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Latest News in Insurance UK

  • April 20, 2018

    Judging The Financial Conduct Authority 5 Years On

    The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority, 5 years old this month, has had significant success in securing record financial penalties against firms in relation to misconduct, but it remains to be seen whether it will be able to hold senior individuals to account, says David Rundle of WilmerHale.

  • April 20, 2018

    Water Regulator Says It Cannot Protect Retirement Funds

    Britain’s water industry watchdog has said it is powerless to regulate the retirement funds of industry monopolies after a senior lawmaker accused two utilities firms of putting shareholders before their own pension scheme members.

  • April 20, 2018

    Global Watchdog Provides Tools To Stamp Out Misconduct

    The financial watchdog for the G-20 group of countries unveiled a new toolkit on Friday that firms and ‎regulators can use to combat misconduct that has damaged public trust in financial services.

  • April 20, 2018

    UK Regulator To Ease Reporting Burden For General Insurers

    U.K. nonlife insurers will find their reporting duties are relaxed under Europe’s Solvency II directive through plans unveiled by the Prudential Regulation Authority on Friday as the watchdog attempts to soften the unpopular capital regime.

  • April 20, 2018

    SFO Gets Funding Boost To Ease ‘Blockbuster’ Demands

    The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office has announced a funding boost from the government that will help the watchdog to investigate major financial crime cases without having to rely on “blockbuster" funding.

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  • Disputes over commercial, directors and officers, management, and professional liability insurance policies
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  • Appellate rulings on insurance coverage disputes
  • Mass actions over deceptive and unfair trade practices, modal premium rates, and vanishing premiums
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