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Research | 04 Jan 2016
The Insurance Distribution Directive (formerly known as the re-cast Insurance Mediation Directive or IMD-2) has been passed with significant increases in consumer protection including scope and professional standards.
Technical articles | 01 Nov 2010
Further to an earlier request by the European Commission for technical advice on reform of the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD), the College of European Insurance & Occupational Pensions Supervisors (CEIOPS) has published a paper exploring policy options for the directive and recomme...
Research | 27 Jul 2015
The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) that is to replace the Insurance Mediation Directive is nearing completion in the EU legislative process, with an agreement between the Presidency, Parliament and Council of Ministers reached on 1 July.
Research | 26 May 2017
Briefing summarising the FCA implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive including professionalism requirements.
Research | 09 Nov 2012
This paper sets out some high-level views on the delegated acts provision in Art 8(8) of the European Commission’s proposal for a revised Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD2). It focuses on the three areas specified: (1) Knowledge and ability; (2) Appropriate criteria for determining levels of qu...
Technical articles | 01 Nov 2011
After much speculation over recent months, the European Commission published on 20 October a legislative proposal for an amendment to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (which we will hereafter call MiFID-2). Scope: MiFID covers all tradable investment instruments such as sha...
Technical articles | 01 Jun 2009
The new European Union Mediation Directive will provide major impetus to the use of mediation throughout the European Union and probably beyond.
Technical articles | 11 Sep 2012
A briefing on the latest European financial regulation developments, particularly proposals for a new Insurance Mediation Directive.
Research | 05 Jun 2017
We welcome the transposition of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD), and look forward to working with the FCA and Treasury in its implementation. 
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