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Financial Services Commission Discusses Commissioner Search

Financial Services Commission Discusses Commissioner Search

The Financial Services Commission (FSC), consisting of the Governor, Chief Financial Officer, Attorney General and Commissioner of Agriculture, discussed the process of finding Florida’s next Insurance Commissioner at their regularly scheduled Cabinet meeting.  The FSC intends to conduct a nationwide search and agreed to potentially increase the compensation level to attract highly qualified candidates.  The […]

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Financial Services Commission Responsible for New Commissioner Appointment

Financial Services Commission Responsible for New Commissioner Appointment

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty’s announcement that he is resigning effective May 2, 2016, puts Florida in a position it has been in only once before– needing to appoint an insurance commissioner to lead the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR). McCarty is the first, and only, insurance commissioner appointed after the restructuring of the […]

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New Financial Services Commission Takes the Reins

New Financial Services Commission Takes the Reins

The new year marks a new beginning for Florida’s Financial Services Commission.  Under Florida’s regulatory structure, the Governor and Cabinet make up the four-member Financial Services Commission.  This collegial body has rulemaking authority for the Office of Insurance Regulation and Office of Financial Regulation.  In addition, the Financial Services Commission is responsible for employing the […]

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Future Financial Services Commission Picture Taking Shape

Future Financial Services Commission Picture Taking Shape

With the primary races now behind us, the potential makeup of the Financial Services Commission for next year has become a little clearer.  However, early guesses suggest that some of the general elections will be close and polls have had a tendency to shift this fall, so Floridians will continue to watch these races closely […]

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Atwater, Ausley to Face Off for CFO Position

Atwater, Ausley to Face Off for CFO Position

Republican Senator Jeff Atwater and Democrat Loranne Ausley did not have to await Tuesday’s primaries to know they would be facing off in the race to follow Alex Sink as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer.  Although it initially appeared Atwater would have a primary opponent, Atwater’s formidable fundraising and campaigning long ago sealed his place as the […]

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