Consumer protection | COVID-19
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.
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...
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...
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
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.
Final Report on draft implementing technical standards on the reporting of intra-group transactions and risk concentration
Regulation | Sustainability
ORSA | 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...
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...
Risk assessment | Financial stability
The December 2020 Financial Stability Report sheds light on the financial stability risks in the European insurance and pension sector.
Brexit | Consumer protection
This consumer guide provides practical information for consumers with a life insurance policy or pension from the UK and living in the European Union or considering moving residence from the UK to the EU. Note: The translations of the Brexit Consumer Guide into the official EU languages listed...
Reporting | Solvency II
This document is provided in addition to EIOPA’s Opinion on the 2020 review of Solvency II. It covers the Individual Quantitative Reporting Templates (QRTs) at solo and group level, including Financial Stability Reporting and aims to provide stakeholders the full view of the future reporting and...
EIOPA's Opinion on the Solvency II directive is part of the process to review the directive. The measures proposed aim at keeping the regime fit for purpose by introducing a balanced update of the regulatory framework, reflecting better the economic situation and completing the missing elements...
The introduction of Solvency II in January 2016 was a milestone. The insurance industry now uses a risk-based approach to assess and mitigate risks. It also has better aligned capital to the risks it runs. Insurers have significantly strengthened their governance models and their risk management...