Non-recourse premium financing for in-force policies an alternative to surrender for older clients

Unexpected cost of living increases affect people of all walks of life. Even the best-laid plans are not foolproof. There are unforeseen circumstances that...

Speakers at life settlements conference forecast substantial ‘organic growth’

A confluence of demographic and economic forces are aligning to drive substantial growth of the life settlements asset class, according to featured speakers at this week’s Life Settlement Institutional Investor Conference.

Stats, demographics suggest life settlements industry well positioned for long-term growth

The U.S. life settlement industry appears to be well positioned for sustained long-term growth, based on sales trends, consumer demographics and awareness, the regulatory...

Life Settlements: Understanding the Life Insurance Secondary Market and its Value to Consumers

NOTE: The following is an excerpt taken from the most recent whitepaper released by author and former industry lobbyist, Chris Orestis, Executive Vice President...

When is a life settlement right for a client?

Editor’s note: The following article was authored and contributed to Insurance Forums by life settlement subject matter experts at Ovid Corp. There are many factors...

Recent life settlement transactions reveal broad social utility

Life settlement brokerage firm says seniors are selling unwanted life policies to solve a wide range of financial challenges.

Life Settlements and the misinformation game

At times, the life settlement industry, or a reverse life insurance process, appears to be the victim of the childhood game "Telephone." One person...

N.J. Supreme Court voids STOLI policies

Ruling finds stranger-originated life insurance violates public policy and are void at the outset.

Chris Orestis joins GWG Holdings as EVP of Life Insurance Secondary Markets

MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2017 – GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GWGH), the parent company of GWG Life, a financial services company committed to transforming the...

LISA sharpens focus on legislative affairs during annual fall conference

Life Insurance Settlement Association unveils aggressive strategy for encouraging settlement-friendly legislation at 25th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference.