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Four tips to help guide insurers through the changing regulatory and compliance landscape

As the insurance industry becomes more complex, staying focused on and compliant with shifting regulatory requirements can be a real challenge. The evolving landscape, increasing scrutiny by regulators, and changing customer expectations all require insurers to stay up-to-date. We share four tips to help guide insurers through the changing regulatory and compliance requirements in today’s insurance landscape.

  1. Stay informed

The first step is to stay up-to-date with regulatory and compliance changes. Staying informed with new laws, regulations, and standards that may affect insurers and their businesses is crucial to success. By staying informed, insurers can quickly respond to changes and ensure their compliance efforts are always up-to-date. Partnering with our team can help alleviate this pressure altogether. Our team of compliance experts offer a robust service offering and are solely focused on ensuring insurer partners have up-to-the-minute information on their regulatory and compliance needs.

  1. Invest in compliance technology

Investing in compliance technology, such as automation tools and analytics, can help streamline processes, reduce costs, and improve overall compliance efficiency. Automated compliance tools can help insurers monitor and track regulatory changes, manage compliance documents, and generate the required reports. By investing in compliance technology and implementing a management system, insurers can increase compliance effectiveness and reduce risk in today’s changing insurance landscape.

  1. Conduct regular risk assessments

Conducting regular risk assessments is another key tip in today’s changing landscape. Risk assessments can help insurers identify potential compliance risks and vulnerabilities. They can also help prioritise compliance efforts and allocate resources more effectively. By conducting regular risk assessments, insurers can identify compliance issues before they become problems, which can help prevent violations and reduce compliance risk.

  1. Engage with regulators

Engaging with regulators is critical. Regulators can provide valuable guidance and insight into compliance requirements and expectations. By engaging with regulators, insurers can stay informed on regulatory changes and expectations, receive feedback on compliance efforts, and build stronger relationships with regulators. Building strong relationships with regulators can help reduce compliance risk and ensure compliance efforts are aligned with regulatory expectations.

Navigating regulatory and compliance requirements in the insurance landscape can be challenging. By taking these steps, insurers can ensure compliance efforts are aligned with regulatory expectations and remain competitive in an increasingly complex industry. To alleviate this pressure altogether, turn to Gallagher Bassett’s experienced compliance team to stay ahead of the industry’s rapidly evolving regulatory obligations.

Gallagher Bassett’s compliance team is well ahead of the industry standard. After recently undergoing an independent audit of our internal compliance and governance structure, it was revealed that our compliance proragmme is ‘gold standard’. Our Compliance Team of experts are on hand to discuss how they can help you navigate today’s changing regulatory and compliance landscape.

Alternatively, head to our “Regulatory Compliance Under Control” and explore how we can help you navigate today’s changing regulatory and compliance landscape.

Beth Povey

Chief Compliance Officer

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