Report to the Commission under Article 18 of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 November 2019 on sustainability‐related disclosures in the financial services sector.
Following the publication in the EU Official Journal of Regulation of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/1288 supplementing the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR - Regulation (EU) 2019/2088), the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs) are making available...
Sustainability | IDD
Guidance on the integration of the customer's sustainability preferences in the suitability assessment under IDD
This Guidance is a follow-up to a public consultation which EIOPA ran on draft Guidelines on integrating the customer’s sustainability preferences in the suitability assessment under the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD). During the public consultation, a number of respondents stressed the...
Supervision | Governance
The peer review assesses the overall maturity of the framework implemented by national supervisory authorities (NSAs) to supervise the outsourced activities of insurance and reinsurance undertakings. The objective of the peer review was to identify gaps, areas of improvements and best practices to...
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Supervision | Consumer protection
Consultation on the supervisory statement on differential pricing practices in non-life insurance lines of business
EIOPA welcomes comments on the Consultation paper on the supervisory statement on differential pricing practices in non-life insurance lines of business. Please send your comments to EIOPA by using the EU Survey below, by 7 October 2022.
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published today a staff paper that provides an overview of the proposal for an Insurance Recovery and Resolution Directive (IRRD) put forward by the European Commission in September 2021. In its staff paper, EIOPA welcomes the...
During the 2020 review of Solvency II EIOPA identified several divergent practices regarding contract boundaries assessment, as presented in the analysis background document1 to EIOPA’s Opinion on the 2020 review of Solvency II. Divergent practices require additional guidance to ensure a convergent...
During the 2020 review of Solvency II EIOPA identified several divergent practices regarding the valuation of best estimate, as presented in the analysis background document to EIOPA’s Opinion on the 2020 review of Solvency II. Divergent practices require additional guidance to ensure a convergent...
Digitalisation | Big Data | Innovation
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.