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Micro-insurance and Solvency II can co-exist

posted by Lieve Lowet on 04.07.2017 in News | Comments Off on Micro-insurance and Solvency II can co-exist

At a recent conference on Inclusive Insurance and Micro-insurance in Ljubljana, Slovenia, ICODA’s partner Lieve Lowet and a panel of experts debated whether there is a place for micro-insurance in the Solvency II regime. Although …

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Brexit: what’s in it for you?

posted by Lieve Lowet on 30.06.2017 in News, Nieuws | Comments Off on Brexit: what’s in it for you?

European captive owners need to consider the impact Brexit has on their international programmes and on the organizational set-up of their captive. At a recent European Captive Owners summit conference in Brussels, ICODA’s partner Lieve …

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Scepterhouse

Affordable office space in Brussels EU quarter

posted by ICODA on 19.04.2017 in News, Newsletter | Comments Off on Affordable office space in Brussels EU quarter

Scepterhouse Brussels is a new office community that provides unique creative space for a variety of users and budgets. In addition to office space it features amenities such as a city garden, a terrace, a …

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New Associate Partner

posted by ICODA on 19.04.2017 in News | Comments Off on New Associate Partner

As of April 1st, 2017, Eske (Esther) van Egerschot-Montoya Martinez has joined our ICODA European Affairs team as our new associate partner. Van Egerschot, lawyer and former Member of the House of Representatives in the …

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Sandbox

More sandboxes needed for jobs and growth

posted by ICODA on 27.03.2017 in News, Newsletter | Comments Off on More sandboxes needed for jobs and growth

Fintech and InsurTech are the talk of the town. What is it? And what do sandboxes have to do with this. Can the sandbox concept also serve other aims? Jobs and growth, for example? Or …

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ICODA’s partner Lowet moderates regulatory AIM panel

posted by ICODA on 22.12.2016 in News | Comments Off on ICODA’s partner Lowet moderates regulatory AIM panel

At AIM’s 2016 International conference, Solvency II was mentioned as the single most important regulatory development, both by small and large health mutuals alike. One panelist called the Solvency II pillar 3 reporting requirements “brutal” …

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ICODA’s partner Lowet alongside China’s insurance supervisor CIRC

posted by ICODA on 19.12.2016 in News | Comments Off on ICODA’s partner Lowet alongside China’s insurance supervisor CIRC

AIM, the international mutual association, which counts among its members health insurers,  asked Lieve Lowet to explain the international importance of IAIS for the insurance regulatory scene. She highlighted the role of IAIS and why …

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First European Mutual Insurance Award

posted by ICODA on 08.12.2016 in News | Comments Off on First European Mutual Insurance Award

Lieve Lowet, partner of ICODA European Affairs and (mutual) insurance expert, AMICE * and UAAM-VVOV ** jointly launch a biennial European Mutual Insurance Award. The Award is a sum of 2,500 euros. The winner will …

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10.000 registered lobbyists and counting

posted by ICODA on 12.10.2016 in News, Newsletter | Comments Off on 10.000 registered lobbyists and counting

Since October 5th 2016, 10.000 organizations are registered in the European Commission- and the European Parliament’s (EP) Transparency Register. Of these 6.280 lobbyists have a personal EP accreditation. Since 2014, the Commission has restricted Commissioners …

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Consultation on Financial Conglomerates

posted by ICODA on 10.10.2016 in News, Newsletter | Comments Off on Consultation on Financial Conglomerates

The European Commission reflects on a possible revision of the Financial Conglomerates Directive (FICOD). To this end, the Commission launched a consultation as part of the re-evaluation of its legislation exercise (REFIT). Lieve Lowet and …

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Four steps to successfully propose an amendment

posted by ICODA on 06.10.2016 in News | Comments Off on Four steps to successfully propose an amendment

Amendments are key to influence EU law. They are legal texts that revise, add, improve or delete draft legislation proposed by the Commission. It is the most straight forward way for an MEP to shape …

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MEP Balz receives his personal copy of the Solvency II law book

posted by ICODA on 05.10.2016 in News | Comments Off on MEP Balz receives his personal copy of the Solvency II law book

Burkhard Balz, ECON member and EPP coordinator recently received his personal copy of the Solvency II law book. “It is good the book is also available in an e-version, that allows for efficient searching” he …

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European Solvency II law

Now available: New Solvency II law book

posted by ICODA on 04.07.2016 in News | Comments Off on Now available: New Solvency II law book

(Also available in e-book format) Since 2016, EEA insurance and reinsurance undertakings are subject to the new Solvency II framework. This is by far the most important and most innovative revision and renewal of the …

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Solvency Book

European Solvency II law book – 2016 edition

posted by ICODA on 30.05.2016 in News | Comments Off on European Solvency II law book – 2016 edition

ICODA’s partner Lieve Lowet worked the last months on the forthcoming new Solvency II law book. This new edition provides an invaluable instrument for insurance practitioners, consultants, academics, researchers, students, the legal profession as well …

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European Investors

ICODA welcomes the European Investors’ Association

posted by ICODA on 30.05.2016 in News | Comments Off on ICODA welcomes the European Investors’ Association

The European Investors’ Association uses as of now our shared-services. ICODA provides the Association with an address, flexible workspace and meeting facilities at the Scepterstraat 41 in the EU-quarter of Brussels. European Investors represents the …

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Solveny II

Is Solvency II up and running?

posted by ICODA on 30.05.2016 in News | Comments Off on Is Solvency II up and running?

