Section 166s become more frequent, more diverse

UK regulators are making more use of their Section 166 powers to order third-party investigations into insurers and brokers – and broadening their focus. But they are still guaranteed to cause grief for firms, as Jamie Bullen reports


Five insurers received section 166s in Q2

FCA and PRA demanded a total of 19 skilled persons reviews


FCA outlines early warning procedures

The Financial Conduct Authority can now name companies and individuals facing potential enforcement action


Why HR should be in your risk culture club

Who are the custodians of an organisation's risk culture and how can meaningful change be embedded? BaxterBruce's Jon Linturn explains.


Conduct risk: not just another category for the risk register

The UK's new financial conduct regulator is taking a close look at the insurance industry, but how can firms ensure they don't find themselves embroiled in a mis-selling scandal? Andrew Bird explains


PRA appoints Prettejohn to board

Will resign from L&G's board before taking up post


LCP announces nine partners

Hawes, Butler and Fermont among promotions


PRA will consult with industry on "comply or explain" decision for SII guidelines

Plenary session to provide feedback in late May


UK regulatory split could impair insurer efficiency

Communication between the PRA and FCA will cause delays, IUA warns


Ebix buys Qatarlyst

Insurance software provider is "ideal partner", says e-trading exchange