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Consultation on the White Paper on insurance guarantee schemes

Consultation on the White Paper on Insurance Guarantee Schemes

Policy field(s)
Internal Market

Target group(s)
All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from market participants, national governments and national competent authorities.

Period of consultation
From 12.07.2010 to 30.11.2010 - closed.

Objective of the consultation
This White Paper sets out a coherent framework for EU action on IGS protection for policyholders and beneficiaries. In particular, it proposes introducing a Directive to ensure that all member States have an IGS that complies with a minimum set of design requirements. The White Paper raises a number of issues in relation to the introduction of al legally binding EU solution for IGS. The Commission’s preferred option are clearly set out in text boxes throughout Sections 3 and 4. The Commission calls upon all interested parties to provide their views on these options.

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Reference documents and other, related consultations

Contact details
Responsible service:DG MARKT, Unit H.2 “Insurance and Pensions”
Postal address:
European Commission
DG Internal Market
Directorate H “Financial Institutions”
Unit H.2 “Insurance and Occupational Pensions”
Rue de Spa 2
l000 Brussels

Number of responses received to this consultation

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Results of consultation and next steps