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FSA life insurance newsletter: February 2012

The FSA's first life insurance newsletter focuses on the key domestic and global regulatory developments. Solvency II, changing accounting standards, regulatory reform, gender ruling and RDR implementation are just some of the changes ahead. Firms need to respond with adequate strategic solutions.