Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Biba and IIB call for FCA changes

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.

FCA needs to embrace true reform

Brokers tend to skirt warily around telling the Financial Services Authority what its business should be and how to go about it — for good reason, as Willis might testify. But I was surprised that trade representatives were so circumspect about its…

Broking focus - Regulation: The new broom

The Financial Conduct Authority will assume responsibility for the regulation of brokers taking over from the Financial Services Authority at the end of 2012. The Institute of Insurance Brokers, the British Insurance Brokers' Association and the London &…

Mobile phone insurance: We've got your number

Mobile phone insurance is a high-frequency claims product but has been criticised by the ombudsman and consumer groups. Ralph Savage reviews the sector to discover if this niche is offering value for money.

Biba: regulation is bigger burden than tax

The regulatory burden imposed by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) on the insurance broking sector is a greater competitive disadvantage than the amount of corporation tax it pays, the British Insurance Brokers’ Association has warned.

Biba calls for "fresh approach"

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has outlined the key findings of its Future of Regulation research at a parliamentary reception in the House of Commons, to an audience of MPs, civil servants, Lords and the industry.

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