Document library

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

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

Consumer protection

Cost and past performance report 2021

This report provides an analysis of costs for the year 2019 and past performance for the period 2015-2019. The products within scope for this iteration of the report are: Insurance-based Investments Products (IBIPs) and Personal Pension Products (PPPs). The report covers the European Union (EU)...
Consumer protection

Consultation on framework to address value for money risk in the European unit-linked market

This consultation is a response to EIOPA’s repeatedly highlighted concerns that, while unit-linked products can and often do offer important benefits for policyholders, costs for some unit-linked products continue to remain too high. Existing concerns have been heightened by the COVID-19 crisis...
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...
Reporting | Solvency II

Report on the use of limitations and exemptions from reporting during 2019 and Q1 2020

This report focuses on the limitations and exemptions as applied by the national competent authorities (NCAs) in different markets in 2019 year-end and the first quarter of 2020 and highlight the difference with regard to the last year’s report. The limitations and exemptions on reporting foreseen...
General good provisions

General good rules - overview table of completed cases.pdf

Supervision

Consultation on the proposal for revised Guidelines on the use of Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)

This Consultation Paper presents the draft revised Guidelines and background explanatory text. For ease of reference the existing LEI Guidelines are also included in Annex III. The analysis of the expected impact from the proposed policy is covered under Annex I (Impact Assessment). EIOPA will...
Reporting | Sustainability | Disclosure

Joint consultation on taxonomy-related sustainability disclosures

The joint consultation launched by the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs) is seeking input on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) regarding disclosures of financial products investing in economic activities that contribute to an environmental investment...
Innovation

Crypto-assets: ESAs remind consumers about risks

As crypto-assets, including so-called virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, continue to attract public attention, the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – together the ‘ESAs’) recall the continued relevance of their previous warnings. The ESAs remind consumers that some crypto-...
Organisation

Summary EIOPA Information

Supervision | Cross-border

Letter of EIOPA to Japan's Financial Services Agency

Supervision | Cross-border

Letter of Japan's Financial Services Agency to EIOPA

Reporting | Sustainability

Insurers’ sustainability reporting: EIOPA’ technical advice on key performance indicators under article 8 of the taxonomy regulation

The main objective of the Taxonomy Regulation is to set out relevant criteria for determining whether an economic activity qualifies as environmentally sustainable, in particular, in order to address market failures that hamper the identification of such economic activities and therewith,...
Sustainability

Joint ESA Supervisory Statement on the application of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

Update (27.07.2021) : Please note that the European Commission has sent on 8 July 2021 a letter to the European Parliament and Council announcing that it intends to bundle all 13 Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) in a single delegated act and to defer the application of 1 January 2022 by six...
10 year anniversary

10th anniversary conference report

Ensuring financial stability and maintaining consumer trust in the insurance and pensions sector will be critical to Europe’s economy recovery from the Covid19 pandemic. Over the long term, the insurance and pensions sector will also play a critical role in realising the ambitions of the European...