The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for June has been published. This provides a round-up of UK, EU and international regulatory developments relevant to UK based insurance market participants. In this issue, amongst other items, we cover: The Queen’s Speech – the Government announces a number of new Bills relevant to insurers The FCA call for
The UK government has set out plans in this week’s Queen’s Speech for a new International Sanctions Bill (the “Bill“) that aims to ensure that the UK will continue to meet its international sanctions policy obligations and national security objectives after its withdrawal from the European Union. Background The UK currently implements 34 sanctions regimes,
The government has today set out the details of its legislative programme for the next two years in the Queen’s Speech. One of the issues to be addressed in this parliamentary session will be tackling the “compensation culture” surrounding whiplash claims, in addition to much stricter regulation of the activities of claims management companies (“CMCs“).
The UK Government is seeking to place itself at the forefront of technology for autonomous vehicles. A feature of the Queen’s Speech on 18 May 2016 was the announcement of the Modern Transport Bill, which will deal with how motor vehicle insurance and liability is handled. A Government spokesperson has said: “Our current insurance and