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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

IRI INITIATIVE TO LEAD THE INDUSTRY IN ADVANCING DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

Posted on August 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Among the Insured Retirement Institute’s (IRI) core strategic objectives is leading the retirement income industry to modernize the annuity transaction process. With the

IRI RECOMMENDS ADJUSTMENTS TO DOL INVESTMENT ADVICE PROPOSAL

Posted on August 6, 2020

Agency Should Withdraw Reinterpretation of Fiduciary Status Test WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) should make constructive changes to its latest fiduciary investment advice

IRI ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL SUPPLY CHAIN SUMMIT EVENT FOR SEPTEMBER

Posted on August 5, 2020

Month-Long Event to Feature Content on Product Innovation, DEI, Leadership, 2020 Election and More WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) announced today that it will host a f

IRI URGES ADMINISTRATION, CONGRESS TO INCLUDE RETIREMENT SAVER RELIEF IN NEXT COVID-19 LEGISLATION

Posted on August 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Negotiations between the Trump Administration and Congressional leaders to craft a new COVID-19 relief package should include help for retirement savers to recover from the ec

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE ENCOURAGES SEC TO IMPROVE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR REGISTERED INDEX-LINKED ANNUITIES

Posted on July 31, 2020

Report Language Reflects Bipartisan Legislation Seeking Remedy for Bureaucratic Hurdles WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a funding bill for several federal age

INSURED RETIREMENT INSTITUTE WINS “POWER OF A” GOLD AWARD FOR ADVOCACY

Posted on July 31, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) was recognized for its advocacy efforts to enact the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The American Society

IRI URGES DOL TO WITHDRAW ESG PROPOSAL

Posted on July 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A U.S. Department of Labor proposal to provide regulatory guideposts for plan fiduciaries involving environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing should be withdrawn, a

IRI RECOMMENDS ADDITIONAL FEATURES TO SENATE RETIREMENT CATCH-UP CONTRIBUTION BILL

Posted on July 27, 2020

IRI Letter to AMORE Act Sponsors WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Senate measure to allow workers to make catch up contributions to retirement plans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic should be enhanced w

IRI URGES U.S. LABOR DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP CLEAR ROADMAP TO PROVIDE WORKER RETIREMENT BENEFITS THROUGH POOLED EMPLOYER PLANS

Posted on July 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today urged the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to take necessary steps to implement key provisions of a new federal retirement security

INSURED RETIREMENT INSTITUTE STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF U.S. REP. JOHN LEWIS (D-GA)

Posted on July 18, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) joins in mourning the passing of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, one of our nation’s most historic and dedicated leaders in the fight for ci