- Financial Services
- Banking & Financial Institutions
- Insurance Regulatory and Compliance
- Investment Adviser
- Retirement Products & Services
- Cybersecurity & Privacy
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0741|
|University ||Brown University, B.S.|
|Law School||Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D. Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, Order of the Coif|
|Admitted||1992, Michigan; 1993, District of Columbia|
|Born||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 27, 1964|
With more than 20 years experience in insurance, securities and banking law, Eric Arnold helps insurance companies, broker-dealers and investment advisers manage the complex distribution of insurance and investment products while balancing the disparate challenges of complying with increased regulatory processes, and doing so in an economically efficient manner.
Eric frequently reviews, revises and updates broker-dealer clients' compliance manuals and procedures to reflect the impact of new rules, regulations and interpretations. He regularly advises broker-dealer and investment advisers on financial, operational and reporting requirements, including privacy, suitability and compensation issues.
On the transactional side, Eric counsels financial services clients on changes to their distribution structures, which includes providing assistance with adding to, subtracting from, and/or consolidating and combining broker-dealer, investment adviser and insurance agency operations in compliance with the applicable regulatory structure.
Since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, Eric closely follows the developing role of federal oversight of insurance activities.
Sutherland counsels a coalition of major life insurance companies on evolving state and federal regulations and other legal developments.
Financial services company relies on Sutherland in establishing a retirement plan platform to facilitate product distribution.
Sutherland provides broker-dealers with counsel on day-to-day regulatory obligations.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Update on NAIC and State Regulatory Activity on “Price Optimization”
Eric A. Arnold,Thomas W. Curvin,Stephen E. Roth,Cynthia R. Shoss,Phillip E. Stano, July 24, 2015
Regulatory activity on price optimization appears to be coming to a head. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Casualty Actuarial and Statistical (C) Task Force is continuing to gather input, with all roads leading toward a significant discussion of the issue at the upcoming...
NAIC Close to Adopting Guideline for IUL Illustrations
Eric A. Arnold,Frederick R. Bellamy,Thomas E. Bisset,Dodie C. Kent,Clifford E. Kirsch, June 11, 2015
On June 4, after long deliberation and extensive consultation with issuers of indexed universal life (IUL) insurance policies and other interested parties by the Life Actuarial (A) Task Force (LATF), the NAIC’s Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee adopted new Actuarial Guideline 49...
Price Optimization Update: NAIC Revises White Paper, Florida and Indiana Question Certain Practices
Eric A. Arnold,Thomas W. Curvin,Stephen E. Roth,Cynthia R. Shoss,Phillip E. Stano, May 19, 2015
“Price optimization,” a practice that uses predictive modeling and data analytics in pricing insurance products, continues to draw the attention of state regulators, consumer advocates, and class action plaintiffs. Last week, Indiana and Florida issued statements questioning certain...
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