Commissioner Pieciak Interview

Commissioner Michael Pieciak was recently interviewed by Comcast Newsmakers. The five-minute interview, he discusses the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation’s top priorities.

http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2016/11/21/vermont-dept-financial-regulation/

Do you have a lost life insurance policy?

Easy locator tool now available

The Life Insurance Policy Locator provides nationwide access for assistance with finding life insurance policies and annuities. Many people don’t know where to begin searching. This confidential and encrypted website matches your information with that of insurance companies and lets you know if you have money coming to you.

Find a policy: https://eapps.naic.org/life-policy-locator/#/welcome

Vermont wins prestigious captive insurance award


Dan Towle & Dave Provost

The state of Vermont has been named the top “Non-European Union Captive Domicile of the Year” by the European Captive Forum. The award was presented to David Provost, deputy commissioner of the Captive Insurance Division, at the European Captive Services Award Ceremony in Luxembourg on Monday, November 7. The judges said that Vermont “outperformed their competitors and demonstrated the highest levels of excellence” in serving the European captive insurance marketplace. Also this year, Vermont won the award for top U.S. domicile and Provost was named the “most influential” person in the world of captive insurance.

Fraud of the Week

In Vermont: one new, two old scams

Have you ordered from Amazon lately? Or are you planning to? According to “Inc.” magazine there is a new phishing scam that looks like a very real e-mail from Amazon alerting you to a problem with your order and asks that you re-enter some information. Whatever you do, don’t reply! 

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