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Venice, 4-7 October 2015
FERMA is dedicated to assisting the development of risk management education through Universities, Business Schools, Colleges and Institutes. It sponsors students to attend its Forum and seminars.
FERMA Professional Development Initiative sponsored by Lloyd's With the aim to support FERMA with its Professional Development Initiative, Lloyd's hosts and sponsors a development programme for talented risk managers with 3 to 5 years of experience. Read more..
Students at the FERMA Forum 2013 Risk Management Education is one of the main concerns of FERMA. The invitation of students to its Forums offers them the possibility to attend a major Risk Management congress in Europe, to improve their knowledge and allows them to discuss and exchange views, not only with practitioners, risk and insurance managers, but also with numerous service providers. Read more..
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FERMA launches a benchmarking survey of risk management practices across Europe every two years across its members. Read more..
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FERMA maintains its contacts with the various European Business Associations and contributes with its views and concerns to the European Commission developments.
Below are our latest posts and news about European Topics.FERMA President’s blog
Welcome to all of the readers of the FERMA Newsletter – I cannot believe that almost a year has passed since our successful Forum in Maastricht!
We have been busy at FERMA working with our associations, their presidents and members. As President of FERMA, I have enjoyed meeting members of associations in France, Malta, Italy, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK, and shortly in Switzerland and Poland. I made a promise to meet as many associations as I could and I remain committed to visiting all of them at some stage during my two years. Continue reading
The comprehensive review of the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) that is now underway could lead to a revision of this important legislation early next year with new requirements for companies, possibly including mandatory financial security. This will be the subject of a roundtable discussion at the FERMA Seminar, so that FERMA can fine tune its comments to the Commission on behalf of members. Continue reading
The European Commission has taken the first step towards the review of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation (IBER), which will expire in 2017. A consultation was launched on 5 August and will last until 4 November. This must be seen as a first round to collect the views of all stakeholders dealing in some way or another with the insurance practices covered by the IBER.
The IBER is a sector-specific legal instrument that grants an exemption from EU antitrust rules for insurance practices like co(re)insurance pools, compilations and tables. The first IBER dates back to 1991 and was renewed in 2003 and 2010. Continue reading
Out of the 751 MEPs newly elected in May for five year terms, 371 are new to Parliament. The European Parliament is new and fragmented with three main consequences on EU policies:
No experience yet of working together, which may slow down even more the legislative process;
Previously ignored political groups may emerge and play an important role;
Reaching a majority may be difficult. The absolute majority is 376 out of 751.