The government must publish its Brexit position paper on financial services in order to assuage the “chronic state of uncertainty” at present, the chair of the Treasury Committee has warned.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association is to focus on getting brokers signed up to electronic trading platform Placing Platform Limited over 2018.
The insurance industry needs to push for amendments to the Data Protection Bill, argues Stuart Walters, chief information officer at BGL Group.
As the Justice Select Committee prepares to hear oral evidence about the government's personal injury proposals, Carpenters director Donna Scully bemoans the unrepresentative makeup of those giving evidence at a time when those in power need to be held…
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.
Government involvement in the Russian insurance sector is increasing as the country's largest private bank was placed under administration after acquiring failing insurer Rosgosstrakh.
2018 is likely to be a year dominated by data regulation, more Brexit negotiations and further Ogden reform and, as such, the key influencers reflect this
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Member of Parliament for Aylesbury
Insurers look for alternative bases
Navigators has purchased two Belgium-based businesses in a €35m deal which it hopes will allow continued access to the European market after Brexit.
While the government is still considering reforms to the Odgen discount rate James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, believes insurers must keep the pressure on.
As the industry awaits news of the Civil Liability Bill, Brett Dixon, president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, argues the courts are not the place for injured people flying solo.
Insurers have called for tough new building regulations as the government plans to create thousands of new homes a year.
The insurance industry has reacted to the Justice Committee’s proposals on discount rate reform.
The insurance sector has welcomed the decision taken yesterday by the Delegated Legislation Committee in Parliament to allow proposed insurance-linked securities regulations to pass.
The London Market Group has outlined a free trade agreement for the insurance sector to help the industry navigate trade issues during Brexit negotiations.
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.
Michael Lynch, head of partnerships for Minster Law, believes insurers can bring certainty to those they help.
European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
The protracted low interest rates and poor profitability could make illiquid assets increasingly attractive for insurance investors according to Bill Cooper, managing director and global head of insurance at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…
The insurance industry is at the forefront of helping to increase cyber resilience among businesses in the UK, the minister for digital, Matthew Hancock has said.
Insurers have been vocal about their feelings about the discount rate but Mark Cliff, executive chairman at Brightside Group, notes this has also affected brokers, who have been at the sharp end of market turmoil.
Both the government and insurers share a join responsibility in setting a standard for cyber security and protecting businesses, the government has said.