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Insurers mobilize savings for the transformation of offices into housing

Riding the trend towards responsible investment, insurers will offer life insurance savers to invest in this type of real estate project presented as environmentally friendly. Riding on the trend in favor of “responsible” investment, insurers will offer individuals to invest in the transformation of offices into housing. On Tuesday, four French insurers thus unveiled their […]

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The reform on the supervision of brokers resurfaces

The deputies are working this Wednesday on a reform of insurance and credit brokerage, forcing these often small players to organize themselves into professional associations. Back to square one or almost for the reform of brokerage. This Wednesday, the deputies of the finance committee will study a bill supposed to improve consumer protection by forcing […]

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Covid: insurers cautious about participatory loans for weakened companies

Designed to help companies bounce back from the crisis, equity loans are presented as attractive investments for insurers in a low interest rate environment. But they remind us that they are first and foremost responsible for the money of the insured. Asked by the State to further support traders weakened by the Covid, insurers are […]

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Hotel and catering industry: The Mayor issues an ultimatum to insurers

Threatening the sector with a tax, the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, calls for “at least” a freeze on insurance premiums for cafes, hotels and restaurants. Insurers are open to the idea of ​​a freeze even if the players in the sector feel they are unfairly criticized. New pressure on insurers. Tuesday evening, […]

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Bank: in the face of the crisis, the authorities are reactivating the moratoria

To avoid a credit crunch, the European Banking Authority (EBA) reactivates its exceptional regime on moratoriums. She had stopped him at the end of September but the second wave of the pandemic and the containment measures forced her to react. Banks will again be able to grant deferred repayments to their customers. Faced with the […]

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Savings: after a record collection in 2020, the Livret A is overflowing

The total outstanding of the preferred placement of the French now stands at 326.5 billion euros, an increase of 9.4% compared to last year. Savers who have reached the ceiling have turned to alternatives that do not put their capital at risk. It’s the wave that makes the pool overflow. In 2020, the collection of […]

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The Banque de France will close 13 new regional banks by 2022

The closure of these branches could affect up to 135 jobs. The institution thus reacts to the decreasing use of banknotes by the French. Concern among employees of the Banque de France. According to our information, the institution plans to remove 13 of its remaining 37 regional funds by the second half of 2022. With […]

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Brexit: discussions will get to the heart of financial services

Finance was largely pulled out of the trade deal signed on December 24 between the UK and the European Union. The two sides want to agree a memorandum of understanding by March. Barely signed the Brexit agreement between the European Union (EU) and Great Britain, the two camps are preparing to open discussions on a […]

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Slowdown on the sale of life insurance from former Barclays France

The sale of a life insurance portfolio of 2.8 billion euros by Milleis has stalled, according to various sources. Blackstone and Société Générale would not have offered a sufficiently attractive price at this stage. The sale of Aviva France is entering a decisive phase. That of another smaller actor, it is bogged down: the life […]