Taxation of Employer-Sponsored Insurance
The employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) market is the most effective system of delivering health care benefits while reducing health care costs. Adjusting the tax exemption could be catastrophic to the system.
Every business that maintains electronic data or systems is at risk of a cyberattack or data breach. The simple act of applying for insurance forces insureds to assess their intangible asset risks and the strength of their cyber defenses. This process is a critical risk mitigation tool being led by brokerage firms across the country.
National Flood Insurance Program
Members of The Council look forward to a long-term reauthorization of the NFIP in 2017 that increases private market participation, increases floor insurance take-up rates and preserves the Write Your Own program.
FATCA’s goal is to close international accounts with cash value that are being exploited to avoid U.S. taxes, but it is misguided to equally target international property/casualty insurance premium payments.
The Cadillac Tax on health plans was intended to serve as an incentive for employers to minimize costly health plans in an effort to curb healthcare spending. However, there are several issues with its estimates.
The House Financial Services Committee released last week its long-awaited legislative draft to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program.
An overview of the discussion draft of his Financial CHOICE Act of 2017.
Get an easily digestible and downloadable PDF comparison of the ACA and the American Health Care Act (AHCA) provided by our legal team at Steptoe & Johnson.
A letter to President Trump encouraging him to use his April 6, 2017, meeting with Chinese President Xi to begin re-defining the U.S./China relationship to reduce barriers to U.S. financial services exports to China in order to bolster America’s economic growth.
CIAB sent a joint letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin strongly supporting the “Covered Agreement” that was recently negotiated by the United States and the European Union