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Tackling sexual harassment within the financial services industry will require cultural change from firms, from senior leadership down, an expert has said. 22 Mar 2019
A new, public Directory that can be used to search for information on directors, Senior Managers and Certification function staff at financial services firms regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will not go live until 2020, the regulator has... 19 Mar 2019
Part VII of the 2000 Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) sets out the statutory mechanism allowing insurers and reinsurers to transfer portfolios of insurance business from one entity to another, subject to court approval.
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.
On 1 April 2015, UK financial regulators the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) gained new competition law powers, which they can exercise concurrently with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
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.
Retailers are expected to protect anyone who enters their premises from harm, by removing or controlling risks to employees, volunteers, contractors or members of the public.
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...
Tackling the financial risk of climate change is set to be a high priority issue for UK insurers in the coming months as regulator the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is expected to shortly produce a final supervisory statement and a climate change-related... 18 Mar 2019
Financial firms could be ordered to pay up to £350,000 in compensation by a UK ombudsman in response to complaints raised about their acts or omissions from April this year. 11 Mar 2019