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    Why the Climate is Changing for General Insurance Regulation
    (Published December 4, 2017) Twelve years ago, in the U.K., general insurance firms and brokers found themselves on the receiving end of statutory regulation, which at the time must have felt like a significant shift from the previous regime. However, compared to the wave of regulatory change that has been aimed at the life and pensions sectors in this period, general insurance has had a relatively quiet time of things, and firms have been largely left to get on with running their businesses. However, recent developments suggest that this is all changing, and that the sector is going to be facing some tough challenges ahead. Martyn Oughton reports.
    When Natural Disasters Strike
    (Published June 7, 2013) As the Oklahoma Insurance Department has recently demonstrated, regulators can issue emergency guidance governing insurers’ treatment of affected policyholders. When a natural disaster occurs, property and casualty insurers must be ready to respond to regulatory expectations and implement disaster response preparation plans immediately.