Disclosure Law Shouldn't Cover Insurance Dues, Group Says

Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A New York life insurance lobby group, fearing disclosure of “propriety information” about how much members including Allstate Life Insurance Co. and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. pay in dues, told a panel implementing the state's new lobbying sunshine law Thursday it shouldn't have to share that information.

Those fears were expressed by the Life Insurance Council of New York Inc., a group with 65 insurance company members, as officials at the state's Joint Commission on Public Ethics scramble to implement the law by summer.

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