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European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority


The European Commission, based on EIOPA’s Advice on the development of a European Union single market for personal pension products, proposed a regulation for the PEPP that would foster the development of a large and competitive European market of personal pensions.

  1. 2020

    ______ March 2022

    The Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) Regulation starts to apply.

  2. 2020

    ______ August 2020

    EIOPA submits to the European Commission draft regulatory and implementing technical standards

  3. 2019

    ______ July 2019

    Adoption of the Regulation on 25 July 2019.

    Call for advice from the Commission, mandating EIOPA to work on regulatory and implementing technical standards

  4. 2018

    ______ January 2018

    Discussion of the draft Regulation between the co-legislators.

  5. 2017

    ______ June 2017

    Based on EIOPA’s advice on the development of an EU single market for PPP, the EC issued a proposal for a regulation on a pan-European personal pension product (PEPP) in June 2017, which was discussed and assessed by the co-legislators, the European Parliament and Council.

  6. 2016

    ______ January 2016

    In July 2016, EIOPA issued a Call for advice to the EC recommending the creation of a PEPP in the form of a complementary regime alongside national 

  7. 2014

    ______ January 2014

    Following the publication of the discussion paper, EIOPA submitted to the EC a preliminary report in 2014 Towards an EU single market for personal pensions. As a result, the EC called EIOPA for advice on a regulatory regime to develop an EU single market for Personal Pension Product.

  8. 2013

    ______ May 2013

    Upon the request from the EC, EIOPA published in May 2013 a Discussion Paper on a possible  EU single market for personal pension products.


  9. 2012

    ______ July 2012

    In July 2012, the EC asked EIOPA to develop technical advice on an EU Internal Market for personal pension schemes.