Guidelines and recommendations
Innovation | Supervisory framework
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
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
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...
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
Digitalisation | Innovation | Outsourcing | Resilience
EIOPA identified the need to develop these specific guidance on outsourcing to cloud service providers in the context of the analysis performed to answer the European Commission FinTech Action plan (COM(2018) 109 final) and following discussions and exchanges with stakeholders. Cloud services are a...
Joint guidelines on cooperation and information exchange, establishing colleges of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) supervisors
ESAs joint draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on various amendments to the bilateral margin requirements
Recommendations for the insurance sector in light of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union
Risk assessment | Solvency II | Sustainability | ESG stewardship | IDD | Governance