On March 29, the Department of Finance published a public consultation paper, inviting interested parties to give their views on the transposition of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD). The consultation process relates to the Member State discretions contained in nine separate Articles of the IDD (3, 10, 20, 22, 24, 29, 30, 31 and 33), which deal with areas such as registration requirements, cross-selling and information to customers. The submission deadline is 5pm, Tuesday 2 May 2017.

The Public Consultation Paper is available here.

The text of the IDD is available here.