New regulatory framework for insurance »
As a result of two separate but related developments (Solvency
II implementation and consequential changes to banking regulation)
the two financial regulators - the Prudential Regulation Authority
(PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - have published
linked consultation papers setting out suggested changes to
significant aspects of insurance regulation.
Cyber crime and the evolution of Phishing »
Cyber security intelliegence specialist Andy Crocker provides an
insight into cyber crime and in particular Phishing which is
rapidly evolving. Cyber criminals are deploying more and more,
sophisticated methods of attack, to try and steal data from client
lists to banking details or personal private financial information.
We will look at how social engineering as an attack vector has
increased the success rate of attacks for the cyber criminal and
how cyber security can no longer be left to a few specialists but
has now become the responsibility of everyone.
Money Laundering explained »
In this half hour video we focus on what money laundering is;
who does it and why; how it works; the scale of the problem; who is
affected by money laundering and finally how you detect this
criminal activity and investigate it.
The CII's qualifications framework is changing »
In this short video, Ant
Gould, CII director of faculties outlines impending changes to the
Chartered Insurance Institute's qualifications
framework, why we have put these changes in place and
what this will mean to those studying for our exams. He also talks
to some of those who have been involved in taking our
qualifications recently to garner their views on the
Legal developments in claims November 2014 »
The latest update from the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) on
recent legal developments produced for the Claims Faculty.
An interview with Caroline Wayman, Chief Ombudsman »
In this 20 minute video interview, Caroline Wayman, chief
executive & chief ombudsman at the Financial Ombudsman Service
talks to Ant Gould, CII director of faculties about the ombudsman's
approach to general insurance.
Public Interest Awards 2015 shortlist published »
The Chartered Insurance Institute has announced the
shortlist for the second annual CII Public Interest Awards, and
would like to congratulate all of the finalists following a
rigorous judging process. The awards will be
presented at a prestigious ceremony on 12 February 2015 at the East
Wintergarden in London's Canary Wharf.
Crowd-funding and peer-to-peer lending »
This year has seen a dramatic increase in crowd-funding
activities and peer-to-peer finance. In order to bring the advisory
sector up to speed with these important developments, a conference
was organised to familiarise intermediaries and advisers with all
aspects of these emerging new asset classes.
Hear today, gone tomorrow »
Noise-induced hearing loss claims are on the rise and many
workers are being put at risk by poor diagnosis, argues Melanie
Study room- qualifications »
The improvements to the Insurance qualifications framework
2014-2018 are outlined here. The CII explains what the new