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Latest News in Insurance UK

  • July 26, 2017

    No Escaping Accountability As Conduct Regime Widens Net

    The weight of individual accountability will soon cover the entire British financial landscape after authorities revealed plans Wednesday to expand the management conduct regime to all 56,000 firms under their watch, prompting attorneys to warn of a new era of enhanced compliance.

  • July 26, 2017

    Central Bank Floats Plan To Boost Pension Fund Transparency

    The European Central Bank published a draft regulation on Wednesday on statistical reporting requirements for pension funds in a bid to increase transparency and improve data comparability.

  • July 26, 2017

    A Look At Protection Options For Board Members In The UK

    Most U.K. board members assume that if they do nothing dishonest or recklessly stupid, the organizations they serve will stand by them in the event of threats to their personal liability. This assumption may not be safe, considering the marked increase in regulatory investigations involving both individuals and companies, says Francis Kean of Willis Towers Watson PLC.

  • July 26, 2017

    EIOPA Looks To Boost Efficiency In Pensions Data Reporting

    The European Union’s top insurance and pensions regulator said on Wednesday that it wants to simplify the way in which national authorities report data from their occupational pensions sectors, in an effort to strengthen oversight of the industry across the region.

  • July 26, 2017

    UK Financial Watchdogs Expand Senior Manager Rules

    British financial regulators set out plans on Wednesday to broaden rules holding senior managers at banks and insurers accountable for misconduct inside their firms to encompass other financial services, including asset managers and brokers.

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