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The UK’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation into the prospect of consolidating defined benefit (DB) pension schemes into so-called ‘superfunds’ to improve security for members. 10 Dec 2018
The issue or offer of digital tokens could fall outside the scope of Singapore's securities laws even if the activity is found to be subject to US law, the city state's central bank has said. 05 Dec 2018
The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR), which is designed to make individuals at financial firms more accountable, will apply to insurers from 10 December 2018.
This guide was updated in December2017
The EU's Solvency II Directive came into force on 1 January 2016. The directive consolidates and harmonises existing EU insurance directives including life and non-life directives, the reinsurance directive and various others.
The Insurance Distribution Directive makes it easier for firms to trade cross-border, create a level playing field among all participants and strengthen policyholder protection.
The 2015 Insurance Act (2015 Act) applies to all commercial contracts of insurance, and variations to existing contracts of insurance, from 12 August 2016 and introduces what the UK government has described as “the biggest reform to insurance contract...
New rules will apply when insurers outsource "critical or important operation functions or activities" once the Solvency II regulatory regime comes into force on 1 January 2016. This short guide will provide a brief overview of the requirements, as well as...
The number of outages that financial services firms reported to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) more than doubled in a year, according to new data published by the regulator. 28 Nov 2018
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a further consultation on Brexit, preparing for the possibility of the UK leaving the EU without an implementation period. 27 Nov 2018
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