LMA leads industry call for data protection law change

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The LMA, the Association of British Insurers, the International Underwriting Association, British Insurance Brokers' Association and other industry representatives have called on the ICO to rethink its guidance on how firms should obtain consent from policyholders for the processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation.  The industry bodies have said insurers’ need to access sensitive customer information must be recognised by the ICO and have asked the Department of