2020 Market Briefings and Events


Mental Health First Aid Training
2 Day Course - 28 and 29 January 2020
£295 (+VAT) per person (Discounted to £275 (+VAT) if booked by 8th January)

Mental health issues result in 91 million lost days to the UK economy with one in four adults now suffering from mental ill health. Our course is designed to empower people to not only support their own mental health, but also equip you with the skills to provide first aid to your colleagues who may be experiencing mental health issues or may even be in crisis.
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The Future at Lloyd’s: what it means for coverholders
Speaker: Paul Brady, Head of Policyholder and Third Party Oversight, Lloyds'
Date:  Wednesday 29 January 2020
Time: 12:30 - 13:00 Networking Lunch, Session runs from 13:00 - 14:00
Location:  ACORD Auditorium, 8th Floor 1 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, London, EC3R 7AA


Paul Brady will provide an update on:

The Future at Lloyd’s; market performance; working culture; and local regulatory and compliance challenges.

Learning Objectives
By the end of the event, delegates will:

  • have a greater understanding of how the Future at Lloyd’s relates to delegated authority partners that work or are seeking to work with Lloyd’s;
  • understand the importance of a diverse and inclusive working culture in attracting the best talent;
  • gain insight into the continued focus on market performance;
  • come away with more knowledge about regulatory issues and what Lloyd’s can do to help.

This event is now fully booked. If you would like to join online contact teresa.atouguia@mgaa.co.uk




Operating your MGA business from Guernsey
Date: 4 February 2020
Venue: ACORD Auditorium
Time: 12:30 Networking Lunch, session runs from 13:00 to 14:00
Speakers:  Dominic Wheatley , CEO Guernsey Finance; Richard Tee , CEO Avantis; Jo Stoddart , CEO Locate Guernsey

MGAs often comment that the UK regulator misunderstands how they work and the huge benefit they bring to the UK markets, Guernsey Finance comment that MGAs should be looking for a regulator who both understands and welcomes new innovation.  Consequently if this is you then you should consider the huge benefits of operating your MGA business from Guernsey.

With over 1,000 Finance professionals such as fund managers, actuaries, lawyers and accountants this long established insurance hub has close historic links with the London Insurance market.  Guernsey also offers a uniquely responsive and supportive location for international insurance business

Dominic Wheatley, CEO Guernsey Finance, will outline the business environment and explain how MGAs can benefit from the Guernsey environment
Richard Tee, CEO Avantis, will explore how the Guernsey environment is a boost for MGA business
Jo Stoddart, CEO Locate Guernsey, will outline the benefits of locating to Guernsey

Learning Objectives
By the end of the session, delegates will:
•    Explore the benefits of the Guernsey Insurance market
•    Understand the Guernsey regulatory environment and how that differs from the UK FCA
•    Explore the Island culture, leading to a greater business environment
•    Understand the benefits of an Island location

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Guernsey to share message of MGA strenghts with industry body



MGAA General Meeting
Date:  Tuesday 18 February 2020
Time: 09:30 - 10:00 refreshments.  Meeting starts at 10:00
Location:  Old Library, Lloyd's, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA
The 2020 MGAA General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 18th February 2020 in the Old Library at Lloyd's. Refreshments will be available from 09:30 with the meeting commencing at 10:00.

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Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Time: 09:00 – 15:30
Venue: The Queens, City Square, Leeds, LS1 1PJ

The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Meet the MGA Market event will take place on Wednesday 26 February 2020 at the Queens Hotel in Leeds. Entry is free to all brokers and our exhibition will showcase MGA members writing all classes of business in the UK and Internationally.

THIS EVENT IS NOT OPEN TO SUPPLIER MEMBERS
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