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N.J. Supreme Court voids STOLI policies

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

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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: 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...

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.

Federal legislation allowing seniors to use life insurance proceeds for long-term care costs tax-free...

Proposed law would save billions for taxpayers, improve quality of life for millions of seniors.

Social, economic trends create rising opportunity for life settlements, speakers at LISA conference contend

Life settlements represent a potential source of needed income for increasing number of seniors who are financially unprepared for retirement, according to experts speaking at the recent Life Insurance Settlements Association conference.

Don’t let it lapse! How to determine when a life settlement makes sense

Before a client allows a life insurance policy to lapse, it’s in their best interest – and yours – to help them determine if a life settlement is the answer. Here are some key factors to consider.

Life Settlements roundup: LISA leaks spring conference agenda; broker portal, calculator tools debut

Regulatory developments a big topic for May 6-8 LISA conference; online platform for life settlement brokers to quickly share case files debuts; Broker unveils tool so life policyholders can get an instant estimate of policy value on the secondary market.

Tax reform bill expected to boost life settlements market

Doubling of estate tax exemption means life insurance purchased to pay estate taxes may no longer be needed; Bill also includes positive changes to IRS treatment of life settlement transactions.

Life Settlements pros ‘chart the course’ toward making Americans more aware of their use...

As a new Conning study says overall market conditions point to continued growth for life settlements, industry professionals gather at the LISA’s fall conference to discuss how best to take advantage of the opportunity in front of them.

Saliva tests as longevity predictor inch closer to becoming a true disruptor for life...

Life Epigenetics announces that two major insurers will test its exclusive lifespan-predictive technology – purported to be a more accurate and economical way to help carriers determine appropriate premiums for individuals.

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