On 7–8 May 2013, the Insurance Sector Congress entitled: “Common Europe — challenges and perspectives of the insurance market development” will be held for the first time in Poland, in the Sheraton Hotel in Sopot.
No tendencies for systematic saving for retirement pension as well as very low knowledge of the IKZE (Individual Pension Insurance Account) mechanism are the main reason of the low interest in this programme, as reveal the results of research by Millward Brown ordered by Komitet Obywatelskiej Inicjatywy Ustawodawczej RAZEM (the Commitee of the Legislative Initiative of Citizens RAZEM and the Polish Insurance Association).
Almost PLN 600 million has been paid so far by the insurers for construction of the CEPiK* system. The amount was financed from the drivers’ premiums, as the legal provisions stipulate compulsory transfer of EUR 1 from each public liability insurance to the CEPiK fund. PIU wants this fee to be suspended by the time of presenting the full functionality plans for CEPiK.
On 4 January 2013 the Polish Insurance Association sent a reply to the Polish Insurance Ombudsman to the report published on 11 December 2012, entitled “Life insurance with the insurance equity fund”
Approximately 50 persons appeared at the festive gala of awards organised by the Polish Insurance Association regarding the journalist and the student contests.
Eight insurance federations representing the biggest markets in the continent presented their postulates to EIOPA, the European regulatory institution and the European Commission.
Results of the 2012 Leon Kozicki PIU Competition for the best thesis in the field of insurance have been announced.
According to data collected by PIU, in the first three quarters of 2012 property insurance companies paid out their clients over PLN 10.5 billion PLN in compensation. Life insurance claims amounted to over PLN 18.7 billion.
Twelve journalists were shortlisted for this year’s competition and 61 articles were submitted.
On 20-21 November, the 6th edition of the international conference organised by Risk Management Association POLRISK entitled “Risk and insurance management in Poland and on mature markets” will take place in Holiday Inn hotel in Józefów near Warsaw.