Danny Walkinshaw looks at the latest insurance stories online

As G20 leaders met in London last week to discuss the global economy, Insurancetimes.co.uk offered users more exclusive online content on other important issues.

With protestors marching through the City of London to converge on the Bank of England (close to Insurance Times’ HQ), visitors flocked to the site following news of the FSA’s approval of “Industry Guidance” status for the industry solution to commission disclosure.

With G20 leaders discussing tighter regulation for the banking industry, the insurance sector, and brokers in particular, have avoided tighter FSA controls, at least until 2011 when the regulator will again cast its eye over the solution to decided whether it’s working or not.

As brokers digested the news, insurancetimes.co.uk posted a video interview with Steve White,Biba’s head of compliance and training, on what industry guidance means for firms.

Brokers can also download the document containing the text of the industry solution at Insurancetimes.co.uk.

While you’re on the site, make sure you catch the latest issue of Insurance Times’ exclusive online offering Insurance Agenda, available to all subscribers. It is a monthly service that tackles the big industry issues as well as the reinsurance and corporate risk management sectors, from sister publications Global Reinsurance and Strategic Risk.

Finally, keep your eye out for the next “Five things you didn’t know about…” See Mike Jones’s contribution below.

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