Guidelines and recommendations


Amended Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on the mapping of credit assessments of External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs)

The amendments of the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) reflect: the recognition of two new credit rating agencies (CRAs); the outcome of a monitoring exercise on the adequacy of existing mappings; and the deregistration of a number of CRAs. The ITS are part of the EU Single Rulebook for...
Reporting | PEPP | Supervision

Guidelines on PEPP supervisory reporting

The Guidelines ensure the common, uniform and consistent application to the PEPP supervisory reporting regarding the details of the nature, scope and format of the information to be submitted by the PEPP providers to the competent authorities at predefined intervals and upon occurrence of...
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...
Supervisory framework | Innovation

Guidelines on information and communication technology security and governance

In accordance with Article 16 of Regulation (EU) No 1094/20104 EIOPA issues these Guidelines addressed to the supervisory authorities to provide guidance on how insurance and reinsurance undertakings should apply the governance requirements foreseen in Directive 2009/138/EC5 (“Solvency II Directive...
Consumer protection | COVID-19

CONSUMER GUIDE: Understand your insurance coverage during Coronavirus/COVID-19 Outbreak

This consumer guide provides information to consumers related to their insurance coverage during the COVID-19/Corona virus outbreak. The guide is currently available in below language versions.

Statement on principles to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on the occupational pensions sector

1. The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has been closely monitoring the coronavirus/COVID-19 developments in relation to the occupational pensions sector. As long-term investors Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs) can play a stabilising role in...
COVID-19 | Solvency II | XBRL

Solvency 2.4.0 Taxonomy

COVID-19 | Financial stability

EIOPA statement on dividends distribution and variable remuneration policies in the context of COVID-19

EIOPA considers that it is essential to ensure the access to and continuity of insurance services, safeguarding the ability of the insurance sector to continue to perform its role as risk transfer mechanism from citizens and businesses and its capacity to mobilize savings and invest them in the...
Consumer protection

Call to action for insurers and intermediaries to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on consumers

EIOPA recognises the unprecedented situation which has arisen as a result of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak and is closely monitoring the situation as it continues to cause disruption to households and businesses across Europe. Notably, EIOPA has published: A statement on actions to mitigate the...
COVID-19 | Financial stability | Solvency II

Recommendations on supervisory flexibility regarding the deadline of supervisory reporting and public disclosure - Coronavirus/COVID-19

Read the Solvency 2.4.0 Taxonomy Technical specifications