Daniel Wilkinson, of Partners& and CGI Insurance, appeared by video link at hearing but was unable to enter a plea due to a technical glitch. His representation said he would deny the charge.
The consolidator has purchased construction specialist UK & Ireland Insurance Services.
MGA confirms it is in discussions with Qatar Re after missing the deadline to pay back its near £200m loan, as it seeks fresh third party investment.
Survey shows that 43% of brokers used furlough scheme while 19% accessed other forms of government support when coronavirus pandemic hit.
MD Adam Boakes discusses its most recent investment, working with Peter Cullum-backed Minority Venture Partners and how the pandemic has affected the business.
The figures follow the management buy-out and include all areas of the business formerly known as Coversure.
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Howard Lickens will move to the role of executive chairman as former A-Plan MD, Mike Edgeley takes up the CEO mantle.
KBIS was established in 1991 and specialises in horse, horsebox and trailer and equestrian business cover.
Parent company Ardonagh says move will give UK brokers access to the Lloyd's market and follows its deal to buy Compass owner Bravo Group in August 2020.
Global Risk Partners (GRP) has purchased Newstead Insurance Brokers for an undisclosed sum.
Group CEO Euan Sutherland takes over on an interim basis while the business searches for a replacement for Cheryl Agius, who is stepping down for personal reasons.
Lloyd's broker CRS Yachts will join Aston Lark's European business.
The business specialises in science and technology and private clients.
As expected the thin agreement offers very little clarity for the UK broker space.
Aon confirms the European watchdog has launched a Phase II review of the merger but insists it is still "on track" to close the combination in the first half of 2021.
Peter Cullum-backed Ataraxia and Minority Venture Partners have both invested in the merged broking firms which are based in Altrincham.
Miles Smith-owner has been purchased subject to regulatory approval.
The Atlanta CEO reviews the past 12 months and concludes 2021 should be about more than Ebitda and KPIs.
The product, which the broker claims is the first of its kind in the UK, is underwritten by Ageas and uses specialist smartphone telematics technology to record how users drive.
The pandemic was a clear sign for all that the broker must embrace a tech culture, writes Principal MD Dave Bowcock.
The business says the tool, which is targeted at brokers, insurers and MGAs, is designed for non-core business lines where a fully e-traded system would be too expensive.
The CEO of UK retail, Gallagher weighs in on a turbulent 2020 and looks ahead to next year.
Public-private collaboration, including 14 global (re)insurers, addresses critical risks faced by Covid-19 vaccines and other health commodities during distribution