Stress test | Financial stability
The thematic article employs panel data to investigate whether stress test results and other characteristics associated with European insurers vulnerabilities affect dividend distributions and share buybacks. The authors, Petr Jakubik from EIOPA and Saida Teleu from the Central Bank of Malta, focus...
EIOPA’s supervisory convergence plan identifies, in line with EIOPA’s mandate, EIOPA’s annual priorities to enhance supervisory convergence by ensuring a high, effective and consistent level of supervision across Europe, with the aim of guaranteeing a similar level of protection of policyholders...
The June 2022 Financial Stability Report examines the main trends for the European (re)insurance and pensions sectors as well as the macroeconomic landscape with its implications. It considers the impact of inflation driven by stressed supply chains and the geopolitical situation that has further...
Letter to the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission on diversity in management bodies
Consultation on the supervisory statement on exclusions in insurance products related to risks arising from systemic events
EIOPA welcomes comments on the Consultation paper on the supervisory statement on exclusions in insurance products related to risks arising from systemic events. Please send your comments to EIOPA by using the Eu Survey below, by 18 July 2022.
Consultation on the Supervisory statement on management of non-affirmative cyber underwriting exposures
EIOPA welcomes comments on the Consultation paper on the management of non-affirmative cyber underwriting exposures. Please send your comments to EIOPA by using the Eu Survey below, by 18 July 2022.
On 18th October 2021, the European Commission sent a Call for Advice to the Joint Committee (JC) of the ESAs for the purposes of the securitisation prudential framework review. The CfA seeks the JC’s assistance to assess the recent performance of the rules on capital requirements (for banks and (re...
On 28 January 2021 EIOPA published a discussion paper and launched a public consultation on “open insurance: accessing and sharing insurance-related data”, in order to better understand open insurance developments and risks and benefits related to that. A high-level summary of the responses...
The Annual Report 2021 is setting out EIOPA's activities and achievements of the past year. 2021 continued under the influence of COVID-19 pandemic. EIOPA carried out a demanding Annual Work Programme and welcomed Petra Hielkema in September 2021 as Chairperson for a five year mandate.
This final report presents new draft amending regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the risk mitigation techniques for OTC derivative contracts not cleared by a CCP (bilateral margining) that the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have developed under Article 11(15) of EMIR1 . The draft RTS...
Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis on the completeness, adequacy and uniformity of the applicable laws and practices on the withdrawal of license for serious breaches of the rules on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).
Building on its ambitious agenda for sustainable finance, and in particular on the sensitivity analysis of asset-side transition risks published in 2020, EIOPA launched a follow-up exercise on physical risks in the second half of 2021. This discussion paper presents the first results of this...
Joint ESA Supervisory Statement on expectations regarding the 'What is this product' section in PRIIPs KID
The objective of this Supervisory Statement is to achieve a high, effective and consistent level of regulation and national supervision promoting a level playing field and the protection of retail investors. The ‘What is this product?’ section is the first descriptive section of the KID and is an...
Mandate to the ESAs to develop SFDR regulatory technical standards on product exposures to gas and nuclear activities
Mandate to the ESAs to develop SFDR regulatory technical standards on principal adverse impacts indicators
On 29 April 2021, EIOPA launched a public consultation on a ‘ Discussion paper on blockchain and smart contracts in insurance ’ with the aim of providing a high-level overview of risks and benefits of blockchain and smart contracts in insurance from a supervisory perspective as well as to gather...
Regulation | Sustainability
The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA) published a Consultation Paper seeking input on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the content, methodologies and presentation of information in respect of the sustainability indicators for Simple, Transparent and Standardised (...
Regulation | PRIIPs
This Report presents the European Supervisory Authorities’ (ESAs) technical advice to the Commission on Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014 (PRIIPs Regulation) 1 following a request received from the Commission on 27 July 20212 . It will serve as input to the Commission’s work to develop a strategy for...