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Syllabuses | 01 Jan 1999
CII syllabus for 950 North American General Insurance Practice (With Special Reference to Lloyd's) 1999
Technical articles | 02 May 2012
The recent ruling in the High Court in the case of Raithatha v. Williamson, has changed the previous accepted understanding of the position on bankruptcy and pensions. Details of this case can be found here.  It had generally been understood that where an individual was made bankrupt o...
Technical articles | 01 Apr 2012
Last month we looked at some general principles of how and when it is possible to change the terms of a trust. We mentioned that in the last year we have had a number of decisions on this very subject, in particular the Courts looking at the question "what is for the benefit of the benefici...
News items | 08 Mar 2012
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has launched its first good practice guide for internships in the general insurance and financial services professions
News items | 01 Feb 2012
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has published its plan and budget for 2012/13. The proposed indicative annual levy for general insurance intermediaries is £57m, down from £69.5m in 2011/12.
News items | 01 Jan 2012
In addition to a welcome note, the contents of the Newsletter cover the following topics:
Research | 01 Jan 2012
Much of the discussion in recent months about the reform to the UK's regulatory architecture, and indeed UK financial services generally, tends to be about banking matters. However this country's dominance in the global insurance markets both retail and wholesale cannot be underestimated, a...
Technical articles | 01 Jan 2012
This is the first article in a series on business succession planning. In this article, I look at the implications of business succession planning in general terms. Later articles will review various aspects of the planning in more detail. As with keyperson cover, business succession plan...
Fact files | 01 Dec 2011
Behavioural finance looks at the psychology and emotional factors behind making investment decisions. By understanding how they make investment decisions, investors (and advisers) can, perhaps, make better decisions to help avoid some of the common pitfalls of investment. Behavioural fin...

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