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ANALYSIS: Insurers and reinsurers require clarity soon on whether passporting rights, or a workable equivalent, will remain in place in relation to cross-border policies after Brexit, or whether they will need to make alternative arrangements. 19 Sep 2017
The catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas will not have a significant impact on the insurance and reinsurance markets, despite the damage caused to thousands of homes, an expert has said. 04 Sep 2017
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.
An international group of insurance supervisors and regulators, backed by the United Nations' environmental funding programme, has published a five-step framework aimed at making the insurance industry more sustainable. 17 Aug 2017
A new regulatory and tax regime for insurance linked securities (ILS) in the UK will come into force in the autumn, the government has announced, as it published the regulations that will govern the new regime. 25 Jul 2017
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