Insurance Distribution in Europe & widers Implications for the Middle East

Effective as at 1st October 2018, the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97) (IDD) [1], (Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)) and its statutory provisions will apply to all EU distributors of insurance products and replaces the Insurance Mediation Directive (2002/91/EC) (IMD) [2]. The IDD provides wider application in terms of extending compliance of the rules to insurance…