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Central Bank of Ireland updates regulatory requirements for reinsurance undertakings
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The Central Bank has recently published updated regulatory requirements for life reinsurance undertakings, non-life reinsurance undertakings and composite reinsurance undertakings


Central Bank of Ireland publishes Issue 3 of the Intermediary Times
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The Central Bank has recently published its third issue of the Intermediary Times, a newsletter for brokers and retail intermediaries


Jurisdiction clauses in insurance policies High Court decision in Lartigue Enterprises Ltd v Three Lions Underwriting Ltd
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The insurers asked the Court to decline jurisdiction to hear the case in favour of an English court in circumstances where the slip stated that coverage disputes would be governed by the law of England and Wales and conferred jurisdiction on the English courts


EIOPA stress test
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 20 2012

It is widely expected that EIOPA will undertake an industry wide stress test later this year. It is likely to take place within a short timeframe, approximately six weeks, and will be administered through the Central Bank of Ireland


Health insurance
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The Health Insurance Authority (HIA) recently published the findings of a national survey of the private health insurance market in Ireland (the “Survey”) which currently consists of approximately 2.14 million customers


Central Bank of Ireland report on sale of payment protection insurance
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The Central Bank has recently released the findings on its latest inspection of the sale of payment protection insurance (“PPI”) to Irish consumers


Consultation on Solvency II reporting and disclosure requirements
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has recently published a Final Report on the outcome of the two public consultations (No. 11009 and No.11011) on the proposal for reporting and disclosure requirements


Updated guidance on the Corporate Governance Code for Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The Central Bank recently published updated guidance on the Corporate Governance Code for Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings (the “Code”


What are unfair terms in insurance contracts?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 23 2012

The United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (the “FSA”) recently published a notice of an undertaking given by AXA Insurance UK plc (“AXA”) under which AXA agreed not to use certain terms in its contents and buildings insurance policies


Advertising and the CPC - are you compliant?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 23 2012

On 14 February 2012, the Central Bank expressed its concerns about the advertising of regulated financial services and products, and announced that it is actively reviewing the advertising of financial products and services by regulated firms