Accessing the UK Insurance Market

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Course Description:

This seminar will be covering a number of issues of interest to Maltese insurers currently in the UK Temporary Permissions Regime, with approved third country branches in the UK, or considering accessing the UK insurance market in future.

Target Audience:

Insurance entities: Directors, Risk and Compliance Professionals, CEOs

Learning Outcomes:

The aim of this session is to cover the issues faced by Maltese insurers

  1. which are currently in the UK Temporary Permissions Regime;
  2. with approved third country branches in the UK; or
  3. considering accessing the UK insurance market in future.

Venue: Kindly contact us on kla@kpmg.com.mt to indicate your preferred training method; online or in-person.

CPE Hours: This course qualifies for 1 hour of Structured CPE which can be classified as Core Competency. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.

Trainers:

Giselle Borg, Partner, Risk Consulting Advisory Services, KPMG in Malta

Giselle Borg

Giselle joined KPMG as an accountant in 2003 and spent the first 13 years of her career working within KPMG Malta’s audit department where she led audit and assurance engagements for various market players, with a focus on the insurance industry. Today, Giselle advises firms on financial services regulatory, risk and actuarial matters in the areas of corporate governance, regulatory reporting, risk management, internal audit (including AML) and actuarial services (including Solvency II and IFRS 17). Giselle also assists clients with their regulatory license application for setting up a regulated company in Malta.

Matthew Francis, Director, Insurance, KPMG UK

Matt Francis

Matthew leads KPMG UK’s insurance regulatory technical team and provides assurance and advice to insurers in relation to understanding, and dealing with, the impacts of regulatory change on their business strategies and structures.

His clients seek specialist input in circumstances ranging from transactional due diligence to implementing financial and risk transformation; from regulatory compliance and reporting, to structuring their groups to deliver corporate strategy. He works with a range of life and general insurance companies, reinsurers and intermediaries with operations within and outside the EEA.

Alex Stephenson, Senior Manager, KPMG UK

Alex Stephenson

Alex joined KPMG from the PRA where he led projects around Solvency II and Brexit. He brings strong project management disciplines and extensive experience of working alongside actuaries. Alex specialises in project delivery around prudential regulation and delivering change within risk functions. Alex has experience in risk function effectiveness, prudential regulation and change, new firm and branch authorisations and change in control processes, demutualisation, routes to access the UK insurance market, and assessment of risk management and controls frameworks.

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Course Features

  • Guided Learning 1 hour
  • Language English
  • Assessments
Giselle is a Partner, Risk Consulting Advisory, KPMG in Malta. She advises firms on governance, risk and compliance matters in the areas of corporate governance, regulatory reporting, risk management, internal audit, anti-money laundering and actuarial (including Solvency II and IFRS 17). Giselle also supports firms in their interaction with Regulators and in optimising their organisational structures for current and future regulatory requirements.
Matthew leads KPMG UK’s insurance regulatory technical team and provides assurance and advice to insurers in relation to understanding, and dealing with, the impacts of regulatory change on their business strategies and structures. His clients seek specialist input in circumstances ranging from transactional due diligence to implementing financial and risk transformation; from regulatory compliance and reporting, to structuring their groups to deliver corporate strategy. He works with a range of life and general insurance companies, reinsurers and intermediaries with operations within and outside the EEA.

Senior Manager

Alex joined KPMG from the PRA where he led projects around Solvency II and Brexit. He brings strong project management disciplines and extensive experience of working alongside actuaries. Alex specialises in project delivery around prudential regulation and delivering change within risk functions. Alex has experience in risk function effectiveness, prudential regulation and change, new firm and branch authorisations and change in control processes, demutualisation, routes to access the UK insurance market, and assessment of risk management and controls frameworks.