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insurance published articles

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10 February 2021 Insurance intermediaries: financial resilience and acquisition resistance in 2021

Wider and accelerated consolidation among insurance intermediary firms (eg authorised insurance brokers. and managing general or other underwriting agents, and their appointed representatives) seems highly likely this year and next.

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16 December 2020 Good insurance business: has Covid changed the insurance market for the better?

FCA publications last month gave general insurance (“GI”) and in particular London Market (“LM”) firms a sharp reminder of where their culture stands in regulators’ eyes compared with other financial services (“FS”) industries.

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10 December 2020 Good insurance business: can insurers save the world?

During 2020, a substantial amount of material has been published that is important for insurers’ handling of risks posed by climate change and the broader transition to a carbon neutral (‘net zero’) global economy.

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12 February 2020 Good insurance business #3 - Regulatory intelligence

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a "Dear board of directors" letter (PDF) to personal and commercial lines insurers. The letter's terms, however, indicate that its messages were intended for the general insurance (GI) sector overall.

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27 January 2020 Good insurance business # 2 - ‘Unhealthy roots’ of London market culture

On 6 January 2020 the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published a ‘Dear CEO’ letter directed in particular at “insurers … and … insurance intermediaries” about “the issue of non-financial misconduct, [which] continues to be prevalent …”

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21 November 2019 Is insurance the new banking? Part 4: Facing up to behaviour and risk in the London Market

In September 2019 Lloyd’s of London “… announced … actions designed to make [its] market a place where everyone can feel safe, valued and respected …” Read about the findings here.

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11 October 2019 Is insurance the new banking? part 3: Inappropriate personal behaviour, and conduct risk, in the Lloyd’s Market

This article addresses the regulatory issues around Lloyd’s’ evidence of inappropriate personal behaviour (sexual discrimination / harassment, and alcohol / substance abuse).

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10 July 2019 Is insurance the new banking? Part 2: outsourcing issues

This series of articles explores the extent to which the general insurance (“GI”) market has recently become a primary target of regulators’ activities, or is merely the ‘collateral’ victim of banking regulation.

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9 July 2019 No such thing as an accident?

Sometimes it can feel as though there is no such thing as an accident anymore…

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14 May 2019 Is insurance the new banking? Part 1: GI market and SM&CR

The UK general insurance market has for some time now been experiencing significant regulatory scrutiny, even pressure. There has been particular focus on the intermediation that procures customers' agreements with insurers, and the influence of intermediation on claims.

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