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Resolution looks at overseas consolidation opportunities

Resolution has appointed Steve Taylor-Gooby as a Partner to focus on overseas consolidation opportunities

Taylor-Gooby previously spent 25 years with actuarial firm Towers Watson where he led the Global Insurance Practice from 2003.

Resolution founder Clive Cowdery says: “With the UK Life Project progressing well, we continue to develop restructuring projects for other markets.”

Steve Taylor-Gooby says: “I am looking forward to joining the Resolution team and see considerable consolidation opportunities in Continental Europe and elsewhere.”


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  1. Of course they are.
    That way they will be able to passport into the uk.
    Another fine mess the fsa has made

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