European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority

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EIOPA is part of the European System of Financial Supervision consisting of the three European Supervisory Authorities and the European Systemic Risk Board.

It is an independent advisory body to the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission.

EIOPA’s responsibilities include supporting the stability of the financial system, transparency of markets and financial products as well as the protection of insurance policyholders, pension scheme members and beneficiaries.

EIOPA is a successor to the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors (CEIOPS) which was created as part of the Lamfalussy Process.

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