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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its final report on the UK wholesale insurance broker market, finding no need for intrusive market intervention. 21 Feb 2019
EU investment firms and insurance distributors would be required to take environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into account when providing advice to their clients under draft rules published by the European Commission. 09 Jan 2019
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.
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.
Those producing or selling packaged retail investment and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) will have to provide key information documents (KIDs) from the end of 2016.
This guide was last updated in July 2012.
This guide is subject to UK law and was last updated on 26th August 2010.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated on 20th November 2008. From 1st April 2009, insurance intermediaries in the UK will be subject to new rules and guidance on outsourcing and managi...
New accountability rules for staff at insurers and reinsurers regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) are now in force. 11 Dec 2018
A new low-cost employee insurance scheme began in the UAE this week, replacing a previous scheme which required expatriate workers to provide a AED 3,000 (approx. $816) bank guarantee when applying for a work permit. 19 Oct 2018