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Lectures | 01 Feb 2008
The European Commission's policy priorities for the insurance sector. Lecture delivered by Commissioner Charlie McCreevy (Member of the European Commission) on 07 February 2008.
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 | 17 Jan 2017
Survey indicates a significant fall in confidence for 2017 among CII members, across all three key indicators measuring economic, business and employment prospects. Following growth in all indices, the yearly change in 2016 is the greatest one-year fall for each index since records began in 2011.
Technical articles | 01 Dec 2009
CII update briefing on reforms to European financial regulation as well as other key developments in Europe. Includes a full update on the new European System of Financial Supervision.
Technical articles | 01 Aug 2009
This briefing contains an update on the following key European developments:
Technical articles | 01 Mar 2009
The European Commission has endorsed a blueprint for the future of financial regulation throughout Europe. It includes recommendations on how banks, insurers and investment firms should be regulated and supervised, proposes a special European early warning system to ensure that financial sy...
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...
Research | 01 Jul 2011
The last six months has seen some progress towards creating an EU-wide approach to financial regulation, however recent developments have suggested that the year 2012 may not be the watershed year that everybody expected.
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