March 30, 2007 08:00 ET

Four Companies Attain Renewed Qualification in IMSA, Ethical Standards Organization

BETHESDA, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 30, 2007 -- Four prominent companies have qualified to renew their membership in the Insurance Marketplace Standards Association (IMSA), the premier standards-setting organization for the life insurance marketplace.

IMSA President & CEO Brian Atchinson congratulated the following companies for completing the stringent, independent review of their marketing, sales and compliance practices necessary every three years to qualify for renewed IMSA membership:

--  Knights of Columbus, New Haven, CT;
--  Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, MA, and its
    -  C.M. Life Insurance Company, Enfield, CT; and
    -  MML Bay State Life Insurance Company, Enfield, CT.
"These companies have shown a continuing commitment to high ethical standards and we applaud them for their ongoing efforts," said Atchinson. "Their IMSA qualification is demonstration of their dedication to serving customers with honesty and integrity."

IMSA is the premier standards-setting organization for the life insurance, annuities and long-term care insurance marketplace for individually sold products. Qualified companies commit to maintaining high ethical standards and to being fair, honest, and open in the way they advertise, sell and service their products. IMSA qualification is for three years. The IMSA seal is a guidepost of excellence and integrity for consumers. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • For information, contact:
    Susan Beach