RSA shareholders voted to approve the deal last month.
The dispute centres around accusations of misconduct, data breaches and misuse of the MyLicence platform at Fresh, which was bought by Kingfisher in 2018.
IFED warns of ghost brokers exploiting the pandemic, with fraudsters targeting victims on social media.
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The proposals include giving Flood Re the ability to offer discounted premiums to households that have fitted flood resilience measures to their property.
The broker's turnover fell but adjusted Ebitda grew in 2019 according to its latest set of financial results, as the business also comments on its sale to Ormiston Holdco in early 2020.
The document has been designed to help brokers comply with regulatory obligations.
CEO David Howden hopes A-Plan will help attract UK brokers who do not want to join the "traditional aggregators" as it explores deals of all sizes.
The Gibraltar-based insurer, also known as Tradewise Insurance Company, which went into run-off last year, cannot meet claims in full.
Insurance Cares: The document has been developed by Fair By Design with input for providers and regulators and has been created to help vulnerable customers.
QIC is also set to participate in the transaction, as Markerstudy says it plans to grow organically and through acquisitions.
The broking group says it has facilities of over £300m to support growth and acquisitions, as it looks to make more deals in the retail space and to grow its MGA arm, Dual.
The investment is set to “accelerate strategic M&A” for the broker as it is also confirmed that former backer, the Carlyle Group, has retained a minority stake in the business.
Brokered and direct customers will be offered access to five counselling sessions if they claim.
Canadian provider Intact and Danish insurer Tryg made a cash offer for RSA in November 2020.
More than 100 staff are set to move across as A-Plan is set to become Howden’s retail flagship.
Uinsure is seeking to grow broker distribution of home insurance products.
Former Endsleigh boss Jeff Brinley takes over after joining the motor specialist as CFO in November last year.
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.
KBIS was established in 1991 and specialises in horse, horsebox and trailer and equestrian business cover.
There is no place for ruthless self-interest in 2021 and businesses should learn from the coronavirus vaccine roll out that collaboration will be key over the next 12 months, says Charlotte Halkett.