MGAA General Meeting
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Old Library, Lloyd's

Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting of the Managing General Agents' Association will be held in the Old Library, Lloyd's of London, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA on Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 10am.

Refreshments will be available from 09:30 with the meeting starting at 10am.

The MGAA 2019 Inaugural Regional Event for Brokers!

“Meet the MGA Market”
27 February 2019

The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) is pleased to invite you to meet MGAs from across the UK. Entry is free to all brokers and this is the inaugural event of what promises to be an annual fixture in the MGAA calendar.

Our exhibition will showcase the MGA members writing all classes of business in the UK and Internationally. We have lined up a selection of industry speakers who will take part in a panel session - “The future opportunities and challenges for Brokers and MGA’s presented by the growth of insurtech “; discussing the positive opportunities for Brokers working with MGAs to cement strong partnerships built on trust, expertise and the relationship.

It has been a long held objective of the association to expand our reach in the regions by supporting and focusing more on our regional MGA members. 

View list of confirmed exhibitors here 

Brokers Register here

Claims - New Technology - New Practices for a New Century
Monday 4th March 2019
Old Library, Lloyd's

Technology offers opportunities to significantly reduce the costs of claims handling, save time and increase customer satisfaction levels.  In this session Qlaims and Sightcall will outline how live video streaming, gig economy ‘Responders’ and drones are being used by MGA’s, Loss Adjusters and Insurers to improve claims processes.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of the event after 45 minutes of presentations and questions, delegates will have a clear understanding of how:
(1) new claims processing solutions working with InsurTech can meet the challenges of increasing customer demands within the digital age;
(2) to reduce costs in claims processing; and
(3)to radically reduce the claim cycle.

Networking Lunch available from 12:30.  Session runs from 13:00 to 14:00 


Senior Managers & Certification Regime - Shape & Share Session
Thursday 21 March 2019
ACORD Auditorium

The session will focus on the FCA's final rules for the application of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime to MGAs and other insurance intermediaries including:

  • preparations firms need to be making ahead of the 9 December 2019 implementation date
  • guidance on preparing Senior Manager Statements of Responsibilities
  • additional actions firms will need to take between December 2019 and December 2020

The session will be aimed at members which will fall into the FCA's "core" regime.

As the number of places is very limited, a maximum of two delegates is permitted per firm and acceptance will be on a first come, first served basis.

Refreshments will be available from 10:30 with the session running from 11:00 to 13:00

Data Litigation and the New Cyber World
Monday 25 March 20019
Old Library, Lloyd's

Speakers: Helena Coates – Legal Director and David Coupe – Partner
Learning Objectives:
a.         Understanding the impact of data litigation in the UK.
b.         Defining and being able to list the relevant sections of data protection legislation and the implications of breach.
c.          Summarising the current cyber threat to business.
d.         Understanding the threats for businesses.
e.         Identifying crypto risk, digital ledger technology and blockchain and their impact on insurance business
f.          Having knowledge of recent court actions and being able to list relevant case law in relation to data protection in the UK and Internationally.
g.         Understanding the impact on moving data with regards to Brexit and the transfer of international data.
h.         Demonstrating new knowledge of the current relevant data protection legislation to your business.
Networking Lunch available from 12:30.  Session runs from 13:00 to 14:00.

Automated Underwriting: how to write home insurance using only a property address – a OneClickCover case study
Wednesday 5 June 2019
Old Library, Lloyd's

OneClickCover is building a disruptive technology platform that will allow people to get a competitive home insurance quote using just one parameter – their property address. The briefing will demonstrate how to use data in underwriting to provide a better customer experience, breaking away from the paradigm of long questionnaires and confusing pictures of window locks commonly found in home insurance. The briefing focuses on the case study and will include a live demonstration of the platform from the consumer and underwriters respective viewpoints.

Learning objectives
Hutton Swinglehurst will talk about his experiences developing an extremely fast and easy to use home insurance customer experience and the role of data in delivering that.
By the end of the briefing, delegates will have a better understanding of:
- how data can be used for the benefit of both customers and underwriters and;
- how other MGAs might benefit from using the OneClickCover platform.
Networking Lunch available from 12:30.  Session runs from 13:00 to 14:00.