Tag Archives: European Union

The E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation – Are the Natural Resources industries ready?

On April 14, 2016 the European Parliament voted to adopt a new data protection law for Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation will come into effect on May 25, 2018. The purpose of the regulation is to … Continue reading →

BREXIT – Impact on EU captives and insurers: Pass-porting

Following Brexit, captive owners and insurers have a maximum of two years from the triggering of Article 50, to formulate any contingency plan. Continue reading →

Two of the Most Important Pieces of Cyber Legislation Ever

A bit like London buses—you wait for ages and then two come along—two of the most significant pieces of European legislation ever affecting cyber liability have been announced by the European Commission in the last week. Continue reading →

The EU’s New Network and Information Security Directive

The country representatives from the European Union have forged the initial framework for the continent’s first cyber-security regulations. Continue reading →

Capital Modelling in Solvency II – Where Did it All go Wrong?

At a recent scientific seminar I was asked to talk about Insurance and Reinsurance In the Modelled World. I argued the case for capital modelling was clear-cut, and that in five years’ time every insurer of any size will likely … Continue reading →

EU Rules on Gender-Neutral Pricing Ignore the Statistics

On International Women’s Day this year many European women may be feeling slightly lighter in the pocket due to one of the European Union (EU)’s latest dictats. As from 21st December 2012, insurers in the EU are no longer allowed to … Continue reading →

EU Rules on Gender-Neutral Pricing in Insurance Industry Enter into Force

From 21st December 2012, insurers in the EU are no longer allowed to discriminate between men and women when charging motor insurance premiums. Continue reading →