The High Court has put structural defects specialist East West Insurance Company, which purchased a portfolio from Zurich in 2018, into administration and appointed Ernst & Young as administrators.
The liquidators of Gibraltar insurer Enterprise have predicted a £31m claims hit from tax avoidance scheme Icebreaker used by Take That and other wealthy creative industries professionals, Post can reveal.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has appointed former cabinet minister Baroness Nicky Morgan, former Aviva executive Cathryn Riley, and police and fire services inspector Wendy Williams as non-executive directors.
The cost of compensating customers of failed general insurance companies through the Financial Services Compensation Scheme fell 14% to £146.4m in the year to 31 March 2020.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has appointed Fiona Kidy as chief financial officer having held the role on an interim basis since May last year.
News that Danish unrated insurer Gefion had entered run-off and solvent liquidation left us and others in the industry feeling somewhat underwhelmed.
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General insurers will pay £8m more in Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy contributions than previously anticipated due to the recent failure of three firms.
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Elite’s administrators expect around £315m in unsecured claims, but have identified under £246m in assets available.
Gibraltar-based motor insurer Quick-Sure has been placed into administration.
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The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has forecast that the failures of Qudos Insurance in December 2018 and Lamp Insurance in May last year will cost £12.4m this financial year.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has proposed a levy on general insurance providers of £118m for 2020/21, down £47m on the budget for the current year.
Gibraltar-based Elite Insurance has been placed in administration and has ceased playing claims, having initially ceased writing business and entering runoff in July 2017.
FSCS has paid out a total £276m following the collapse of unrated insurers Alpha, Gable and Enterprise
The UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid out a total £276m in claims to the policyholders of three overseas unrated insurers that collapsed between 2016 and 2018.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has called on “thousands” of Alpha Insurance latent defect policyholders to submit their premium refund claims to the portal on the Danish insurer's website.
CBL Corporation has delisted from the New Zealand Stock Exchange, effective from close of play today.
Lamp Insurance’s liquidator has disclaimed health and guaranteed asset protection policies supplied through two brokers.
CRL, which recently failed to rehome 20,500 Alpha Insurance structural and latent defects policies, is no longer writing new business.
The Financial Conduct Authority has alerted consumers to two unauthorised insurance firms offering car insurance in the UK.
Some 14,000 policyholders will be compensated by the government guarantee scheme after a plan to replace cover collapsed.