Insurance Regulatory Watch – March 2023
Our Insurance Regulatory Watch provides you a clear and simple overview of the latest regulatory developments and publications in the insurance sector, in the domains of Regulatory Change & Compliance, Sustainability, Risk Culture & Governance and Financial Crime at the international, European and Belgian level.
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- Regulatory Change & Compliance
- Risk Culture & Governance
- Financial Crime
Regulatory Change & Compliance
Focus areas : Brexit - Consumer protection – PRIIPs – Regulatory Outlook
- The NBB published its annual report including an analysis of global, European and Belgian macroeconomic developments
- The Belgian Chamber published a proposal of law related to Book 6 "Extra-contractual liability" of the Civil Code
- Court of Cassation overturns the Market Court’s judgment annulling a decision by the Sanctions Committee on a case of market manipulation
- FSMA’s Newsletter: Reporting on continuing professional training FR or NL
- Virtual currencies: the FSMA steps up its action to protect consumers
- EIOPA published a supervisory statement on differential pricing practices to eliminate price-setting strategies that lead to unfair treatment of customers
Focus areas: Taxonomy – SFDR – CSRD – CSDDD – Sustainability preferences – Climate Risks – Greenwashing – Stress testing – ORSA – Protection Gap - ...
Risk Culture & Governance
Focus areas: Business Continuity / Operational Resilience – COVID – Culture - Governance & Risk Management - Outsourcing – Recovery & Resolution - Solvency II
- IAIS finalises criteria that will be used to assess whether the Aggregation Method provides comparable outcomes to the Insurance Capital Standard
- EIOPA publishes corrected updated representative portfolios to calculate volatility adjustments to the Solvency II risk-free interest rate term structures for 2023
- IAIS' Comparability criteria that will be used to assess whether the Aggregation Method provides comparable outcomes to the Insurance Capital Standard
- IAIS' Peer Review of Supervisory Review and Measures relative to the standards set out in Insurance Core Principles 9 & 10
Focus areas: AML/CFT - Financial Crime – Fraud
- Updates have been made to the NBB’s website devoted to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT)
Focus areas: Cyber – Data Privacy – Technology / Data / Innovation – Information and Communication Technology – Open insurance
- The European Commission launched a regulatory Sandbox for innovative use cases for Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT)
- EIOPA launches a survey intended to monitor the development of European insurers’ digital transformation strategies and innovative business models
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