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The Regulation of Insurance Brokers and Intermediaries isbn 9781845925420

The Regulation of Insurance Brokers and Intermediaries

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ISBN13: 9781405700092
ISBN: 1405700092
New Edition ISBN: 1845925424
Published: December 2004
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This highly practical book is aimed at those who must vary their Financial Services Authority (FSA) permissions and those who will be regulated by the FSA for the first time when the new Insurance Mediation Directive comes into effect. The Regulation of Insurance Brokers and Intermediaries provides a practical, readable source of knowledge and reference on key points of the new regulations. The only book of its kind covering the regulation of general insurance sales, the book also:
* Ensures customers understand how to comply to the new regime
* Explains what the regulations mean for the manner in which they do business
* Provides guidance on the more difficult parts of the application forms
* Puts the regulations in the context of the common law of agency, which will continue to apply * Highlights the implications of being under FSA regulation (eg enforcement, breaches, duty)
* Addresses key problem areas, particularly where there are boundary issues, e.g. advised/non-advised sales, the difference between administration and performance of a policy, what terms should be included in the policy summary etc.
*Covers what to include and omit in brochures and explanatory booklets
* Discusses the terms to be included in agreements with their counterparts in the distribution chain

Reprinted with ISBN 9781845925420

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Subjects:
Insurance Law
Contents:
1.Outline of the FSA regime and the Insurance Mediation Directive; 2 How the statutory regime relates to the common law of agency; 3 What is regulated; 4 The options for status (authorised intermediary, appointed representative, introducer); 5 The sales process, promotional material and product disclosure; 6 Cancellation rights; 7 Claims handling; 8 Management of client money; 9 Monitoring and compliance; 10 Training and competence; 11 The contents of agency agreements, i. e. between the insurer and the distributor/retailer; 12 Specialist sections on packaged products, reinsurance and the Lloyd's/London market.