Lectures

Subject area: Employment | Insurance | Reinsurance

A Bird’s Eye View of Regulatory Pitfalls

Speakers:

Alexandra Booth and Mark Estafanous

Date:

Presented 26 January 2018

In this lecture we discuss the following:

1. GDPR

– Issues for the insurance market
– Particular difficulties for reinsurers
– Practical steps – revising your privacy notices and third party contracts.

2. Insurance Distribution Directive

– New Customer Best Interests Rule – your obligations.
– Pre-contract remuneration disclosures.
– New obligations when cross selling.

3. Senior Managers & Certification Regime

– Senior Managers Regime for individuals approved by the regulator.
New requirements for firms to assess fitness and certify employees
– Conduct Rules applying to most staff.
– Employment Issues and implications for employee references.

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Causing Problems: Causation and Wear/Tear Exclusions in Property Claims

Speakers:

Andy Stevenson and Gregory Butera

Date:

Presented 9 June 2017
This lecture aims to explain the principles and latest developments in a clear and concise way for anyone involved in property claims: insurers, brokers, adjusters, insureds, etc and covers causation, common coverage issues, common policy exclusions (such as wear and tear, corrosion and inherent vice) and gradual deterioration as seen in the recent case of Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Ins Co (April 2017).
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Sale and purchase of brokers and intermediaries: considerations for buyer, seller and third parties

Speakers:

Tim Goodger and Sean Sydenham

Date:

Presented 6 September 2017
Looking at topical issues relating to the sale and purchase of insurance brokers and insurance intermediaries. It considers the structures for sale and purchase, how to remove barriers and avoid delays, as well as current due diligence and regulatory issues.
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Re-start: the FCA sets out its stall for the forthcoming months and into 2021
Timothy Goodger (Partner) outlines the FCA's plans for the coming months.
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Schemes: the creditors' perspective
Timothy Goodger (Partner) provides a reminder why creditors’/policyholders’ interests must not be overlooked for schemes.
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Other Lectures & Presentations

Insurance
Causing Problems: Causation and Wear/Tear Exclusions in Property Claims

Speakers:

Andy Stevenson and Gregory Butera

Date:

Presented 9 June 2017
This lecture aims to explain the principles and latest developments in a clear and concise way for anyone involved in property claims: insurers, brokers, adjusters, insureds, etc and covers causation, common coverage issues, common policy exclusions (such as wear and tear, corrosion and inherent vice) and gradual deterioration as seen in the recent case of Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Ins Co (April 2017).
Insurance
Sale and purchase of brokers and intermediaries: considerations for buyer, seller and third parties

Speakers:

Tim Goodger and Sean Sydenham

Date:

Presented 6 September 2017
Looking at topical issues relating to the sale and purchase of insurance brokers and insurance intermediaries. It considers the structures for sale and purchase, how to remove barriers and avoid delays, as well as current due diligence and regulatory issues.
Sanctions
Navigating Sanctions: Latest Developments

Speakers:

Alexandra Booth and Andy Stevenson

Date:

Presented 17 January 2020
This market briefing will provide an update on the latest international sanctions environment and explain the significance of recent legal decisions, including insights from the only case on US secondary sanctions to have come before the English Courts.

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