALU CEO Marc Cadin today applauded passage of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act (H.R. 1994) in the House Ways and Means Committee and announced the organization’s support for the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act (RESA) (S. 972) introduced in the Senate yesterday.

AALU Announces Two Senior Hires

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – AALU, the leading organization of financial security professionals who provide life insurance and retirement planning solutions, today announced it has made two new hires to the organization. Katherine Knight will serve as vice president of communications, and Rob McLeod will serve as assistant vice president of membership. Both will assume the roles...

AALU Doubles Membership

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Washington, D.C. – AALU today announced that it has doubled the size of its membership of entrepreneurial financial security professionals. Now more than 4,000 members strong, this is the most significant membership development in AALU’s history.

A Best Interest Standard of Care for Annuities and Securities Transactions: ENHANCING CONSUMER PROTECTIONS. PROTECTING CONSUMER CHOICE.

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Life insurance companies and the financial professionals who distribute their products are committed to a uniform, harmonized best interest standard of care for annuity and securities transactions across all state and federal regulatory platforms for financial services firms and financial professionals. This standard would benefit retirement savers and, indeed, all consumers planning and saving for…