Green cards for incoming vehicles – Irish vehicles will not need them even if ‘no deal’ Brexit

The Irish Bureau, MIBI, indicates this morning that the UK government has confirmed that green cards will not be need for Irish registered-vehicles entering the UK after Brexit, even if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

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EU & UK motor insurance – moving targets?

Working out how any post-Brexit motor insurance regime in the UK might fit with the European regime is not completely straightforward at a time when both have a lot of moving parts. Continue reading

FCA publishes business plan for 2018/19

The regulator published its latest business plan earlier this week. The year over which it has outlined its priorities will, of course, come to an end as the UK formally leaves the EU and, assuming the outline treaty holds, begins a 21 month implementation period / transition phase. Among key cross sector priorities affecting general insurance (GI) firms are data security and resilience, treatment of existing customers (ie tackling the issue of dual pricing) and the ongoing prevention of financial crime. GI specific priorities include further work on customer value in long distribution chains and on competition in the wholesale broker sector. Continue reading