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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.

Supervision

Report on EIOPA Supervisory Activities in 2021

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...
Financial stability

Financial Stability Report June 2022

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...
Supervision

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.
Supervision

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.
Solvency II

Consultation on the advice on the review of the Securitisation prudential framework in Solvency II

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...
Innovation

Feedback Statement on Open Insurance: accessing and sharing insurance-related data

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...
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.
Regulation

ESAs Final Report on EMIR draft RTS with regards to intragroup contracts

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...
Sustainability

Clarifications on the ESAs’ draft RTS under SFDR

Supervision

Joint ESAs Report on the withdrawal of authorisation for serious breaches of AML/CFT rules

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).
Sustainability

Discussion paper on physical climate change risks

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...
PRIIPs

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...
Innovation

Feedback Statement on blockchain and smart contracts in insurance

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

Consultation on sustainability disclosures for Simple, Transparent and Standardised securitisations

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

Technical advice on the review of PRIIPs Regulation

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...
Consumer protection

Technical advice on Retail Investor Protection

On 27 July 2021, EIOPA received a request from the European Commission, as part of its Retail Investment Strategy, to provide technical advice on a number of specific areas in the field of retail investor protection such as enhancing consumer disclosures, tackling damaging conflicts of interest in...