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Corporate Insurance & Financial Services

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A step closer

Published on 27 November 2017. By Matthew Griffith, Partner and Neil Brown, Partner

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Matthew Griffith and Neil Brown explore Lloyd's SPAs as an alternative for new market entrants to standalone syndicate formations and M&A

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The FCA turns its attention to the wholesale insurance sector

13 November 2017

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After indicating its intention to conduct a wholesale insurance market study in its 2017/18 Business Plan, the FCA has now announced the launch of its wholesale insurance broker market study and set out its terms of reference. This is an important development for brokers and insurers operating in this sector, and also for their clients.

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Schemes and offers where drags don't work

Published on 06 November 2017. By James Mee, Partner and David Wallis, Partner

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James Mee and David Wallis detail the statutory solutions available when drag-along rights are either ineffective or non-existent for the sale of private companies with a large employee shareholder base

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Special relationship

Published on 04 September 2017. By David Wallis, Partner and James Mee, Partner

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David Wallis and Peter Sugden outline what commercial teams need to know about US/UK deals.

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Signed, sealed, delivered

Published on 11 August 2017. By Matthew Griffith, Partner

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Matthew Griffith shares some strategies for delivering successful (re)insurance M&A – before and after the ink has dried

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What a drag

Published on 11 August 2017. By James Mee, Partner and David Wallis, Partner

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James Mee and David Wallis outline some of the issues involved in selling companies with a large employee shareholder base

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New corporate tax evasion offences – the clock is ticking!

03 August 2017

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Financial services firms should ensure they have in place appropriate policies and procedures as they prepare for the new corporate tax evasion offences.

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SM&CR: what should the insurance sector be doing to prepare?

27 July 2017

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On 26 July 2017, the FCA and PRA published three consultation papers outlining their proposals for the extension of the senior managers and certification regime (SM&CR) to all authorised firms.

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PRA consultation to promote diversity on boards of large insurers

06 July 2017

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The PRA consults on further amendments to the Senior Insurance Managers Regime (SIMR) including promoting diversity on boards.

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The Automated and Electronic Vehicles Bill

Published on 04 July 2017. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Jonathan Charwat, Associate

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The Automated and Electronic Vehicles Bill was announced during the Queen's Speech and is intended to put the UK at the forefront of the driverless car market, estimated to be worth £28bn by 2035.

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