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A model 'continuity clause', designed to clarify how insurers will pay claims in the event of Brexit-related disruption to contracts, has been published by the International Underwriting Association (IUA). 26 Jun 2018
New EU laws governing the distribution of insurance products have been transposed into UK law, to come into force in October. 31 May 2018
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.
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...
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 was last updated on 20th December 2010. Please see our guide to developments in July 2012.
New EU data protection laws will have a major impact on insurers, according to industry federation Insurance Europe. 22 May 2018
UK motorists will be not be obliged to obtain 'green card' documents from insurers to enable them to drive in the EU post-Brexit, according to an insurance trade body. 21 May 2018
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