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The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) plans to increase its interventions in the insurance industry based on the results of its most recent stress test. 28 Dec 2016
The European Commission has confirmed that its Insurance Block Exemption Regulation (IBER) will lapse on 31 March 2017 with no replacement. 16 Dec 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.
FOCUS: Over four months on from the Brexit vote, it seems that we are no closer to knowing what the 'end game' looks like. 14 Nov 2016
New legislation on packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) will be delayed for a year, the European Commission has confirmed. 10 Nov 2016
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