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.
The UK's regulators need to actively promote London as a key insurance market, the chairman of the London Market Group has said.
The London Market Group has called for a new trade deal between the UK and the European Union that will allow insurers to operate across borders.
Brokers are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, so they don't really come into contact with the Prudential Regulation Authority, which is primarily concerned with the soundness of insurers, ensuring protection for policyholders.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a consultation paper on the handbook changes needed to reflect the new insurance linked securities regime.
Insurers have submitted a request to the regulator for changes over a “flawed” portion of Solvency II.
Planning the response to large-scale catastrophes is a must for all general insurers.
The Financial Conduct Authority has outlined its proposed approach to the authorisation and supervision of Insurance Special Purpose Vehicles, which will facilitate Insurance Linked Securities business.