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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 | Supervisory framework

Union-wide Strategic Supervisory Priorities

EIOPA identified business model sustainability and adequate product design as two Union-wide strategic supervisory priorities relevant for national competent authorities (NCAs). Following the revised EIOPA Regulation, NCAs shall take those priorities into account when drawing up their work...
Supervision | Supervisory framework | Organisation

Supervisory Convergence Plan for 2021

One of the main goals of EIOPA is to ensure a high, effective and consistent level of supervision across Europe, with the aim of guaranteeing a similar level of protection of policyholders and beneficiaries across jurisdictions, preventing supervisory arbitrage and guaranteeing a level playing...
Shared resilience solutions | Protection gap | Sustainability | COVID-19

EIOPA staff paper on measures to improve the insurability of business interruption risk in light of pandemics

In this paper, EIOPA analyses options relating to prevention measures to reduce losses, capital markets risk transfer, and multi-peril solutions for systemic risk. It also addresses the general challenges related to modelling and triggers for claims in the context of pandemics. EIOPA invites all...
Digitalisation | Cyber Risks | Innovation

ESAs letter on the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)

Sustainability | Disclosure

Final Report on draft Regulatory Technical Standards

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have developed through the Joint Committee (JC) draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) with regard to the content, methodologies and presentation of sustainability-related disclosures under empowerments Articles 2a, 4(6) and (7), 8(3), 9(5), 10(2) and...
Consumer protection | COVID-19

Consumer Trends Report 2020

The Consumer Trends Report 2020 and the risk heat-map provide a snapshot of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the insurance and pension sector from a consumer protection perspective as of 30 June 2020.
Solvency II

Draft implementing technical standards amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1800 on the allocation of credit assessments of external credit assessment institutions to an objective scale of credit quality steps

Public consultation to amend the Implementing Regulations on the mapping of credit assessments of External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs) for credit risk to reflect the outcomes of a monitoring exercise on the adequacy of existing mappings. The Implementing Regulations are part of the EU...

Open insurance: accessing and sharing insurance-related data

Public consultation on open insurance, focused on access to and sharing of insurance-related data. In the Discussion Paper, EIOPA explores questions on whether and how far insurance value chains should be ‘opened’ up by the sharing of insurance-related and specific policyholder data amongst...
Solvency II

Report on the use of capital add-ons during 2019

The objective of the capital add-on measure is ensure that the regulatory capital requirements reflect the risk profile of the undertaking or of the group. This analysis included in the report is based on 2019 year-end data collected under Directive 2009/138/EC (Solvency II) as reported by the...
Risk assessment | Stress test

Methodological principles of insurance stress testing - liquidity component

The paper sets out methodological principles that can be used to design bottom-up stress test exercises to assess the vulnerability of insurers to liquidity shocks. The conclusions are based on the current understanding and knowledge of the liquidity risk in the insurance industry.

List of Financial Conglomerates 2020


Consultation on the Supervisory Statement on ORSA in the context of COVID-19

The statement promotes convergence by guiding undertakings through common supervisory expectations on the ORSA in the current situation triggered by the pandemic, taking into account that the impact on each individual undertaking can differ depending on its specific risk profile. A proper balance...

Joint Statement on Japan’s Temporary Equivalence regarding Reinsurance and Enhanced Cooperation

1. The European Commission, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) have been cooperating closely on regulatory and supervisory matters over the years. Our strong cooperation has been built on a number of close exchanges and...