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The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published proposed technical advice on how the European Commission should protect consumers when implementing the new Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD). 06 Jul 2016
FOCUS: The longer-term nature of investment in infrastructure and energy projects could keep investment levels higher than in other sectors, and may even bring new opportunities. 05 Jul 2016
The EU's Solvency II Directive came into force on 1 January 2016. The directive consolidates and harmonises existing EU insurance directives including life and non-life directives, the reinsurance directive and various others.
The Insurance Distribution Directive makes it easier for firms to trade cross-border, create a level playing field among all participants and strengthen policyholder protection.
New rules will apply when insurers outsource "critical or important operation functions or activities" once the Solvency II regulatory regime comes into force on 1 January 2016. This short guide will provide a brief overview of the requirements, as well as...
Those producing or selling packaged retail investment and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) will have to provide key information documents (KIDs) from the end of 2016.
This guide was last updated in July 2012.
This guide was last updated on 20th December 2010. Please see our guide to developments in July 2012.
The European Union has agreed new rules that aim to improve the way workplace pension schemes are governed, and improve the information given to pension scheme users. However, UK occupational fund managers should not rush into making the changes, an expert... 04 Jul 2016
Pension trustees' immediate focus after the UK vote to leave the EU should be on market volatility and measures to mitigate against it, said pensions expert Alastair Meeks of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 24 Jun 2016
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