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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.

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...
Risk assessment | Financial stability

Financial Stability Report December 2020

The December 2020 Financial Stability Report sheds light on the financial stability risks in the European insurance and pension sector.
Brexit | Consumer protection

Consumer guide: What should you do if you have a life insurance policy or pension from the UK?

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

Reporting and disclosure: quantitative reporting templates

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...
Solvency II

Opinion on the 2020 review of Solvency II

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...
Solvency II

Factsheet: overview on EIOPA's Opinion on the 2020 review of Solvency II

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...