The European Data Protection Supervisor has issued an opinion on proposals for a Directive on insurance mediation, a Directive amending certain provisions of Directive 2009/65/EC on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative sanctions relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities and a Regulation on key information documents for investment products.

The opinion contains an analysis of the proposals with a general reference to data protection legislation, investigatory powers of competent authorities, the power of competent authorities to access existing telephone records and traffic data, the EIOPA database and publication of sanctions.