Data Broker Regulation Working Group Information

The Data Broker Regulation Working Group held public meetings on July 25 and July 26 at the Burlington office of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation.

To watch what happened: http://www.orcamedia.net/show/data-broker-working-group-part1

Information relating to the Data Broker Regulation Working Group, including all videos, announcements and comments are posted on the Attorney General’s website.

Not sure about flood insurance, storm damage? DFR can help.

Fallen TreeHas your property been damaged by the recent severe storms? Do you have questions about your insurance coverage or dealing with your insurance company?
It’s good to be prepared but it’s also necessary to know what to do when disaster strikes. DFR’s Insurance Division is here to help. Call toll free 800-964-1784.

Commissioner moves to ease regulatory burdens on small employers who self-insure

The Department of Financial Regulation has learned that last year’s amendments to its Health Care Stop Loss Insurance regulation may unnecessarily increase self-insurance costs for certain small employers, in some cases to a prohibitive degree. Accordingly, the Department will soon file an amendment to those regulations simplifying the standards governing small-employer policies and reducing burdens on small employers who self-insure. The Commissioner is issuing a Statement today that, between now and the amendment’s effective date, he will take no action with respect to stop loss policies meeting certain criteria.

June 15 is “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day”

Elder AbuseDFR and the North American Securities Administrators Association have partnered to stress the importance of protecting older Vermonters against scams and frauds.
Thursday, June 15, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and this week, June 11-17, has been designated Senior$afe Training Week.

New law protects against financial exploitation

DFR’s outreach team is available to speak to your group about financial exploitation, scams and frauds that are being experienced here in Vermont.
For more information, call 802-828-4886 or 802-828-4877.

Full text of Governor Scott’s press release

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