Insurers welcome the whiplash compensation reform introduced in the Civil Liability Bill, while personal injury lawyers warn against its unintended consequences.
For a merger or acquisition to work, both sides need to get to know each other and have a post-deal plan, explains Peter Blanc, CEO of Aston Lark.
A former chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services has paid tribute to one of its longest serving members who sadly passed away last month.
Policies issued by XL Catlin’s London operations will include contract continuity clause to offset any fallout from the UK’s exit from the European Union.
City Minister John Glen is confident the new UK framework for insurance linked securities will help the market grow.
After the stock exchange jolts earlier this month, Thomas Liebi, head of US & UK market strategy at Zurich, analyses whether inflation fears are justified.
With the NHS facing spiralling costs, reform to clinical negligence claims should not be seen as controversial, says Stephen Hines, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.
No stone is being left unturned by the government in its aim to make renting fair and reasonable. Marc Brewer, underwriting manager for professional risks, Tokio Marine HCC, says it could prove a tough year for the letting industry.
Exclusive: Politicians need to look at the Enterprise Investment Scheme to make it easier for insurtech start-ups to access it.
Industry veteran Andy Homer talks to Ryan Hewlett about life after Towergate, the insurtech world and why Brexit represents an open door for the canny Angel investor.
2018 presents some big challenges for the motor insurance sector, not least of which is the General Data Protection Regulation. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK Group, believes partners can help insurers here.
At the ABI annual dinner on Monday, as guests at my table predicted future insurance trends, I was struck by a suggestion. People will want to protect their most precious belongings and, in 10 years’ time, that will be their personal data, a KPMG partner…
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.
Over two decades ago, a quintet sat down to formulate the pre-action protocols for personal injury claims. Post gathered four [Nigel Tomkins, then of Thompsons could not make it] back together to reflect on their influence, lessons learned and the…
John Radford, 53-year-old businessman and saviour of Mansfield Town Football Club, was fined £468,600 for a “lack of competence” in his handling of client money.
The High Court of New Zealand has ordered CBL Insurance, the main subsidiary of CBL Corporation, be placed into interim liquidation.
Emerging risks as well as new and upcoming regulations are driving the growth of the Turkish insurance market, explain Pelin Paysal and Ilgaz Önder, partner and associate at Gün and Partners.
The Financial Conduct Authority has called for input on the use of technology to ease regulatory reporting.
The Central Bank of Ireland has ordered CBL Insurance Europe to cease writing business with immediate effect, until further notice.
With more Advanced Driver Assistance Systems being installed on cars, Alistair Carlton, technical manager at National Windscreens, says insurers shouldn't underestimate the demand for ADAS calibration.
As assistance systems are making cars safer, but also more costly to repair, insurers would love a database listing which features are fitted on which vehicles - but motor manufacturers aren’t sharing that information yet
As UK insurers wonder how to continue trading in European Union countries after Brexit, Evan Waks, chief risk officer at Axa UK, argues a transition period would offer much needed certainty.
The European Commission has ratified proposals put forward by the Financial Conduct Authority to postpone the application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive.
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.