Corporate documents

Organisation

Annual report 2021

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.
Organisation

Joint Committee Annual Report 2021

In 2021, the Joint Committee under the chairmanship of the ESMA, continued to have a central role for the coordination and exchange of information between the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs), the European Commission (EC) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). The main areas of cross-...
Supervision | Supervisory framework

Supervisory Convergence Plan for 2022

One of the main goals of EIOPA is to ensure a high, effective and consistent level of supervision across Europe, with the aim of guaranteeing a similar level of protection of policyholders and beneficiaries across jurisdictions, preventing supervisory arbitrage and guaranteeing a level playing...
Consumer protection | Innovation

Digital transformation strategy

EIOPA's digital transformation strategy addresses the challenges posed by the digitalisation of the insurance and pensions sector, while enabling stakeholders to harness the benefits that arise from new technologies and business models.
Sustainability

Sustainable finance activities 2022-2024

Through its work on sustainable finance, EIOPA aims to ensure that (re)insurers and occupational pension funds integrate sustainability risks in their risk management, to protect consumers and secure financial stability. The activities reflect the need for global action to enable decisive progress...
Supervision

Supervisory handbook

The Supervisory Handbook recommends good practices to EIOPA’s members and observers for the supervision of insurance and reinsurance undertakings and groups carrying on life and non-life business, towards fulfilling its goal of building a common Union supervisory culture and consistent supervisory...
Organisation

2022 Work Programme of the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities

In 2022 the Joint Committee work will continue to focus on the area of consumer and investor protection, retail financial services, retail investment products and prudential analysis of cross-sectoral developments, risks and vulnerabilities for financial stability, cybersecurity, financial...
Organisation

Revised Single Programming Document 2022-2024

The Single Programming Document 2022-2024 sets out EIOPA’s strategy and work programme for the coming years and includes the Annual Work Programme for 2022. EIOPA’s agenda will continue to be influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the macroeconomic environment and the overall European agenda. Under...
Supervision

Report on EIOPA Supervisory Activities in 2020

This report presents how EIOPA contributed during 2020 to enhancing the common European supervisory culture and promoted consistent supervisory practices both from a prudential and conduct of business supervision perspective.
Supervision | Supervisory framework

EIOPA's conduct of business supervision strategy

This paper sets out EIOPA's Strategic Approach to a comprehensive risk-based and preventive framework for conduct of business supervision on a European level.
Organisation

Annual Report 2020

Organisation

Joint Committee Annual Report 2020

In 2020, the Joint Committee under the chairmanship of the EBA, continued to have a central role for the coordination and exchange of information between the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs), the European Commission (EC) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). Progress continued on...
Supervision | Supervisory framework

Union-wide Strategic Supervisory Priorities

EIOPA identified business model sustainability and adequate product design as two Union-wide strategic supervisory priorities relevant for national competent authorities (NCAs). Following the revised EIOPA Regulation, NCAs shall take those priorities into account when drawing up their work...
Supervision | Supervisory framework | Organisation

Supervisory Convergence Plan for 2021

One of the main goals of EIOPA is to ensure a high, effective and consistent level of supervision across Europe, with the aim of guaranteeing a similar level of protection of policyholders and beneficiaries across jurisdictions, preventing supervisory arbitrage and guaranteeing a level playing...
Organisation

Single Programming Document 2021-2023, including Annual Work Programme 2021

This Single Programming Document sets out the activities that EIOPA plans to undertake in the period 2021-2023 in order to deliver on our four strategic objectives: Driving forward conduct of business regulation and supervision to the benefit of consumers Leading supervisory convergence to ensure...
Supervision

Report on Supervisory Activities 2019

A key area of work in 2019 focused on proposing amendments to Solvency II in the context of the 2020 Review of Solvency II as a result of the identification of inconsistencies in the implementation of some areas of Solvency II. This knowledge lead in some cases to proposals to amend the legislative...
Organisation

Annual report 2019

Throughout the course of 2019, EIOPA continued to play an essential role in the supervision of insurance and pensions in Europe, working closely with national supervisory authorities, European institutions and other stakeholders to fulfil its strategic objectives set out in its annual work...
Supervision | Cyber Risks | Cyber insurance

Supervisory Convergence Plan for 2020

In the European context, EIOPA should ensure a high, effective and consistent level of supervision with the aim of guaranteeing a similar level of protection of policyholders and beneficiaries across jurisdictions, regardless of the location of the insurance undertaking’s head office. The goal of...
Cyber Risks | Cyber insurance

Cyber underwriting: In Brief

This note outlines EIOPA’s strategic priorities regarding the European cyber insurance market, as part of EIOPA’s broader mission to promote sound technological progress for the benefit of the European Union economy and its citizens, while safeguarding financial stability, market integrity and...