Content Options

View Options

Status: You are viewing the version of the handbook as on 2005-06-30.

AUTH App 5.16 Meaning of insurance mediation2

AUTH App 5.16.1G

AUTH App 5.16.2 G sets out the text of article 2.3 of the Insurance Mediation Directive. It is referred to in AUTH App 5.2.5 G and AUTH App 5.2.5 G (Approach to implementation of the IMD), AUTH App 5.11.7 G (Exclusions disapplied in connection with insurance mediation) and AUTH App 5.11.10 G (Activities carried on in the course of a profession or non-investment business).1

AUTH App 5.16.2G

Text of article 2.3 of the Insurance Mediation Directive "'Insurance mediation' means the activities of introducing, proposing or carrying out other work preparatory to the conclusion of contracts of insurance, or of concluding such contracts, or of assisting in the administration and performance of such contracts, in particular in the event of a claim.

These activities when undertaken by an insurance undertaking or an employee of an insurance undertaking who is acting under the responsibility of the insurance undertaking shall not be considered as insurance mediation.

The provision of information on an incidental basis in the context of another professional activity provided that the purpose of that activity is not to assist the customer in concluding or performing an insurance contract, the management of claims of an insurance undertaking on a professional basis, and loss adjusting and expert appraisal of claims shall also not be considered as insurance mediation." 1