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

Wafa Assurance still champion of the sector in the 1st half

For the Exclusive Reinsurance activity, the SCR garnered 2.40 billion DH at the end of June, or 89% market share. Despite strong competition, Wafa Assurance never leaves the first place in the insurance market in Morocco. Analysis of the performance of insurers in the first half shows that Wafa Assurance retains its leadership on the … Read more

Can you cancel your home insurance if you find it cheaper elsewhere? The 8 p.m. answers you

The TF1 newscast sifts through viewers’ questions every evening in its section “Le 20H responds to you”. Marine Brossard answers their questions on Gilles Bouleau’s set. On the program this Tuesday evening, your home and in particular your home insurance. Can I cancel my home insurance during the contract if I find it cheaper elsewhere? … Read more

Focus on the electronic signature in the insurance sector

HAS In this regard, Interworld organized Friday, November 4, 2022 in Casablanca, in partnership with INSA Alumni Morocco, the African Forum for the digitalization of insurance and provident services (Digital Assur). This event aims to present to the various players in the insurance and provident ecosystem, the new legislative provisions, technological innovations and IT solutions … Read more

The FSMA concludes a settlement of 100,000 euros with Axa Belgium

Axa Belgium has been ordered to pay an amount of 100,000 euros as part of a settlement concluded with the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA), the latter announced on Thursday. A nominative publication will also be visible on the FSMA website. This payment occurs due to a human error that allowed an insurance intermediary … Read more

Chamber tackles insurance discrimination based on medical history – Lawyerz

The House of Representatives has passed a law that aims to reduce the time during which people who have contracted a serious illness are denied outstanding balance insurance or imposed an additional premium. This law will also extend to disability insurance. Being denied insurance or being charged a premium for a home loan because you … 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

Businesses will find it harder to insure themselves well in 2023

Reinsurers (the insurers of insurers) have just raised their prices by more than 10% on average. 520623035/Cavan Images – stock.adobe.com Insurers will further increase rates. Deductibles are up and warranties are down. It’s an additional headache for companies, already struggling with runaway inflation and supply problems. As the end of the year approaches, negotiations for … Read more