Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance Regulatory and Compliance
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Insurance Products
  • Unclaimed Insurance Benefits
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0660
Fax: 202-637-3593
University College of New Rochelle, B.A., magna cum laude; Columbia University, Ph.D.
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude Articles Editor, Georgetown Law Journal, Order of the Coif
Admitted1990, Pennsylvania; 1992, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Investment Management Committee, Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, District of Columbia Bar
Member, Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Former Member, Steering Committee, Georgetown University Law Center's Women's Forum
Member, Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO)

BornNew York, New York, June 3, 1950

For more than 20 years, Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik has helped her insurance company clients comply with the fast-changing requirements of state and federal regulators and successfully respond to state unclaimed property and market conduct examinations and changes in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, with a particular focus on cybersecurity. Her extensive knowledge of company operations and of insurance, unclaimed property and securities regulation and corporate governance helps clients evaluate and refine compliance procedures to improve positioning with regulators, including unclaimed property administrators and securities and insurance regulators, and to address cybersecurity risks.

Mary Jane advises on the development, disclosure and administration of life insurance products, including variable, indexed and fixed products. She assists her clients gauge legal risks and develop solutions, assessing operations and procedures of insurance companies and their affiliates for compliance with federal securities and state insurance and unclaimed property laws and regulations.

Selected Experience
Sutherland advises numerous U.S. life insurers in responding to subpoenas and multistate market conduct examination requests.
Sutherland counsels a coalition of major life insurance companies on evolving state and federal regulations and other legal developments.
Sutherland advises insurance company and other clients on unclaimed property audits and remediation strategies.

Client Tools
•Cybersecurity and Privacy Insights Blog

Honorable John M. Ferren, U.S. Court of Appeals - D.C. Circuit.


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NAIC Unclaimed Benefits Model Drafting (A) Subgroup Identifies Key Model Law Issues
Wilson G. Barmeyer,Irene A. Firippis,Phillip E. Stano,Steuart H. Thomsen,Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik, June 10, 2015
On May 29, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the NAIC) Unclaimed Benefits Model Drafting (A) Subgroup (the Subgroup) met to discuss regulator and industry materials submitted to the Subgroup and identified three critical issues that it intends to consider when drafting the...

SEC Updates Guidance on Cybersecurity
Steven B. Boehm,Michael B. Koffler,Robert D. Owen,Stephen E. Roth,Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik, May 1, 2015
Emphasizing the critical importance of cybersecurity to registered investment companies (RICs), including insurance separate accounts and business development companies, and to investment advisers, the SEC’s Division of Investment Management issued new Cybersecurity Guidance on April 28, 2015...

Eureka: California Controller Discovers New Source of Revenue from Insurers
Wilson G. Barmeyer,Irene A. Firippis,Phillip E. Stano,Steuart H. Thomsen,Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik, April 27, 2015
The California Controller’s (Controller) latest squeeze on the life insurance industry involves: sending life insurers notices of assessment of interest on unclaimed property reported and voluntarily remitted in December 2014.

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Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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