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    Support grows for strengthening variable annuity disclosures

    A so-called summary prospectus would provide information about the risks, costs and benefits of the complicated products in a streamlined manner.

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    Willis Group and Towers Watson to merge

    The newly combined advisory and insurance company will be named Willis Towers Watson and have revenue of approximately $8.2 billion.

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    Perez calls out variable annuities in argument for DOL fiduciary rule

    Using an anecdote critical of VAs, Thomas Perez says most people are better served by simple investments.

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    Voya restricts variable-annuity sales under regulatory pressure

    In response to Finra's warning on suitability, the firm's affiliated brokers will no longer sell certain types of L share annuities, a move that puts the company in line with other B-Ds.

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    Raymond James bolsters indexed annuities and life wholesaling with acquisition

    Deal with insurance marketer Producers Choice is expected to give the broker-dealer greater control over the way annuities are wholesaled to its advisers.

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    Latest twist on the annuity hits the market

    Natixis launching 'retirement spending account' through advisers; other companies expected to follow with me-too products.

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    Nationwide to pay $8M to settle with SEC over variable annuity mail snafu

    Insurer charged after agency found it deliberately delayed receipt of variable annuities and life insurance orders, resulting in a failure to price them in a timely manner.

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    Broker-dealers face administrative hurdles in rollout of QLAC annuity

    Confusion remains over who ensures the contract purchase meets Treasury's guidelines.

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    Time may have come to eliminate sales incentives in the annuities business

    As the financial services industry moves toward a fiduciary standard, prizes for top insurance sellers smack of conflict.

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    Spring variable annuity prospectuses and updates are here

    First quarter regulatory filings suggest that insurers aren't ramping up big new product releases but hybrid annuites appear to be making a comeback, with Voya charging back into the market.

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    Dividend stocks might be a better than annuities for income investors

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Could dividend stocks actually be a better deal than an annuity for income investors?

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    New York Life raises the living benefit stakes — on a fixed annuity

    Can the new product compete against its variable and indexed annuity cousins?

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    Transamerica offers legacy variable annuity clients a buyout

    This offer affects more than 30 types of variable annuity contracts issued by the insurer

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    Robert Benmosche remembered as tenacious, fair by colleagues

    Industry colleagues, from Hank Greenberg to Don Marron, recall the former MetLife, AIG CEO, who passed away at 70 Friday after a battle with cancer.

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    Prudential and MassMutual in $2.5 billion pension risk transfer deal with Kimberly-Clark

    21,000 retirees of the hygiene products maker will now be receiving their pension checks from Prudential