EIOPA – Press Archive

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) is a European Union financial regulatory institution

ESAs refer stakeholders to Commission statement on the application date of new PRIIPs rules

(Source: EIOPA)

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) would like to draw the attention of stakeholders to a Statement by the European Commission concerning the application date of new rules for the Key Information Document (KID) for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs).

The Statement of the European Commission confirms that it is intended:

for the […]

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EIOPA sees the European economy entering a phase of heightened uncertainty

(Source: EIOPA)

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published today its June 2022 Financial Stability Report in which it examines the main trends for the European (re)insurance and pensions sectors as well as the macroeconomic landscape with its implications.

EIOPA notes that the European economy is in a phase of heightened uncertainty. Macroeconomic conditions […]

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EIOPA consults on its supervisory statements on exclusions in insurance products arising from systemic events and on the management of non-affirmative cyber exposures

(Source: EIOPA)

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published today two consultation papers on:

the supervisory statement on exclusions related to systemic events such as pandemic, natural catastrophes or large cyber-attacks and
the supervisory statement on the management of non-affirmative cyber exposures.

Draft supervisory statement on exclusions in insurance products in relation to […]

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EIOPA welcomes the consultation paper of the IAIS on detailed criteria for the Aggregation Method and Insurance Capital Standard comparability assessment

(Source: EIOPA)

The development of the Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has been, since its inception in 2013, recognized by EIOPA as a key step for the enhancement of global financial stability as well as policyholder protection. The IAIS has already achieved substantial progress in the […]

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EIOPA reacts to stakeholder views on open insurance

(Source: EIOPA)

The European Insurance and Occupation Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published today a Feedback Statement on open insurance following a discussion paper and a public consultation on the topic. The document provides a high-level summary of the responses received from stakeholders as well as EIOPA’s reactions to them.

As part of its forward-looking approach to […]

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Publication of the Annual Report 2021

(Source: EIOPA)

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published its Annual Report 2021, setting out its activities and achievements of the past year.

The year 2021 continued under the influence of COVID-19 pandemic. EIOPA carried out a demanding Annual Work Programme and welcomed Petra Hielkema in September 2021 as Chairperson for […]

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EIOPA publishes monthly technical information for Solvency II Relevant Risk Free Interest Rate Term Structures – end-May 2022

(Source: EIOPA)

Today, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published technical information on the relevant risk free interest rate term structures (RFR) with reference to the end of May 2022.

RFR technical information has been calculated on the basis of the content of the technical documentation under Background material.

All the documents are available […]

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ESAs provide clarifications on key areas of the RTS under SFDR

(Source: EIOPA)

The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs) today published a statement providing clarifications on the draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) issued under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which include the financial product disclosures under the Taxonomy Regulation.

Today’s statement provides clarification on key areas of the SFDR disclosures, […]

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