News and Events


  • Zack served as an instructor/panelist at a Continuing Legal Education course entitled Forum on Illinois Insurance Regulation which was presented by Dentons US LLP in Chicago on September 17, 2013.  He spoke on the history and impact of Illinois' use of open competition in insurance rates.  To see Zack's article on the subject, A Modest Proposal, which appeared in the January 1991 issue of BEST'S REVIEW, click here. Copyrighted A.M. Best Company, Inc. 1991. All Rights Reserved, Reprinted with Permission

  • On August 8, 2013, the American Legislative Exchange Counsel (ALEC) recognized Zack Stamp as ALEC's Private Sector State Chair of the Year. The presentation was made at ALEC's 2013 Annual meeting at The Palmer House in Chicago. Each year ALEC selects only a few individuals who exemplify ALEC principles in their state to be named Private Sector State Chair of the Year.


  • On September 17, 2015, as Executive Director of the Illinois Financial Services Association, Kevin McFadden hosted the Association's 98th Annual Meeting in Bloomingdale, Illinois.

  • On June 12, 2014, at the American Financial Services Association (AFSA) State Government Affairs & Legal Issues Forum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Kevin McFadden addressed the State Government Affairs Committee on Illinois financial, legislative, regulatory and legal issues.


  • Steve Kinion has been named to the Captive Power 50 list. A panel of captive insurance experts organized by the editors of Captive Review considered more than 500 captive industry professionals before culling them down to the Power 50. The panel selected only five captive insurance regulators, two (including Steve) from the U.S. and three from international domiciles. The editors described Steve, who is Delaware's captive insurance director, as "A highly professional regulator with pragmatic understanding of the need for proportional regulation."

  • Steve Kinion's article Is An Insurance Department Administrative Order a Judgment for Awarding Prejudgment and Post-Judgment Interest? was published in the FORC Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation's Summer 2013 edition. FORC (Federation of Regulatory Counsel) is a nation-wide association of attorneys specialized in the arena of insurance regulatory law. Steve has been a member of FORC since 2004. A FORC member must be an attorney in good standing, have at least seven years of experience in insurance regulatory law, and bill more than fifty percent of his/her time to insurance regulatory matters. Each member must have been recommended in writing by three insurance industry executives from unrelated companies who have attested to his/ her skill and competency.