Select regions whose content you would like to see
ANALYSIS: The changing nature and scale of terrorist attacks has prompted a speedy and welcome response from the UK government and insurance industry, with a series of steps to address the impact such attacks can have on businesses. 04 Feb 2019
Pool Re, the UK's state-backed terrorism reinsurer, is to stop providing cover for sporting events, concerts and tours, citing sufficient capacity in the commercial markets. 09 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 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.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated on 1st April 2008.
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
UK insurance brokers are questioning the application of 'enhanced equivalence' proposals in the UK government's Brexit documents for financial services and are seeking the introduction of a new 'equivalence' regime, similar to that available to investment... 27 Aug 2018