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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.

General good provisions

General good rules - overview table of completed cases.pdf


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...

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-...

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,...

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...
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...