Editor, Insurance Age
Siân joined Insurance Age in 2014 as commissioning editor and since then has broken a series of exclusives while looking after features and leading on roundtable coverage for the magazine.
In her spare time Camden-dweller Siân enjoys adding to her fledgling vinyl collection, the cinema, running and reading. She also likes to escape the city as often as she can in order to go horse-riding and enjoy the countryside.
The British Dental Association has written to the Financial Conduct Authority to highlight “questionable” wordings not included in the coronavirus BI test case.
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The regulator's particulars of claim for the test case stated that the defendants’ reasons for wordings are not relevant or admissible.
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The legal firm is pursuing a £52m claim against Hiscox and planning its own test cases and representing dentists in dispute with QBE.
The guarantees will support supply chains and help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
The business has purchased Marx Re-Insurance Brokers which is based in Munich.
Seventeen wordings will be assessed as part of the test and the FCA list shows 34 Hiscox policies affected so far, as regulator says list is a "representative sample" which is "not comprehensive".
The watchdog expects the test case, to determine the validity of business interruption coronavirus claims, to be heard in the second half of July.
Aon’s Julie Page and Marsh’s Chris Lay are to lead the distribution working group as Jon Dye also joins the Stephen Catlin-led organisation.
Towergate’s Joe Thelwell discusses the broker’s Q1 2020 deals and reveals he is receiving calls from brokers wishing to sell as coronavirus exacerbates the hardening market.
The insurer said most of its BI policies do not cover impacts arising from Covid-19.
The sector has united to highlight its disappointment in the insurance industry following the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.
There is no provision for equivalence in the IDD and this means brokers with EU clients need to set up EU entities to trade in the bloc.