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IRI ANNOUNCES 2020 FEDERAL CHAMPION OF RETIREMENT SECURITY AWARD RECIPIENTS

Posted on November 17, 2020

Rep. Richard Neal and Rep. Mike Kelly Hailed for Commitment to America’s Workers, Retirees WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today presented House Ways and Means

IRI STATEMENT REGARDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JAY CLAYTON’S DEPARTURE AT THE END OF 2020

Posted on November 16, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wayne Chopus, President and CEO of the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI), issued a statement on the announcement that U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman J

IRI ANNOUNCES 2020 STATE CHAMPION OF RETIREMENT SECURITY

Posted on November 10, 2020

Iowa Insurance Division Commissioner Doug Ommen Honored WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) presented its State Champion of Retirement Security Award to Iowa Insurance

IRI RECOMMENDS STATES WORK TOWARD UNIFORM APPROACH FOR CONSUMER, BUSINESS REGULATORY RELIEF

Posted on November 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Certain regulatory relief provided during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep the insured retirement industry operational should be adopted on a uniform, permanent basis, according

LABOR DEPARTMENT FINALIZES ESG RULE

Posted on October 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule to provide regulatory guideposts for plan fiduciaries seeking to invest using non-pecuniary principles, particularl

BIPARTISAN RETIREMENT LEGISLATION ANNOUNCED

Posted on October 27, 2020

IRI Says Proposal Will Enhance Workplace Retirement Plan Access and Features WASHINGTON, D.C. – A comprehensive bipartisan retirement security proposal,to improve employer-provided retirement pl

IRI’S PAUL RICHMAN RECOGNIZED AS TOP ADVOCACY PROFESSIONAL

Posted on October 10, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advocacy Association recognized Paul Richman, Chief Government and Political Affairs Officer of the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) as one its ‘Top Twenty in 20,&

IRI ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS

Posted on October 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) announced election results for its Board of Directors. In accordance with actions by the Nominating Committee and the Executive Committe

IRI ISSUES SECOND QUARTER 2020 ANNUITY SALES REPORT

Posted on October 1, 2020

COVID-19 Takes a Toll on Annuity Sales, Assets Under Management Recover WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sales of fixed and variable annuities were $46.9 billion in the second quarter of 2020, a drop of 10.7

IRI JOINS EFFORT TO DRIVE WORKPLACE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

Posted on September 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) joined CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within th

STATEMENT OF THE INSURED RETIREMENT INSTITUTE ON THE PASSING OF JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Posted on September 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) is saddened by the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We extend our s

IRI DETAILS LEADERSHIP ROLE TO ADVANCE INDUSTRY DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION MISSION

Posted on September 16, 2020

“We Cannot Let It Just Be Words” WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today told a National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) panel that it is leadin

CEO Corner - Advancing Digital Solutions to Deliver Protected Lifetime Income

Posted on August 19, 2020

By: Wayne Chopus, President & CEO, Insured Retirement Institute Like most people, the pandemic has changed many things for me. I’ve traded my commute into the city for a walk into my home o

NEW FEDERAL RULE TO REQUIRE RETIREMENT PLANS TO ILLUSTRATE SAVINGS AS MONTHLY INCOME

Posted on August 18, 2020

Regulation Will Encourage Consumers to Plan and Save for Retirement WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Labor Department today issued an interim final rule to establish a requirement for retirement plans to

IRI STATEMENT ON THE SENATE CONFIRMATION OF HESTER M. PEIRCE AND CAROLINE A. CRENSHAW TO THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Posted on August 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) President and CEO Wayne Chopus issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate vote to confirm the appointment of Hester M. Peirce