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FERMA Risk Management Forum 2015
Venice, 4-7 October 2015
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FERMA Risk Management Seminar 2014
20 & 21 October 2014 in Brussels, Belgium
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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..
FERMA Corporate Brochure
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FERMA launches a benchmarking survey of risk management practices across Europe every two years across its members. Read more..
ECIIA - FERMA guidance
Guidance on the 8th EU Company Law Directive (article 41). 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.Solvency II: one step further towards legal certainty despite a restrictive definition of captives
The Delegated Act for the Solvency II Directive was finally published on 17 January 2015 on the EU Official Journal.
The definition and simplifications for the calculation of provisions for captives have remained constantly the same since the versions of July and October 2014; they are treated in the articles 89, 90, 103, 105 and 106 of the new Delegated Act. Eligible captives are still limited to the type of captives which do not have compulsory third party liability business and which provide cover only to undertakings belonging to the group.
FERMA’s first European Risk and Insurance Report, containing the results and analysis of the 7th edition of FERMA’s Risk Management Benchmarking Survey, has received a strongly positive reception from risk managers and partners alike. More than 80% of the feedback from the Seminar, where it was launched, rated it excellent or good, and the online reports have already been accessed or downloaded. Some partners have already indicated they want to support the next edition of the report and survey. Continue reading
FERMA and the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) have responded to increased EU requirements for more corporate transparency with a new joint guidance document on the 8th Company Law Directive which was launched at the Seminar.
The new document “Audit and Risk Committees: News from EU Legislation and Best Practices” examines specifically how these committees should support their board and be supported by the two professions: risk managers and internal auditors. Continue reading
Until now and for a majority of EU countries, cartel issues have been dealt with only through a public enforcement of European antitrust law by national competition authorities.
The new Directive on antitrust damages actions, which will be signed by the end of November 2014, acknowledges a right to compensation for anyone who has suffered harm caused by a cartel.