L&A Standard Enhancements (SE) Review Group (Advisory Group)
The objective of this group is to review submitted Standard Enhancements to understand the use case and ensure there are no negative impacts on the Standard prior to providing feedback and recommendation. This group provides feedback as needed on questions and/or issues concerning potential enhancements, suggested modeling, and industry topics, as well as providing prioritization, feedback, and publication approval for Transaction Specification as needed. Subgroups are created as needed to address focused topics.
⮞ Meets every Thursday 10:00-11:00 am ET
L&A Life Inforce Product SPG
The group will build from the Phase 1 efforts which focused on the creation of standard deliverables to support non-financial transactions for policy inquiry, including contract values and the ability to process administrative changes such as an address, beneficiary, and owner. The scope for this group is to finish the Phase 2 messaging to support electronic administration of Life inforce financial activities, to provide the ability to obtain policy and rider status as well as complete policy changes/updates.
⮞ Meets on 2nd & 4th Monday of the month at 2:00-3:00 pm ET
L&A Architecture Advisory Group
This group provides architectural expertise and addresses issues concerning the Life & Annuity XML Standard. This group acts as a technical conduit between the other Standards Project and Advisory Groups and the Life & Annuity membership to provide technical refinements/improvements to the Standard.
⮞ Meets on 1st & 3rd Monday of the month at 2:00-3:00 pm ET
ACORD L&A DTCC Mapping Advisory Group
The objective of this group is to provide expertise in the alignment between the L&A XML and DTCC EDI Standards. This consists of providing insight into definitions and use cases and helping to address gaps. There is an increasing need to provide standard documentation of the mappings between these two Standards, which could benefit the ACORD Next-Gen Digital Standards, the DTCC Data Strategy initiative, as well as support those companies who need to transition between the two Standards. Standard Enhancements (SE) will be prepared to address gaps.
⮞ Meets on 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:00-2:00 pm ET