News & Commentary

What will a General Election mean for financial services?

When it finally comes in the autumn, economic issues will be to the fore in the cut and thrust of political debate at the General Election. The cost of living, taxation, growth, infrastructure investment, pensions and the welfare state are all likely to be in the headlines. Financial services regulation is unlikely to feature – but what can we expect?

Greenwashing rules prompt Euro row

Moves by the pan-European regulator EIOPA to clampdown on misleading claims by insurers and pension funds about the green credentials of products and  investments have provoked a robust push back from insurers.

Private credit under the BoE spotlight

The complex relationship between non-bank risks and private credit, especially in the higher interest rate environment, is firmly in the Bank of England’s financial stability spotlight.

2024: The assets that matter – and those that don’t

What does 2024 hold for the asset classes favoured by insurers? Will there be winners and losers: if so, where? Our team of experts looks at what 2024 might hold.

2024: A step nearer normality?

Just what should we expect of 2024? After the relative calm of the last 12 months will this year deliver more of the same or will there be new hazards to negotiate? Our team of experts looks at what 2024 might hold.

2023: A sense of relief

As 2023 draws to a close those charged with marshalling the vast assets of the insurance industry must be experiencing a sense of relief that the year has passed without a repeat of the extreme volatility that battered them in 2022.

 

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