In the United States, Amazon faces new lawsuits

The e-commerce giant is accused of anticompetitive practices in California. A new legal front is opening up for Amazon in the United States. The California State Attorney filed a complaint on Wednesday against the e-merchant for violating local competition laws. After two years of investigation, Robe Bonta believes that Amazon’s third-party sellers are forced to … Read more

Surge in sight for home insurance

By Daniele Guinot Posted 58 minutes ago, Update 58 minutes ago In France, bad weather has cost insurers 4.6 billion euros this year (here, in June, heavy rains flooded a street in Cap-Ferret). Benjamin Guillot-Moueix / Hans Lucas via Reuters Connect DECRYPTION – Several reinsurers no longer cover natural disasters. Houses will no longer be … Read more

The government will allow compensation for ransoms from cyberattacks

The possibility of compensation will be conditional on the filing of a complaint by the victim. The clarification was eagerly awaited. Insurers will be able to compensate victims of cyber-ransom, these ransoms paid by hacked companies on the internet, Bercy announced on Wednesday. Provided they file a complaint. Until now, a gray area remained. If … Read more

How to get a mortgage without insurance?

DECRYPTION – Insurance, which is not compulsory, is an excellent way to protect yourself in the event of an accident in life, but it can weigh heavily when obtaining credit. In certain cases and for certain profiles, it is possible to dispense with it. It is the new pet peeve of bankers and brokers. Previously, … Read more

The French will be able to terminate their borrower insurance at any time

By Daniele Guinot Posted on 05/31/2022 at 7:13 p.m., Update on 05/31/2022 at 7:13 p.m. The expected gains from a change of insurer would be between 5,000 and 15,000 euros, on average, over the duration of the loan. 273446401/88studio – stock.adobe.com This reform, which comes into force on June 1, will strengthen competition between banks … Read more

In Russia, the subsidiaries of tricolor groups deprived of European insurance

Insurance groups fear being caught out in the application of Western sanctions against Russia. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP ANALYSIS – From the start of the war, major players in the sector, such as Axa and Allianz, announced that they had stopped underwriting “new business” in Russia. This is one more headache for French companies that have remained … Read more

Microsoft will create 36,000 jobs in Qatar

A new cloud data center will be one of the US tech giant’s biggest international projects. Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it would create 36,000 jobs in Qatar to support the efforts of this Gulf state to no longer depend on its oil and gas industry. Created with the support of the government of Qatar, … Read more

Life insurance, increasingly a product for wealthy savers

By Jorge Carasso Posted 1 minute ago, Update 1 minute ago Despite a slight slowdown in June, the lights have been green for life insurance since the post-Covid rebound. 74236317/StockRocket – stock.adobe.com Middle-class savers were scalded by the constraints of access to funds in euros. In recent years, the favorite investment of the French has … Read more

Amazon to stop its Amazon Care telemedicine service

This service “is not comprehensive enough for the large companies that we are targeting and could not have met with long-term success”, indicates the firm. Amazon will interrupt its Amazon Care telemedicine service, launched only three years ago, at the end of the year, considering that its offer was not complete enough, but ensures that … Read more

insurance, a headache for companies

By Daniele Guinot Posted on 03/30/2022 at 20:48, Update on 03/30/2022 at 22:43 Companies that have chosen to stay in Russia face a real insurance headache. 86157847/luzitanija – stock.adobe.com War risk is not covered by damage insurance. In Russia, the situation has hardened. The Russian invasion of Ukraine makes the life of companies present in … Read more