IR35: A guide to the new regulations for the Insurance market

A briefing on the impact of the new IR35 rules and the actions insurance businesses will need to take to ensure they and their contractors can continue to work in a manner that is best suited to their individual needs.

Kenneth Underhill, Director of ICSRAndrew Patterson, Partner at Clifford Chance and Seb Maley, CEO of Qdos Contractor will look at the issues arising from the new regulations.

This seminar will :

  • help the London Market understand what IR35 is and what the impeding changes will mean for insurers and brokers operating in the market
  • explain the new issues regarding employment and tax status
  • look at alternative models for meeting short and medium term business critical transformation and risk, governance and regulatory needs.

Date: 15th January 2020
Time: 8:30am – 10:00am
Venue: The Old Library, Lloyd’s of London, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA

Please join us from 8:30am for coffee and a light breakfast. The seminar will start at 9am and conclude by 10am.

About the speakers:

  • Kenneth Underhill (Director of ICSR) has over 20 years in the London Insurance market and is the former General Counsel of Chubb European Group, then ACE. A Director of multiple Insurance Companies operating in over 30 countries with a turnover in the range of $5+billion, he was responsible for Legal, Compliance and Corporate Governance across the EMEA region and had a team of 60 or so. Prior to that Kenneth was a founding partner of the Commercial & Regulatory team at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain.
  • Andrew Patterson (Partner at Clifford Chance LLP) specialises in advising companies on employment tax matters and on all legal, regulatory and governance aspects of remuneration, share plans and incentive arrangements. Before joining Clifford Chance, Andrew was, most recently, Head of Incentives Law at Barclays, with responsibility for managing incentives legal risk on a global basis in over 40 countries. Andrew has particular expertise in drafting and advising on the design and practical implementation and operation of remuneration arrangements for institutions operating in heavily regulated environments.
  • Seb Maley (CEO of Qdos Contractor) With a background in tax, Seb joined Qdos in early 2003 to help build the company’s services for freelancers and contractors. Having handled numerous tax enquiries, Seb has an extensive knowledge of the IR35 legislation as well as other issues affecting the contractor market. He was appointed a Director in 2012 and Chief Executive in 2017. Seb is a sought after commentator on status matters and is regularly quoted in mainstream press such as the Telegraph and Financial Times.

This event is aimed at individuals involved in the sourcing, selection, hiring, management and oversight of advisors and resources required to complete transformation projects, whether regulatory driven such as a remediation following a regulatory review, following a change of law such as Brexit, or due to corporate activity through mergers or acquisitions.


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