The IDD in retrospect: 5 years of impact

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This two-hour CPD will look back at the application of the IDD after 5 years of the Directive. This will cover the experience of stakeholders, insurance companies, trade associations, consumer associations, national competent authorities and other institutions.


This two-hour CPD will recount the experience of stakeholders about the application of the IDD which will eventually be used by EIOPA in preparing the report on the application of the IDD to be published by beginning of 2024.



  • digitalisation and new distribution models
  • emergence of more sustainable insurance products and integration of sustainability factors, risks and preferences into the IDD
  • issues related to the practical application of the IDD and quality of advice and selling methods
  • value for money
  • retail investment strategy
  • Advisory Committee on Proportionality (ACP) work-POG 2024


Learning Objectives

  • refresh the basic requirements of the Insurance Distribution Directive
  • learn from experiences in the application of the IDD
  • value for money considerations, retail investment strategy and ACP work on POG delegated regulation


Target Audience

Anyone working in insurance


Assessment Questions and Answers

In line with MFSA requirements, a short multiple-choice assessment will be provided by the trainer towards the end of the session. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all students who attend the CPD (duration will be included on certificate). A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to those who sit for the assessment and are successful (pass mark 60%)


Pauline Azzopardi FCII, B.Sc. (C. Hons), CeFA, Cert PFS

Ms. Pauline Azzopardi has enjoyed a career of over 30 years, working in senior management roles with some of the world’s largest international banking and insurance institutions including Munich Re and HSBC.
Pauline Azzopardi has been a member of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) and Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group (OPSG) for the last 4 years. She is also the International Engagement Board member of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Pauline is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds a Bachelor of Science Hons degree in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Malta. She is a part-time academic and has delivered lectures in financial services including wealth management, life assurance, financial planning, portfolio management and pensions since 1992 in countries such as Bahrain, Oman, India and Malta. She is currently a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta.


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