The European Solvency II legal framework is completed after nearly fifteen years of preparation. Not many people are aware that the foundation for Solvency II was laid in 2000 and that the directive refers 14 …

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EU Scan

The ‘EU Scan’ of ICODA and BeBright

posted by ICODA on 30.05.2016 in News | Comments Off on The ‘EU Scan’ of ICODA and BeBright

The impact of European policy on organisations is ever increasing. This makes knowledge of and being present in Brussels essential. BeBright, consultant for innovative health solutions, and ICODA started a partnership to provide organisations access …

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Education In European Union

Brussels, gateway to future scenarios for learning and research

posted by ICODA on 30.05.2016 in News | Comments Off on Brussels, gateway to future scenarios for learning and research

Education and training is a national responsibility of a member state. Generally speaking, most educational organisations visit Brussels for programs like Erasmus Plus or for affairs concerning student or lecturer mobility programs. However, what is …

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Linda van Goor joins ICODA European Affairs

posted by ICODA on 01.03.2016 in News | Comments Off on Linda van Goor joins ICODA European Affairs

Linda van Goor recently joined ICODA. She enriches the spectrum of expertise and experience represented in ICODA, especially with respect to the financial sector. Linda has been working with Europe’s financial sector since 1991. She …

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ICODA helps mutual sector to position

posted by ICODA on 26.02.2016 in News | Comments Off on ICODA helps mutual sector to position

A summary of the PANTEIA report ‘Study on the current situation and prospects of mutuals in Europe’ has been written by Lieve LOWET, partner of ICODA European Affairs. The summary was commissioned by AIM (International …

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Belgian Mutual Insurance Award

posted by ICODA on 15.12.2015 in News | Comments Off on Belgian Mutual Insurance Award

UAAM-VVOV and Lieve Lowet, partner ICODA European Affairs launch Belgian Mutual Insurance Award Today, UAAM-VVOV, Union des Association d’Assurance Mutuelle/Verbond der Verenigingen van Onderlinge Verzekering, which represents the Belgian mutual and cooperative insurance undertakings and …

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The European Parliament publishes study of Lieve Lowet (ICODA) on the European Union’s role in the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)

posted by ICODA on 07.10.2015 in News | Comments Off on The European Parliament publishes study of Lieve Lowet (ICODA) on the European Union’s role in the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)

Press release  –  On 6 October 2015, the policy department of the European Parliament published “The European Union’s Role in International Economic Fora – Paper 8: The IAIS” , a study on the European Union’s …

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EU-Masterclass ‘Wegwijs in Europa’

posted by ICODA on 12.01.2011 in News | Comments Off on EU-Masterclass ‘Wegwijs in Europa’

In deze masterclass, speciaal ontwikkeld voor directieleden en bestuurders uit alle sectoren, krijgt u als deelnemer in relatief korte tijd veel praktische kennis aangereikt over hoe de EU werkt, hoe u in Brussel invloed kunt …

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Seminar ‘Brussel binnen handbereik’

posted by ICODA on 29.05.2010 in Events, News | Comments Off on Seminar ‘Brussel binnen handbereik’

Seminar over Europese lobby voor verenigingen 30 september – 1 oktober 2010 Flyer ‘Brussel binnen handbereik’ De Digitale Agenda gepubliceerd door Commissaris Kroes in mei 2010 vormt de basis voor het bezoek. Tijdens het bezoek …

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Tweedaagse congres met prof. dr. R. van Schendelen

posted by ICODA on 04.03.2010 in News | Comments Off on Tweedaagse congres met prof. dr. R. van Schendelen

Graag nodigen wij u uit voor een congres met prof. dr. Rinus van Schendelen:  Wegwijs in Brussel In dit congres maakt u in relatief korte tijd, intensief kennis met de geschreven en ongeschreven regels van de EU …

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Insurers top 100

TOP 100 European insurers

posted by ICODA on 04.03.2010 in News | Comments Off on TOP 100 European insurers

Wide gap between largest and smallest group Press release ICODA top 100 insurers – EN final  – in pdf TOP 100 European insurers: wide gap between largest and smallest group ICODA European Affairs announces today …

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