Consultation on Insurance Block Exemption Regulation31.05.18, Industry Policy
On 17 April 2008, the European Commission announced a consulation on the future of the insurance block exemption which exempts from EU competition rules certain forms of co-operation between insurers. The European Commission has announced that the consultation is combined with targeted questionnaires to industry, national regulatory and competition authorities and consumer groups. The aim is to determine how the block exemption is being used and its impact on the various insurance markets in the EU. The deadline for responses is 17 July 2008.