insurance

12 Jul: Opinion on the use of risk mitigation techniques by insurance undertakings

(Source: European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA))

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published today an Opinion on the use of risk mitigation techniques by insurance undertakings.

Since the implementation of Solvency II new risk mitigation techniques such as new reinsurance structures have appeared in the European market and some existing ones started to gain more relevance. The Opinion therefore addresses the use of risk mitigation techniques and includes a set of recommendations addressed to national competent authorities (NCAs) to ensure convergent supervision.

Risk mitigation techniques and, in particular reinsurance, are efficient tools for insurance and …