Capital from Insurance Linked Securities could be used to back the Lloyd’s Central Fund as early as next year, the market’s chief financial officer has said.
Exclusive: Politicians need to look at the Enterprise Investment Scheme to make it easier for insurtech start-ups to access it.
The Prudential Regulation Authority will be working closely with the insurance industry to make sure that Solvency II requirements do not damage competition in the sector, the Association of British Insurers Annual Conference heard today.
The Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority have named Marshall Bailey as chair of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme with effect from 1 April 2018.
The loss of passporting will be a major challenge for insurers after the UK leaves the European Union. Steven McEwan, partner at Hogan Lovells, looks at some of the options available.
Exclusive: Allianz and LV have secured regulatory approval for a joint venture that will create the UK’s third largest personal lines insurer.
European insurers operating in the UK will be able to continue to do so even after Brexit, according to plans outlined by the Prudential Regulation Authority.
With four mutuals making the UK top 20 insurers rankings for 2017 and results outperforming the rest of the market, mutuality is a sector to watch, especially as it is easier to innovate without constant shareholder pressure
The Prudential Regulation Authority has published final rules setting out how it will authorise and supervise insurance special purpose vehicles, which will be used to issue insurance linked securities in the UK.
The Association of British Insurers has called on the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority to address the "flawed" Solvency II risk margin.
The Prudential Regulation Authority must develop proposals to remove the limitations of Solvency II for the insurance market, MPs have said.
Hit by a negative discount rate, the top 100 UK insurers reported a combined underwriting loss last year. What other challenges has the market faced?
Insurers have criticised regulatory proposals which may increase reporting burdens for insurers.
More than 400 banks and insurers have submitted Brexit contingency plans to the regulator, as the UK looks to negotiate a favourable exit deal from the European Union.
Axis Capital Holdings has received final approval from the UK’s regulators and Lloyd’s to launch its own Lloyd’s managing agent.
Business volumes, profits and hiring in the general insurance sector remained strong in Q2 2017 despite optimism remaining flat, a survey has revealed.
Recent events such as the Wanna Cry ransomware attack and British Airways’ computer outage have helped to drive sales of cyber insurance, but there are concerns that a significant part of the risk is being overlooked
Insurers must get a grip on their cyber risk management to fully understand their cyber exposure, the industry watchdog has said.
Do delegated authorities represent a short-term solution that is creating long-term problems? Jeremy Irving, partner at DWF, discusses.
With Brexit negotiations now launched, insurers are taking steps to secure their access to the European market. How many will follow Lloyd's to Belgium?
In light of Brexit, what will regulation look like in the future?
The Prudential Regulation Authority has announced a proposal to introduce a fee for Solvency II full and partial internal model approvals.
The regulatory burden imposed upon insurers by Solvency II hampers a fundamentally good regulatory framework, Lloyd’s chairman John Nelson has said.
The Prudential Regulation Authority is to conduct a review of Solvency II reporting requirements, in an attempt to ease insurers' reporting burdens.