With the British Insurance Brokers' Association conference looming, brokers are warming up for the networking event of the year and their best opportunity to thrash out market issues. Post caught up with some of the biggest hitting national players to…
The Financial Services Authority has mimicked the forthcoming twin peak regulation model ahead of its implementation in 2013, but will it prepare the industry for change?
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In an online exclusive, CMS Cameron McKenna partner Alison McHaffie outlines best practice for insurance firms dealing with complaints from customers.
Nature does not favour creatures with two heads, probably because they spend most of their time arguing with themselves.
Having been convinced by the Conservative-Liberal coalition to withdraw his resignation and extend his stay once before, the Financial Services Authority chief executive officer Hector Sants' decision to step down in the summer was something of a…
Hector Sants, chief executive of the UK Financial Services Authority, has announced his intention to leave the organisation at the end of June 2012.
Mathew Rutter, regulatory partner at DAC Beachcroft, said that Hector Sants' departure from the Financial Services Authority at the end of June could not come "at a worse time" for regulated firms.
The chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, Hector Sants, has announced his intention to leave the organisation at the end of June.
Affinity business is a growing area for insurers, but how can the industry avoid its pitfalls while making partnerships work?
2012 could see a raft of changes to the insurance industry
The insurance industry has a poor public perception, many believing that firms put short-term profit above long-term customer satisfaction.
Pinsent Masons is "not surprised" by Financial Services Authority boss Margaret Cole's departure because Martin Wheatley was appointed to chief executive of consumer protection and markets authority last year.
Financial Services Authority managing director and board member Margaret Cole will leave the organisation later this year after seven years to seek "a fresh challenge".
The Financial Services Authority's decision to create a 'twin peaks' operating model to mirror the upcoming regulator has been hailed as a "chance to get it right for the future".
Prudential Regulation Authority boss Julian Adams has pledged the organisation will collaborate with the Financial Conduct Authority to ensure the bodies do not duplicate work.
A campaign to secure a more cost-effective regulatory environment for thousands of brokers will form the basis of the “historic” merger between the British Insurance Brokers’ Association and the Institute of Insurance Brokers.
Financial Services Authority chairman Lord Turner yesterday urged politicians to give the Financial Conduct Authority the powers to prevent the customer from being “ripped off”.
The Financial Services Authority has insisted fears it was seeking draconian power to force brokers to pay unreasonable amounts of compensation are unfounded.
Brokerbility has secured a meeting with Labour MP for Blackburn Jack Straw, pictured, next month in a bid to give him an industry perspective on referral fees.
The former deputy governor of the Bank of England Sir John Gieve has forecasted the European economy will either slowly limp along to recovery and see unemployment rise or go into complete meltdown.
Insurance and broker associations have welcomed the Government’s proposed regulatory reforms in their consultation responses. However, they have also expressed concern its plans could be too “ambitious” and potentially cause delays.
As deputy governor of the Bank of England, Sir John Gieve was in the centre of the worst financial crisis for a century. What has hindsight revealed and what are his views on the subsequent regulatory shake-up?
The two broker bodies, Biba and the IIB, have jointly called for regulatory barriers to be lowered and for the current inappropriate style and intensity of regulation to be reformed.