How EESA Might Impact Property and Casualty Insurance

An Analysis of New Powers and Authorities

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This paper explores the ways that the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (Public Law 110-334) might impact the insurance industry. The paper focuses on things that could potentially have consequences for companies in the businesses of issuing of automobile, homeowners’, and commercial lines insurance. (Nearly all companies widely identified as “insurers” have other significant interests and investments that the Act impacts.) It’s important to note that the things this paper deals with are simply actions that presidential administrations could do.