Quarterly insights for the UK insurance & financial services market
Current issues in insurance & financial services - Spring 2019
08 Apr 2019
In this issue of current issues in insurance & financial services, we bring you the latest insights into the UK insurance & financial services market including:
the attractions of the non-pensioner risk transfer market;
key take-aways for pensions providers from the FCA's Retirement Outcomes Review;
the European Commission's areas of focus ahead of its 2020 review of Solvency II;
our thoughts on how institutional investors should respond to climate change risk; and
a look back at some of the highlights from our Better Futures conference in February.
We are also pleased to invite you to our annual Life & Financial Services networking event on Thursday 16 May 2019, beginning at 6.30pm. This year's event will be held at the fantastic London Transport Museum, located in Covent Garden. Please register using the link here to reserve your place.
Non-pensioner risk transfer: an attractive market?
Matt Thomas, Andrew Devine and Ailsa Dunn consider the appeal of the non-pensioner risk transfer market and assess the challenges it brings.
Improving retirement outcomes
Fyona Murphy and Ross Bagley breakdown the FCA's Retirement Outcome Review and what this means providers will need to do over the next year.
Solvency II update
In this update, we set out the items on which the European Commission has requested EIOPA to provide technical advice ahead of its 2020 review of Solvency II.
Is it time for investors to wake up to climate change?
Divest, engage or exploit? Simon Jones takes a closer look at how investors should respond to climate change risk.
Better futures in insurance - can we have too much data?
Richard Purcell explores whether the amount of data that is readily available to insurance companies is a help or a hindrance.
What will customers expect from life insurers in the future?
Ailsa Dunn looks back at the Better Futures conference we held in February, and reflects on the outcomes of our panel discussion on the future of life insurance.