Germany has adopted preliminary provisions, which could see the passporting rights of UK financial institutions, including insurers, temporarily extended in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Insurance sectors in the UK and Switzerland will continue trading freely with one another after Brexit, following a trade agreement signed at the World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday.
Irish broker Arachas is considering reaching out to UK partners to overcome potential passporting barriers in a post-Brexit world.
We may not have flying cars, humanoid robots and exaggerated shoulder pads, but there is every reason to believe that the 2019 predicted by 80s film Blade Runner, looks very slightly dystopian.
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…
The Association of British Insurers has criticised the European Commission for failing to make contingency plans that would allow UK insurers to fulfil contracts with EU policyholders in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
How can insurers help customers facing Brexit uncertainly when they themselves face taking a blind bet on whether the UK will face a hard or soft deal when leaving the European Union? David Worsfold investigates.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has signed off on a deal that will see 10,700 customers of failed Danish insurer Alpha have their policies moved to Markerstudy.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?
A regulatory deal is urgently needed to address Brexit contract issues for the insurance sector, the Association of British Insurers has said.
Insurers need to keep pushing their priorities now for an effective Brexit plan, writes Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, urging the industry to work with the government to achieve a realistic negotiating strategy.
Insurance has come under fire for the way it prices policies. Jonathan Davidson, director of retail at the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the problem with Martin Croucher
The International Underwriting Association has published a Brexit contract continuity clause, to tackle claims disruption that could occur with an end to passporting post-Brexit.
Analysis: Has the industry learned its lesson after the collapse of a third unrated insurer in two years?
After three months of solvent run-off, Danish insurer Alpha finally fell over last month. Its collapse sent shockwaves through the market and prompted black cab drivers to besiege the offices of their London broker.
QBE Europe has received approval from the National Bank of Belgium to set up a subsidiary in Brussels.
A panel of experts has told brokers at the British Insurance Brokers' Association annual conference that they need to be preparing for the UK's exit from the European Union and analysing their customers’ exposure.
News of a post-Brexit transitional agreement is a welcome one, writes Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, however brokers must be wary that the hard work is still yet to come.
There is always something troubling about a disembodied head. More so, when it is Arnie’s head and it is shouting at people at the bus stop.
What next after the UK ruled out maintaining passporting within the European Union?
UK brokers will be granted an introduction to European brokers in order to continue to write business across the Channel, under a deal announced by the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.
This week I was lucky enough to climb on the top of a lift with one of Allianz’s engineer surveyors and take a trip up and down a building.
MCE Insurance will cease writing business in the Republic of Ireland from next year as a result of a loss of passporting from Brexit.