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New capital requirements are just one of the challenges UK insurers must contend with in the industry’s altered landscape. Globalisation and the intensifying search for competitive advantage mean that almost every aspect of the industry is under scrutiny. Insurers will always need strong foundations, but what constitutes strength in today’s market when so many of the fundamentals are changing?

Our UK Insurance practice combines industry knowledge and insight with technical expertise, as well as strategic advice and practical solutions to offer insurance companies – our clients include many of the UK’s leading general and life houses. We can help you to assess and enhance your operating model, create effective governance structures and realise efficiencies in processing and distribution. Where do the next opportunities lie?  Our understanding of the industry trends and insight into the regulators’ thinking will help you build for the future.

Insurance industry research and insights

  • Striking the right balance: Conduct risk in wholesale insurance
    In this paper we look at how firms operating in wholesale insurance markets that take a proportionate approach to identify and mitigate conduct risk can drive commercial success.
  • Solvency II: Preparing for EIOPA’s Interim Guidelines
    The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) recently published the final Guidelines for the preparation of SII and the European trilogue agreement, paving the way for Solvency II to go live on 1 January 2016. This paper outlines what insurers need to know and what they need to do.
  • 2014 Financial Services M&A Predictions
    This report provides insight into the anticipated trends that are expected to drive M&A activity in the year ahead, and looks at nine areas in particular of M&A activity across Financial Services.
  • Global IFRS insurance survey 2013
    The new IFRSs that are in the making will dramatically change the way insurance companies prepare financial reports for their stakeholders. This Survey of insurers across the globe reports on their preparation for the new IFRS accounting rules.

Issues and trends within the industry

  • Retail Distribution Review
    The changes required as a result of the RDR are likely to have wide reaching impacts across organisations in the retail investments market.
  • Solvency II
    Solvency II’s proposed 2012 ‘go live’ date may seem a long way off, but the scope of the changes required means that companies need to be taking action now.
  • IFRS
    The new IFRS and US GAAP accounting standard will radically change the way insurance businesses present their profit and level of insurance liabilities.

Financial Services useful links

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