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
www.centralbank.ie


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.
eiopa.europa.eu


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.
www.iaisweb.org


National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

Official body of US insurance regulators
www.naic.org


Insurance representative bodies

European Captive Insurance and Reinsurance Owners’ Association (ECIROA)

Representative body for Captive Insurance and Reinsurance owners’
http://www.eciroa.org/wp/


Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA)

Representative body for the European Risk Management Associations
http://www.ferma.eu/


Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA)

Representative body for the global insurance industry
http://www.gfiainsurance.org/en/


Insurance Ireland

Represents the Irish domestic insurance industry, including international life insurance (formerly known as IIF)
http://www.insuranceireland.eu/


Financial Services Ireland (FSI)

Trade association organisation for financial services in Ireland
www.fsi.ie


Insurance Europe

Umbrella organisation of insurance representative bodies across Europe (formerly known as CEA)
www.insuranceeurope.eu


Reinsurance Association of America (RAA)

Represents reinsurance companies operating in the US
www.reinsurance.org


International Underwriting Association (IUA)

Represents London company market insurance and reinsurance entities
www.iua.co.uk


Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR)

Represents Bermuda based insurance and reinsurance companies
www.abir.bm


Association of British Insurers (ABI)

Represents UK insurance companies
www.abi.org.uk


Association of Insurance and Risk Managers (AIRMIC)

Represents the UK risk management community
www.airmic.com


Association of Run-Off Companies (ARC)

Represents the interests of run-off companies and service providers
www.arclegacy.eu


Other useful websites

The Insurance Institute of Ireland (III)

Provides professional training and education for the Irish Insurance community
www.insurance-institute.ie


Department of Finance

www.finance.gov.ie


IDA Ireland

Irish goverment backed agency providing information and advice on setting up and investing in Ireland
www.idaireland.com


Companies Registration Office (CRO)

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


Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)

Representative body for Irish businesses
www.ibec.ie


International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)

Information on the International Financial Services Centre in Dublin
www.ifsc.ie


Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE)

Authority overseeing application of company law in Ireland
www.odce.ie


IFSC Ireland

Industry backed body promoting Ireland as a centre for international financial services
www.ifscireland.org


European Commission

http://ec.europa.eu/


Lloyd’s of London

www.lloyds.com


The Geneva Association

A leading organisation that provides information and research data for the insurance industry
www.genevaassociation.org/


Insurance Information Institute (III)

US organisation providing information and statistics on the insurance industry
www.iii.org


News Sources

Best Week

www.bestweek.com


Business & Finance

www.businessandfinance.ie


Captive.com

www.captive.com


 Captive Review

www.captivereview.com


Commercial Risk Europe

www.commercialriskeurope.com


Finance Dublin

www.financedublin.com


Financial Times

www.ft.com


Global Reinsurance

www.globalreinsurance.com


Insurance Day

www.insuranceday.com


Insurance Insider

www.insuranceinsider.com


Insurance Journal

www.insurancejournal.com


Insurance Times

www.insurancetimes.co.uk


National Underwriter

www.nationalunderwriter.com


Post Magazine

www.postonline.co.uk


Reactions Magazine

www.reactionsnet.com


Storm

www.storminvestor.com


Strategic Risk

www.strategicrisk.co.uk