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Insurance M&A 2017/2018

Following up on our 2018 Insurance Horizons brochure, which comments on legal and regulatory trends and developments across the insurance industry, we have today released Insurance M&A 2017/2018, a paper that takes a closer look at M&A activity across the sector. Click here to continue reading…

Posted in Regulatory and legislative updates, UK

UK: Is ICOBS compliance solely the responsibility of the customer-facing intermediary?

“Where there is a chain of insurance intermediaries between the insurer and the customer, [ICOBS] applies only to the insurance intermediary in contact with the customer”.  (ICOBS1 Annex, 4.1R) That ICOBS rule (“Rule 4.1“) has existed since the implementation of ICOB in January 2005.  Its terms are simple and its effect should be fairly straightforward.