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Reports, opinions, papers, technical standards, guidelines, surveys, etc

Reports, documents and other publications dated before 2018 can be found in the archive.


Criteria for the independence of supervisory authorities

The independence of supervisory authorities is crucial for the legitimacy and credibility of the supervisory process. For public bodies, independence and good governance are necessary to avoid possible conflicts of interest and to reduce the likelihood of undue external influence on supervisory...
Risk assessment

Joint Committee Report on risks and vulnerabilities in the Eu financial system - Autumn 2021

The report highlights the increasing vulnerabilities across the financial sector, the rise seen in terms of cyber risk and the materialisation of event-driven risks.
Solvency II | Supervision

Follow-up report on the Peer review of key functions: Supervisory practices and application in assessing key functions

This report is a follow up to the Peer review of key functions: Supervisory practices and application in assessing key functions . The report assesses how national competent authorities have implemented the recommended actions from the original peer review. Peer reviews assess the application by...

Opinion on the decision of the European Parliament in the discharge procedure in respect of the implementation of the budget for the financial year 2019

This Opinion provides EIOPA’s views on the decision of the European Parliament in respect of the implementation of the budget for the financial year 2019 in accordance with Article 106 of the EIOPA Financial Regulation.

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.
Reporting | Supervision | Disclosure

Consultation on the amendments of supervisory reporting and public disclosure documents

After a number of years of the implementation of Solvency II and the information received by national supervisory authorities it is important to ensure that the regular supervisory reporting remains fit for purpose. The analysis over the last years lead to a number of proposals to amend the...
Solvency II | Supervision

Consultation on Supervisory Statement on supervision of run-off undertakings

The aim of the supervisory statement is to ensure that a high-quality and convergent supervision is applied to run-off undertakings or portfolios that are subject to Solvency II regulation. Acquisition of run-off portfolios and run-off undertakings by other insurance undertakings is increasing and...
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.

Supervisory Statement on ORSA in the context of COVID-19

The supervisory statement on Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) in the context of COVID-19 pandemic focuses on the supervision of the internal processes of undertakings that are necessary for having a good quality ORSA in place. The statement is accompanied with the resolution of comments from...

Consultation on the revision of the Guidelines on Contract Boundaries

The Guidelines on contract boundaries promote a consistent application of an insurance or reinsurance contract boundary. A contract boundary specifies whether the additional cover arising from policyholders’ options is regarded as existing or future business. The new and amended guidelines provide...

Consultation on the revision of the Guidelines on Valuation of Technical Provisions

The Guidelines on valuation of technical provisions aim to increase consistency and convergence of professional practice for all types and sizes of undertakings across the EU Member States and to support undertakings in calculating their technical provisions under Solvency II. In the new and...

Consultation on technical advice on the development of pension dashboards and the collection of pensions data

The consultation paper on pensions dashboards sets out proposals for the development of pension dashboards, which will support the EU and the Member States in monitoring the adequacy and sustainability of pension systems. EIOPA invites stakeholders to provide feedback to this consultation paper by...

Consultation on technical advice on pension tracking services

In this consultation paper EIOPA presents the development of best practices for the setting up a national pension tracking tool, an online application that will provide citizens with an overview of their future retirement income, based on their entitlements from all pension schemes in which they...