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On 27th November AEIP provided its contribution to the ongoing consultation of the European Commission on the new Action Plan to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, expected in 2021. Since the onset of the process in 2016, our organization has always supported the European Pillar of Social Rights, as we see it as an excellent opportunity for the enhancement of social rights across the EU. Building on what we have observed over these years, we believe that it is now time for the European Commission, in accordance to Member States, to guarantee that the monitoring of social progress ...
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AEIP, in collaboration with other organizations that are part of the European Alliance for Mental Health submitted a joint contribution on the road map of the new EU forthcoming health and safety strategic framework (2021-2027). The submission highlights that the upcoming strategy should include actions to prevent and tackle mental health ...
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On 20 October AEIP provided its input to the European Commission’s open consultation on the review of the Solvency II Directive. In its input AEIP stressed that any new measure to strengthen the solvency capital requirement should provide smoothing mechanisms applicable by law. In addition, AEIP called for the introduction of long-term volatility use which smooths out excess volatility over a longer period of time. As representative of not-for-profit insurers, the text invites the Commission to consider the specific governance of paritarian bodies as well as the exclusive use of surpluses for the benefit of policyholders. Finally, AEIP stressed that ...
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AEIP is partner association to this year’s European Investors Day organized by l’AGEFI. The 2020 edition focuses on the topic: ‘Financial, extra-financial and tail risks: will professional investors shift their approach to better protect their portfolios?’ In view of the current pandemic and the challenges posed for financial actors, the event aims to analyse the impact of covid-19 on the European economies as well as the role of institutional investors. AEIP’s Secretary General, Bruno Gabellieri will participate as a speaker in the panel on: The impact of the crisis on the organisation of work by institutional investors and on their ...
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AEIP responded to the joint consultation of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) regarding the development of Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) for the ESG disclosures Regulation. AEIP has welcomed the opportunity to provide input and gave its feedback on a series of points. We appreciate the action of the ESAs to highlight to the European Commission the extremely tight implementation deadline, since we are concerned that our members will not be able to achieve compliance with the SFDR within the timespan between the adoption of the Regulatory Technical Timeline and the 11 of March 2021. At the same time, we believe ...
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AEIP responded to the European Commission’s open consultation on the renewed sustainable finance strategy. AEIP believes that the momentum is a good opportunity to promote environmental goals and create clarity around risks and new investment opportunities. At the same time, environmental changes need to go hand in hand with a renewed social and governance approach. AEIP and its members understand that consolidation of ESG data and harmonisation of standards can increase accessibility of sustainable finance, thus becoming the default option. The stimuli could help small innovative businesses to come up with new, clean technology while the transition in combination with ...
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Mr. Philip Neyt, President of AEIP, and Mr. Bruno Gabellieri, Secretary General of AEIP, appointed as members of EIOPA’s Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group   We are proud to announce that the President of AEIP, Mr. Philip Neyt, and the Secretary General of AEIP, Mr. Bruno Gabellieri, have been appointed as members of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group (OPSG) of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). Both of them have a long experience in representing paritarian institutions at European level consultative bodies. Mr. Neyt has been a member of the OPSG during its previous mandate (2018-2020). Mr. Gabellieri has ...
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AEIP provided its input to the CMU final report and the recommendations of the High-Level Forum on CMU. In its feedback, the organization stresses that access to objective and free-of-cost company data is one of the major challenges for many market participants and stakeholders in general, so an EU single access point could be a step in the right direction. AEIP welcomes as a positive development that complementary funded pensions could be taken into consideration for the pension systems’ sustainability and for pension adequacy. However, any reporting system related to this initiative should not increase the reporting burden for occupational ...
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With this position paper, AEIP aims to illustrate the key contributions that paritarian social protection schemes are providing to employers, employees and to the national social protection systems in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak. Furthermore, the paper provides policy recommendations to decision-makers on how to support the paritarian model and to further promote its development as part of the measures addressing the effects of the pandemic. For the full position paper, please see here ...
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The European Association of Paritarian Institutions officially joins as partner organization the European Parliament’s Intergroup on ‘Sustainable, Long-term Investments & Competitive European industry’, that was formally launched in Strasbourg on 13 February. Given the importance of Paritarian Institutions as long-term investors as well as their contribution to sustainable investments, AEIP is looking forward to contributing to fruitful public discussions and activities ...
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