Keep champagne on ice for U.S. Life Insurers' Y2K celebrations

Edelsberg, Andrew S.
November 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/30/98, Vol. 102 Issue 48, p33
Focuses on the impact of Year 2000 date conversion problems on life insurance companies in the United States. Need for companies to conduct verification processes to ascertain whether software certified by outside vendors is actually Year 2000 compliant; Earnings impact of the costs for Year 2000 solutions; Limitations in the process for evaluating life insurers' Year 2000 readiness.


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