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Laura Evangelista to be a Panelist on LICONY Webinar

NEW YORK – June 30, 2021 – Laura Evangelista, an Insurance Regulatory & Transactions and Government Law & Policy shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York City and Albany offices, will serve as a panelist at Life Insurance Council of New York (LICONY)’s Unique Policy and Replacement Filings Procedures webinar as part of a series called “Unique New York” on June 30. According to LICONY, the organization aims “to create and maintain a legislative and regulatory environment that encourages its members to conduct and grow their life insurance businesses here in New York State.”

Evangelista focuses her practice on insurance regulatory matters and has more than 25 years of diverse legal experience in the insurance industry. She joined the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) in 2016 and served as executive deputy superintendent for insurance until November 2019. At DFS, Evangelista worked on policy initiatives, including formulation of regulations and industry guidance. She supervised all substantive insurance matters, including financial solvency examinations, market conduct examinations, and insurance company acquisitions. The insurance division regulates approximately 1,700 insurers with assets exceeding $4 trillion. Evangelista also served as a liaison to regulated entities, trade associations, and consumer groups on emerging issues and coordinated the department’s involvement with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

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