Edward Stone Speaking at SSP Annual Meeting

Edward Stone will be a guest speaker at the Society of Settlement Planners Annual Conference in Las Vegas on March 2, 2017.  Edward Stone and John Darer will participate in a panel discussion on current developments in the structured settlement secondary market.

Stone testifies before ERISA Advisory Council

Edward Stone testified before the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (ERISA Advisory Council) on May 28, 2015.  Stone testified on the need for disclosures to retirees both pre and post pension risk transfers. Recommended disclosures prior to pension risk transfer included: A detailed disclosure statement that contains […]

Stone to Speak at Society of Settlement Planners Annual Conference

Edward Stone will be a guest speaker at the Society of Settlement Planners 2015 Annual Conference in Las Vegas on March 30, 2015. Mr. Stone’s presentation will focus on the risks to settlement planners in the aftermath of the Executive Life Insurance Company of New York (ELNY) failed rehabilitation and eventual liquidation.

Stone Speaks at Society of Settlement Planners 2014 Annual Conference

Edward Stone spoke at the Society of Settlement Planners, 2014 Annual Conference in New Orleans on April 28th.  Mr. Stone’s presentation, “ELNY – Lessons Learned and the Impact Going Forward” was well received by those attending the conference.  For those settlement planners present who were not active in the industry over 20 years ago when […]

Pension De-Risking Debated at NCOIL Meeting

On behalf of ProtectSeniors.org, a retiree advocacy group, Edward Stone debated the issue of pension de-risking at the Spring 2014 National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) meeting in Savannah, Georgia on March 9th with Prudential Insurance’s pension expert, Dylan Tyson.  Moderated by Rep. George Keiser (ND), former NCOIL President, the debate addressed questions such as […]

NCOIL to Host Debate on Pension De-Risking Model Law

Edward Stone will participate in a point-counterpoint debate on pension de-risking at  the NCOIL (National Conference of Insurance Legislators) spring meeting held in Savannah, Georgia March 7-9, 2014.  The proposed Pension De-Risking Model Act, sponsored by Rep. George Keiser (ND) would establish protections at the state level for retirees whose pension benefits were transferred from […]

“The ELNY Saga” at the National Association of Settlement Purchasers 2013 Annual Conference

Edward Stone was a guest speaker at the National Association of Settlement Purchasers 2013 Annual Conference in Las Vegas in November 2013.  Instead of sweeping the ELNY debacle under the rug,  NASP and the conference participants embraced the opportunity to hear about the history of ELNY’s failed rehabilitation and its impact on both the primary […]

2013 Annual NASP Conference

2013 Annual NASP Conference Eddie Stone will be speaking at the 2013 Annual NASP Conference being held in Las Vegas from November 5-8, 2013.  Conference registration began on April 15, 2013.  More information on the conference is available here.

IP Monetization

IP Monetization 2012: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets, Practicing Law Institute.  Intellectual property meets litigation finance.