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Posted in European Union, Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

The Treasury Committee’s Report on EU Insurance Regulation – What’s next for the PRA and the UK insurance industry?

In September 2016, the treasury committee of the House of Commons (the Committee) launched an inquiry into EU insurance regulation and to supplement its work on the relationship that the UK might seek to have with the EU following Brexit. Following the publication of various submissions and further evidence from a variety of market participants

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – July 2017

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for July 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: Publication of final drafts of regulations on insurance linked securities PRA’s policy statements on dealing with a market

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – June 2017

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

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – May 2017

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for May 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 FCA’s final rules on implementing information prompts in the annuity market The FCA’s consultation on proposed guidance on

Posted in European Union, Market developments, Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

Industry at odds with regulators over new framework for insurance recovery and resolution

There is an emergent divergence of opinion between trade body Insurance Europe and regulators. Will calls for further regulation create more substantial fissures? Insurance Europe, a trade body comprised of insurance associations representing approximately 95% of European premium insurance income, recently issued a press release reaffirming its stance on EU proposals for harmonising recovery and resolution

Posted in European Union, Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

The Treasury Committee inquiry into EU insurance regulation – what have we learned so far?

http://www.hlinsurancelaw.com/ To supplement its work on the relationship that the UK might seek to have with the EU following Brexit, the Treasury Committee of the House of Commons established in September 2016 an inquiry into EU insurance regulation. The inquiry has four main objectives: to consider the options for the UK insurance industry that are

Posted in European Union, Market developments, Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

Report: Insurance and structured finance – a new dawn?

A growing trend is emerging within the insurance sector, where insurers and other users of insurance products are looking to structured finance solutions both from an investment and risk management perspective. What are the driving forces behind this development? Is regulation enhancing or impeding the trend? What role do insurers and other participants play in

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – September 2016

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for September 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: FCA/PRA developments Treasury Select Committee inquiry into EU insurance regulation PRIIPS developments

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – August 2016

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for August 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: FCA/PRA developments HM Treasury consultation on the Mutuals’ Deferred Shares Regulations IAIS paper on cyber risks

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – July 2016

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for July 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: FCA/PRA developments EIOPA led consultation on delegated acts for IDD Various publications from the IAIS, including consultation papers

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – May 2016

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for May 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: FCA/PRA and Lloyd’s developments Cybersecurity Directive EIOPA led insurance sector stress test

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – April 2016

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for April Newsletter 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: IAIS developments FCA/PRA updates Law Commissions review of insurance interest Developments on creating a secondary annuity market

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – March 2016

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for March Newsletter 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: IAIS developments FCA/PRA updates Solvency II updates Update on the Insurance Distribution Directive    

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

Corporate Insurance Newsletter – January 2016

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for January 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: IAIS developments FCA/PRA updates Solvency II updates Update on the Insurance Distribution Directive

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

Corporate Insurance Newsletter – December 2015

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for December 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: IAIS developments FCA/PRA updates Solvency II updates Update on the Insurance Distribution Directive

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – November 2015

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for November 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: IAIS developments FCA/PRA updates Solvency II updates Update on the Insurance Distribution Directive

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: New Solvency II rules on Infrastructure Investment by Insurers

On 30 September 2015, the EU Commission published draft legislation that will amend the Solvency II rules relating to investment in infrastructure assets by EU insurers.  The publication follows a lengthy period of consultation by EIOPA.  The new rules will significantly reduce the capital charges that would otherwise have applied to this type of investment,

Posted in European Union, Regulatory and legislative updates, Spain

ESMA, EBA and EIOPA’s joint technical discussion paper on KID for PRIIPs

PRIIPs are a kind of product which constitutes a market worth up to €10 trillion in the EU according to European Commission estimates. The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) -EBA, EIOPA and ESMA- were mandated by the PRIIPs Regulation to develop draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the content and presentation of

Posted in European Union, Regulatory and legislative updates, Spain

Infrastructure Investment Risk Management – EIOPA’s consultation paper

Last 2 July 2015 EIOPA published its Consultation Paper on the Call for Advice from the European Commission on the identification and calibration of infrastructure investment risk categories. This Consultation is a natural response to the continuous increase experienced in infrastructure investment and promoting initiatives in the last years, not only at a global level

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – May 2015

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for May 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: FCA thematic reviews PRA’s consultation on Board responsibilities BIBA code of conduct Solvency II updates    

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – April 2015

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for April 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: FCA and PRA policy statements PRA Rulebook Insurance law reform EIOPA updates Solvency II, Level 2 regulations and guidelines

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter

The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for February 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: FCA and PRA updates Insurance Act Extension of senior managers regime  to NEDs EIOPA and IAIS updates Solvency II,