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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
Financial authorities from across Europe could work in partnership to help emerging fintech companies to 'scale-up' their operations across the continent, a regulatory body has said. 08 Jan 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...
Inbound passporting EEA financial services firms wishing to continue operating in the UK within the scope of their current permissions after Brexit, and fund managers wishing to continue to market passported funds in the UK after Brexit, can now do so by notifying... 07 Jan 2019
The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has issued a note clarifying the way it and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) propose they will apply the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) to firms using the temporary permissions... 07 Jan 2019