First plenary meeting of the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors

10 February 2004
The Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors (CEIOPS) has announced it held its first plenary meeting on 4 February 2004.

CEIOPS Chairman Henrik Bjerre-Nielsen explained: 'This first meeting of the fully established CEIOPS following its legal creation by an European Commission decision last November marks an important stage in the Committee's development. The Committee will have a key role in the effective implementation within the EU of insurance and pensions related legislation, especially in relation to the upcoming Solvency II Directive. Several major topics were discussed, both regarding the organisation of the Committee and its substantial work.'