Local decision making is being eroded as a result of the hard market, viewers of the first panel session of Broker Exchange heard.
Kingfisher detailed misuse of the Motor Insurance Bureau’s MyLicence platform and suggested it may not have bought the broker as it seeks to claim millions in damages.
The body will take £51m from its retail pool and more cash from other classes to plug a £92m gap in life and investment space and brokers may have to cough up £29m.
Why a robust complaints process from brokers and insurers could help restore trust in the home and motor markets following the dual pricing review.
The action group put forward its arguments on the last day of the Supreme Court BI test case hearing.
The watchdog says the comparison website breached competition law by using clauses prohibiting home insurers to offer lower prices on other aggregator sites, resulting in higher premiums.
The Superme Court hearing of the business interruption test case continued for the third day as lawyers compared coronavirus to the Great Storm of 1987.
The EU watchdog is to make a decision by 21 December 2020.
The Supreme Court heard arguments from lawyers representing QBE, Argenta and MS Amlin on 16 November as insurers began their appeal of the September judgment handed down in the FCA’s business interruption test case.
But PPI remains the most complained about product as body highlights proposed fee structure in wake of coronavirus.
The FCA warned insurers and brokers that any assessments must be completed by 3 December.
Insurer apologises over 2018 announcement with the potential to mislead the market in a “serious but not intentional” breach.
Ardonagh says it has found no evidence of customer, carrier, or broker data leaving its estate as the Towergate website remains unavailable.
Eight parties in the FCA business interruption court case have been allowed to leapfrog appeals to the Supreme Court as QIC Europe is denied right to join the test case and Ecclesiastical withdraws.
In a fresh dear CEO letter to brokers, interim CEO Christopher Woolard warns that the regulator is assessing firms’ arrangements and tells brokers it is imperative to safeguard the client money they hold for customers.
Regulator says it will continue discussions with insurers and action groups to find a solution for the outstanding issues as soon as possible.
Nikolaus Suehr, of KASKO, and David Goodley, of City Compliance share advice on setting up in the EU as the risk of a no-deal Brexit draws closer.
Regulator says discussions between the parties involved in the case continue ahead of the next hearing on 2 October, as the watchdog along with seven insurers file "precautionary" applications to skip Court of Appeal.
Regulator to collect data from any firms setting prices, including brokers, as it calls on the industry to co-operate to tackle the loyalty penalty.
The regulator outlines proposals for a “significant reform” of the motor and home insurance markets and slams "complex and opaque" pricing practices.
The administrator’s progress report said the business was later sold to One Sure for £75,000 as fitness of former directors is investigated as statutory measure.
Interim CEO Christopher Woolard sets out the regulator's expectations after the High Court handed down its judgment in the BI test case last week.
Broker trade body says it hopes the industry can move on following the High Court's decision yesterday and that any appeal will be “sorted out quickly” for the sake of policyholders.
Government body says Ardonagh and Bennetts have five working days to address the CMA’s concerns, after it found that the merged company would face “only little competition” from other much smaller motorcycle insurance specialists.