Brussels opens investigation into Microsoft takeover of Activision Blizzard

Brussels announced Tuesday to open an in-depth investigation into the proposed takeover of the American video game publisher Activision Blizzard by Microsoft, judging that this operation at 69 billion dollars could “significantly reduce» competition in this market. The European Commission expressed particular concern that Microsoft could “lock access to Activision Blizzard video games for consoles … Read more

Microsoft avoids taxes in several countries

According to a study, the American computer giant would transfer its profits to companies domiciled in tax havens, Bermuda or Puerto Rico. In the United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand: the American computer giant Microsoft avoids, thanks to a complex structure, paying taxes on billions of dollars in countries where it nevertheless holds lucrative public … Read more

Life insurance still skates in September

Life insurance contracts recorded net inflows of 0.5 billion euros in September, three times less than in the same month last year, according to figures released on Friday by France Assureurs. It is however a little better than the month of August 2022, when life insurance had recorded a net outflow: the amounts disbursed had … Read more

Unemployment insurance accounts back in the green

The Minister of Labour, Olivier Dussopt, (in the center) received the social partners on Monday to discuss the avenues for the reform of unemployment insurance. David Niviere/ABACA Unedic forecasts a surplus of 4.4 billion euros in 2022. Some 6,000 jobs would be destroyed in 2023 This had not happened since 2008… In 2022, despite a … Read more

Is it compulsory to be insured when working in the web sector? (by RiskAssur edited by FRANOL Services)

To write a comment Is it compulsory to be insured when working in the web sector? Article read 816 times, since its publication on 17/10/2022 at 17:04:35 (length: 3606 characters) Do you work remotely and on a computer? Then you are probably self-employed, freelance or self-employed. There are many designations to qualify. Your missions taking … Read more

Microsoft co-founder’s estimated $1 billion private collection up for auction

Part of the private collection of Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, was unveiled Wednesday, October 12 in Los Angeles for an auction by Christie’s, which estimates its total value at a billion dollars, which would be a record. Titled “Visionary,” the sale will take place in New York on November 9 and 10 and features … Read more

Crédit Mutuel and Allianz join forces

Assurances du Crédit Mutuel and Allianz France announced on Friday in a joint press release a partnership to offer products to companies, in particular to farmers, to the chagrin of the self-employed who distribute contracts and fear competition from banks. Concretely, with the exception of Arkéa, the Crédit Mutuel banks, of which one in three … Read more

the Constitutional Council finds the e-merchant wrong

The Constitutional Council considered on Thursday “conform to the constitution“Provisions of the Commercial Code challenged by Amazon, certain commercial practices of which are denounced by Ilec, a professional organization which brings together the major brands of everyday consumption. “It’s a good decision, in line with what we expected“, reacted Daniel Diot, the secretary general of … Read more

Lemonade continues its expansion in Europe and launches in the United Kingdom (by RiskAssur published by FRANOL Services)

To write a comment Lemonade continues its expansion in Europe and launches in the United Kingdom Article read 249 times, since its publication on 03/10/2022 at 09:37:07 (length: 6655 characters) Lemonade, the insurance company boosted with artificial intelligence and social impact, continues its expansion in Europe and launches in the United Kingdom. UK residents can … Read more

this Canadian model that inspires Emmanuel Macron

Emanuel Macron. GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS DECRYPTION – It is a question of modulating the rules of compensation according to the labor market. To the same evils, the same remedies? To accelerate the return to employment of some 2.3 million unemployed (as defined by the ILO) in France while redressing the accounts of a heavily indebted regime, … Read more