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Alison Matthews

Consultant

Alison is a consultant in the firm's corporate division, specialising in insurance law and regulation.

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Experience

Alison has specialised in insurance law and regulation for over 25 years. Her practice involves advising UK and EEA insurers and intermediaries on a range of issues including most recently the regulatory perimeter, the implications of Brexit for the operation of cross-border insurance businesses, the introduction of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime and Solvency II.  Alison is the joint consulting editor of “A Practitioner’s Guide to Solvency II” (Sweet & Maxwell, 2016).

Recent experience includes:

  • the implications of Brexit for cross-border activities and for group supervision
  • Solvency II rules on group supervision, ring-fenced funds, contract boundaries and governance
  • the regulatory perimeter and the application of the passport to cross-border activities
  • the implications of Solvency II for reinsurance arrangements
  • structuring assets for use of the matching adjustment under Solvency II
  • advice to a leading UK life mutual on its response to changes to the regulatory regime for with-profits business