Davies has appointed Jeff Chang to the recently created global role of general counsel.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s new guidance issued today is far more than a helpful steer as the watchdog’s “product value policeman” role develops, according to CMS financial services partner Simon Morris.
The Financial Conduct Authority has sent out letters to approximately 300 brokers and managing general agents asking them to provide detailed information regarding their financial resources and client money accounts.
Be Wiser Insurance has appointed RWA founder Robin Wood and Das UK chairman Neil MacMillan to its board, Post can reveal.
Davies has appointed James Heath to the newly created role of group chief risk officer.
Covid-19 Resilience Survey finds insurance employees most concerned about mental health and mass sickness
The ability for employers to handle staff wellbeing - especially mental health - and manage business if staff numbers are significantly reduced due to sickness, were the most pressing concerns among respondents to an exclusive Post survey focused on…
The Association of British Insurers and the British Insurance Brokers’ Association have both welcomed the steps outlined by the Financial Conduct Authority to help identify key workers in financial services.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Firms must be ready for coronavirus disruption, the Financial Conduct Authority has cautioned, with organisations’ contingency plans being reviewed and concerns remaining around call centres.
A bespoke insurance product for a niche group of customers gives brokers a unique selling point and according to John Dawe, partnership director at RSA it enables them to target gaps in the market, diversify their business or create a new revenue stream.
Insurance clone warnings doubled last year, as fraudsters got creative in their attempts to scam the public. Post investigates the rise of the clones and asks why it is so tough to police these fraudulent firms
The CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association explains how the trade body picks the topics to lobby on and how the organisation seeks to get members’ views heard by decision makers to change the landscape.
Allianz has named Margo Young as chief compliance officer.
Big data is not a game played by different rules, delegates at an insurance artificial intelligence ethics conference were today reminded.
Arron Banks’ Somerset Bridge Insurance Services has appointed Christine Oldridge and Damian Arnold as non-executive directors.
The market has hailed Andrew Bailey as having run a steady ship at the Financial Conduct Authority and congratulated him as he heads to the Bank of England to replace Mark Carney.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning over an unauthorised firm pretending to be Speedy Insurance.
The Senior Managers and Certification Regime regulation focused on greater personal responsibility has come into force for senior broker managers, and businesses have a year to train all relevant staff on conduct rules.
Arron Banks’ group of companies take a “two-faced approach” to regulation and the Information Commissioner’s Office should be allowed to maintain its fines and audit against Leave EU and Eldon, a tribunal heard.
ICO fines and enforcement action ‘significant and novel extension’ of regulatory powers: Eldon and Leave EU
Eldon Insurance and Leave EU fines totalling £105,000 and a data audit against the broker levelled by the Information Commissioner’s Office are “divorced from reality,” a tribunal heard yesterday.
Eldon Insurance brand Go Skippy sold 788 policies via Leave EU marketing emails, which were later branded as contravening regulation by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The insurance industry has reported mixed responses to reports of “shameful” behaviour by staff at the London offices of the Financial Conduct Authority.
There is a growing list of failed unrated insurers that continue to hit the headlines. Dean Bedford, underwriting director at CLS Risk Solutions, asks what is the answer to the unrated conundrum? Is unrated always bad, who is responsible and who pays the…
British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White ponders what proportionate regulation for insurance brokers should look like.