Solvency II – on the way at last?
On 13 November 2013 provisional European agreement was reached on the Omnibus II Directive, thereby removing one of the remaining obstacles to Solvency II implementation. We consider the latest amendments.
Mid term broker changes and the right to commission
In a competitive marketplace, mid-term broker changes are becoming increasingly common. They do, however, give rise to issues as to when commission is earned and due. We consider the Commercial Court’s judgment in ARB International v Baillie, which grapples with such issues.
FCA Thematic Review of broker conflicts
We discuss the FCA’s Thematic Review focused on brokers’ conflicts of interests.
Demystifying German Insurance Law – What English Insurers Should Take Into Account
UK insurers seeking to operate in the German market should be aware of the considerable differences between the English and German insurance legal frameworks. Markus Eichhorst of our Hamburg office explains the key distinctions.