On 25 June 2014, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) launched a consultation regarding supervisory colleges. An application has been published and comments are invited until 25 July 2014.    It is not intended that the application paper will become binding guidance.  Instead, the aim is that the paper will (a) help supervisors to learn from each other's experiences as a result of participation in/with, and (b) set out good practices and examples that will help promote a common understanding for participants in, colleges.