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URIAS TO LEAD INTERNATIONAL TEAM
NAIC hires Christina Urias as International Affairs Managing Director Click here

SPEAKING WITH ONE VOICE
A proposal for state and federal coordination and collaboration on international insurance policy
by Christina Urias
As published in Best Review: July, 2014
Copyrighted A.M. Best Company, Inc. 2014
All Rights Reserved, Reprinted with Permission
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Christina Urias is an experienced insurance attorney and Former Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance. She has extensive legal and regulatory insurance experience handling insurance litigation matters, working with state legislatures, Congress, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners NAIC), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), state insurance departments and other governmental entities across the U.S. and abroad.

As the longest-serving Director of Insurance for Arizona (2003-2012), she was responsible for the operation and management of the state agency that administers and enforces the laws regulating the insurance industry in Arizona and maintains the regulatory oversight of all insurers, insurance producers, agents and brokers doing business in Arizona. As Director, she mediated insurance regulatory and coverage disputes, insurer market conduct examinations, and agent/broker cases and was responsible for the resolution of a broad range of regulatory issues.

Prior to her public service, she was a practicing attorney in Phoenix, Arizona for approximately 15 years, handling insurance litigation and consumer protection matters.