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The latest industry news for uncertain times.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) trends and their impact on the financial services industry.

Crisis Response News

LL Global is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 situation—visit our real-time update page for news, resources, and information.

U.S. Life Insurers Have Plans in Place for a Pandemic

71% of financial services companies have assessed and quantified the potential impact on their key business in the event of higher mortality.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Virtual Insurance Immersion, April 2020

April 27, 2020 – April 30, 2020 - Virtual Classroom

Want to learn more about life insurance products, annuities, and insurance company operations in an instructor-led course without leaving your desk? Learn from industry experts and network with industry peers as you use virtual classroom communication tools to participate in discussions and activities. Virtual Insurance Immersion is delivered in eight two-hour sessions.

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Fraud Prevention: A DC Industry Overview

March 24, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - Webinar

Join us for a 15-minute webinar as members of the Secure Retirement® Institute share a high-level overview from the most recent research in our ongoing fraud prevention initiative: Member Practices in Defined Contribution.

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Improve Your Customer Experience With Enhanced Authentication

April 8, 2020 1:00 PM EDT - Webinar

Fraudsters are getting smarter with rapidly evolving and innovative attacks on digital and call center transactions. In doing so they have helped to push the evolution of authentication capabilities. This highlights the need for better ways to distinguish real consumers from fraudsters.

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On Demand Webinars(2)

5 in 15: Five Key Employee Benefit Broker Insights in 15 Minutes

4/8/2020 2 - 2:15 p.m. EDT

This webinar will relay key takeaways stemming from recent discussions with employee benefit brokers mostly working with small to midsize clients. We will cover their current perspective on carrier pricing and customer service, technology, and regulatory changes.

Secure Act Update

1/16/2020 12 - 1 p.m. EST

The Secure Retirement Institute brings you Ben Norquist of Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions for an early high-level discussion of the Secure Act and what you need to know and do now as you assess the impact on your retail and institutional retirement plans businesses.

The Gig Economy and Workplace Benefits

10/24/2019 1 - 1:45 p.m. EDT

Join us for an overview of recent LIMRA research on the gig economy and implications for the workplace benefits industry.

Research & Benchmarks

Good reads for uncertain times

More Than a Paycheck: Financial Wellness in the Workplace

Financial wellness may be “the hot new benefit”…but what do employers really think about it?

The Drivers of Agent Production and Retention

LIMRA’s analytics team examines the factors that drive agent production and retention.

Straight Talk

Employee benefit brokers discuss the factors that most influence carrier recommendations and their perspectives on a changing market.

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