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.
Insurers have called for laws on driverless cars to be "as straightforward as possible".
The Association of British Insurers has called for a change to fire safety regulations asking for a clearer framework of responsibility for all those in the protection of buildings from fire.
The UK government has admitted it is aware of the legal challenges posed by a potential loss of passporting rights.
With technology rapidly changing what cars look like, Paul Heybourne, head of innovation operations for Aviva, maps the motoring landscape of the future.
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?
Businesses are opening themselves up to online exposures every single day. What do companies and insurers need to do to bring themselves up to speed with these new risks and incoming regulations affecting this area?
Everest Re has been granted in principle regulatory approval for a Dublin-based subsidiary.