Delegated Authority Reviews

In order to regulate the use of Delegated Authority facilities, Lloyd’s sets certain measures otherwise known as the ‘Lloyd’s Minimum Standards’ to ensure the correct controls and governance are in place when delegated authority reviews are undertaken. These minimum standards must be adhered to by Lloyd’s Managing Agents, Coverholders and Third Party Administrators (TPAs).

Mazars’ dedicated Delegated Authority Review team have a deep understanding of Lloyd’s Managing Agent and London market insurance company requirements, and whose global expertise spans across the UK, the European Union, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Australia, Russia, South Africa, Chile, Argentina, Dubai, Canada and the USA, to name but a few. The team has specialised skills (including extensive language skills) to deliver whichever type of review you require e.g: Coverholders; Conduct Risk; IT; Claims TPAs; Pre-inception Governance; and Run-off. This list is by no means exhaustive in terms of the areas that we cover as part of the review involved under each type.

What this means for you:

  • A dedicated team with over 100 years combined insurance experience in the Lloyd's and London Market;
  • An excellent understanding of the Lloyd's Market Delegated Authority Audit Scope and Lloyd's minimum standards;
  • A flexible approach to meet your needs;
  • An extensive knowledge gleaned from global experience and expertise;
  • Pro-active approach to undertaking these type of reviews.

We fully understand the relationships that Lloyd’s Managing Agents and London market insurance companies have with their Coverholder and TPAs. Our aim is therefore to help you ensure your business needs are not only met, but also optimised and ready for the future.

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