Useful links

Listed below are a number of links to relevant bodies, both domestically and internationally that may be useful.

Regulatory bodies

Central Bank of Ireland (CBI)

Ireland’s financial regulatory authority

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

EIOPA is part of the European System of Financial Supervision consisting of three European Supervisory Authorities and the European Systemic Risk Board, it is an independent body to the European Parliament, the European Union and the European Commission.

International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)

The IAIS represents insurance regulators and supervisors of 190 jurisdictions in nearly 140 countries, constituting 97% of the world’s insurance premiums.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

Official body of US insurance regulators

Insurance representative bodies

European Captive Insurance and Reinsurance Owners’ Association (ECIROA)

Representative body for Captive Insurance and Reinsurance owners’

Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA)

Representative body for the European Risk Management Associations

Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA)

Representative body for the global insurance industry

Insurance Ireland

Represents the Irish domestic insurance industry, including international life insurance (formerly known as IIF)

Financial Services Ireland (FSI)

Trade association organisation for financial services in Ireland

Insurance Europe

Umbrella organisation of insurance representative bodies across Europe (formerly known as CEA)

Reinsurance Association of America (RAA)

Represents reinsurance companies operating in the US

International Underwriting Association (IUA)

Represents London company market insurance and reinsurance entities

Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR)

Represents Bermuda based insurance and reinsurance companies

Association of British Insurers (ABI)

Represents UK insurance companies

Association of Insurance and Risk Managers (AIRMIC)

Represents the UK risk management community

Association of Run-Off Companies (ARC)

Represents the interests of run-off companies and service providers

Other useful websites

The Insurance Institute of Ireland (III)

Provides professional training and education for the Irish Insurance community

Department of Finance

IDA Ireland

Irish goverment backed agency providing information and advice on setting up and investing in Ireland

Companies Registration Office (CRO)

All Irish companies are legally required to undertake various disclosures and fillings, which can be accessed online

Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)

Representative body for Irish businesses

International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)

Information on the International Financial Services Centre in Dublin

Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE)

Authority overseeing application of company law in Ireland

IFSC Ireland

Industry backed body promoting Ireland as a centre for international financial services

European Commission

Lloyd’s of London

The Geneva Association

A leading organisation that provides information and research data for the insurance industry

Insurance Information Institute (III)

US organisation providing information and statistics on the insurance industry

News Sources

Best Week

Business & Finance

 Captive Review

Commercial Risk Europe

Finance Dublin

Financial Times

Global Reinsurance

Insurance Day

Insurance Insider

Insurance Journal

Insurance Times

National Underwriter

Post Magazine

Reactions Magazine


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