Insight and Intelligence on the London & International Insurance Markets 24 Apr 2018

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EC gives member states longer for IDD rollout

  • Laura Board 20 December 2017
  • The European Commission has delayed the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) by almost eight months following an intervention by European parliamentarians.

    The decision pushes back the day by which member states will have to enforce the new rules from 23 February to 1 October 2018.

    During the legislative scrutiny period, European Parliament lawmakers questioned two rules Brussels officials had tacked on to the original 2016 directive and said insurers would need more time to implement them.

    Sixteen member...

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