EIOPA, in the month of July, published new sets of questions and answers (Q&As) on commission implementing and delegating regulations. Most of the published answers are relevant to Solvency II.
This month, the Q&As have been published with respect to the following:
Commission Implementing Regulations (EU) No 2015-2450 laying down implementing technical standards on templates for the submission of information to the supervisory authorities
Commission Implementing Regulations (EU) No 2015-2452 laying down implementing technical standards on the procedures, formats, and templates of the solvency and financial condition report
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/35 supplementing Directive 2009/138/EC
The Q&A tool of EIOPA can be used to submit questions on regulatory tools of EIOPA; these regulatory tools include guidelines, but also (regulatory) processes such as the publication of the risk-free rate. All stakeholders, including financial institutions and supervisors, can submit questions. The Q&A tool is intended to ensure consistent and effective application of regulations in the European economic area.
Keywords: Europe, Insurance, Q&A, EIOPA, Implementing Technical Standards, Commission Implementing Regulation, Commission Delegated Regulation
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EBA published a consultation paper on the draft amended regulatory technical standards on own funds and eligible liabilities.
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IOSCO proposed updates to its principles for regulated entities that outsource tasks to service providers.
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FSI published a brief note that examines challenges facing the banking sector as a result of the payment deferral programs put in place to support borrowers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
RBNZ published the financial stability report for May 2020. This review of the financial system in the country highlights that the economic disruption associated with COVID-19 will present challenges to the financial system.
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