Insurance Mediation Directive: Disaster avoided?

Few subjects polarise opinion within the European insurance industry like the thorny issue of commission disclosure. Rumblings since 2012 have suggested the revised Insurance Mediation Directive would disrupt the status quo - in which member states are currently left to their own devices when it comes to rules governing remuneration transparency - and seek to impose a pan-European standard.

The Insurance Mediation Directive has been the subject of much conjecture in recent times. So what will the trialogue decide on - and what will the impact on insurers be?

Post's article investigates.

Topics covered:
• Disclosure on request.
• Mandatory disclosure scrapped.
• Difficult comparisons.