Our expertise combines a commercial mindset with in-depth knowledge of the regulatory constraints, a critical combination for helping insurance businesses compete successfully in a heavily regulated global industry.
We have extensive experience in advising on UK and international regulatory matters affecting insurers. We frequently advise on prudential matters, regulatory perimeter issues, the approved persons regime, systems and controls requirements, and business transfers.
We advise on all aspects of regulation by the PRA and FCA and have a dedicated team that undertakes contentious regulatory work, including representing firms in disputes with the PRA and FCA, and individuals and firms before the Regulatory Decisions Committee and Tribunal.
Our team is the established leader in the provision of sanctions, governance and compliance advice to the insurance sector. We advise on sanctions and financial crime risks, develop policies and procedures and review compliance programmes. We also advise on bribery and corruption, WTO/EU and other regulatory issues associated with investment.
Our team have real insight into the thinking of the regulators, enabling us to anticipate potential issues so we can address them swiftly and with minimal impact on our clients' operations.