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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.

ORSA | Scenario analysis | Sustainability

Consultation on the draft Opinion on the supervision of the use of climate change risk scenarios in ORSA

The consultation is a follow-up to last year’s Opinion on Sustainability within Solvency II , which recommended that (re)insurers consider climate risks beyond the one-year time horizon through the system of governance, risk-management system and the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA). The...

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...

Consultation on Supervisory Statement on the use of risk mitigation techniques by insurance and reinsurance undertakings

The aim of this statement is to promote supervisory convergence on the assessment of the use of risk-mitigation techniques under Solvency II. During the consultation period EIOPA will additionally assess potential ‘group issues’ and ‘internal reinsurance’. Stakeholders are asked to include their...

Opinion on the decision of the European Parliament in the discharge procedure in respect of the implementation of the budget for the financial year 2018

The purpose of this Opinion is to provide EIOPA’s views on the decision of the European Parliament and on any other observations made by the European Parliament in the discharge procedure in accordance with Article 64(11) of Regulation (EU) No 1094/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council...
COVID-19 | Risk assessment

Report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU financial system

The outbreak of the Coronavirus has brought huge social disruptions and unprecedented economic challenges, with inevitable impact on the EU financial sector. Valuation, liquidity, credit and solvency risks have increased across the board. While liquidity positions of EU banks remained relatively...
Sustainability | Disclosure

Survey on product disclosure templates under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) welcome comments on this survey setting out the details of the presentation of the information to be disclosed pursuant to Article 8(3), Article 9(5) and Article 11(4) of the Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27...

PEPP Impact Assessment


Description of EIOPA’s stochastic model used for PEPP

Please provide any comments and contributions on the stochastic model to:

Pan-European Personal Pension Product: Save for your pension anywhere in Europe


Letter from EIOPA to EC (PEPP)

Taxonomy | Sustainability | Financial stability

The EU sustainable finance taxonomy from the perspective of the insurance and reinsurance sector

This article investigates how much investment held by insurers may be eligible to the EU sustainable finance taxonomy. To this aim, Solvency II item-by-item investment data is employed. As part of the Green Deal, the Commission presented the European Green Deal Investment Plan, which will mobilize...
Financial stability | Supervision

The impact of EIOPA statement on insurers dividends: evidence from equity market

Abstract In an environment of a quick unfolding crisis with high uncertainty, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority issued on 2nd April 2020 a statement requesting (re)insurers to suspend all discretionary dividend distributions and share buy backs aimed at remunerating...
Financial stability

EIOPA Financial Stability Report July 2020

During the last months, the Covid-19 outbreak further proved the importance of the Solvency II regulatory framework. The market-consistent and risk based approach helped insurers to better align capital to risk, build-up resilience and enhance the risk management practices, while the adjustments...
COVID-19 | Reporting | Solvency II | Supervision

EIOPA Statement on Solvency II supervisory reporting in the context of COVID-19

Following EIOPA’s Recommendations of 20 March 2020 on annual and quarterly reporting and publication deadlines, EIOPA considers that insurance and reinsurance undertakings should now be in condition to comply with the deadlines provided in the Solvency II framework.
Shared resilience solutions | Protection gap | Sustainability

Issues Paper on resilience solutions for pandemics

The paper recognises that private insurance solutions alone will not be sufficient to protect society against the financial consequences of future pandemics. Solutions will require both public and private sector involvement, and build on the following four key elements: Proper risk assessment Risk...

Letter of the ESAs on outcome of ESA review of the PRIIPs Delegated Regulation

In this letter, the three Supervisory Authorities inform the Director General of DG FISMA, John Berrigan, about the outcome of the review by the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) of the PRIIPs key information document (KID) following the Consultation Paper published on 16 October 2019 on the...