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

Judicial liquidation of an Amazon carrier employing more than 600 people

The judicial liquidation of an Amazon logistics subcontractor employing more than 600 people in France was pronounced on September 5, we learned Thursday from staff representatives who denounce various “criminal offensesfrom the manager. The CSE (Social and Economic Committee) of Fast Despatch Logistics “makes the bitter observation today that the company’s accounts are at zero … 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

Life insurance: slight slowdown in July

The French still deposited more money than they withdrew on their life insurance in July, even if the differential was reduced compared to 2021, to 800 million euros, according to data communicated Monday by France Assureurs, the sector federation. In July 2021, net inflows thus amounted to 1.1 billion euros, i.e. 300 million more than … Read more

A US agency recommends that the victory of a union at Amazon be ratified

An adviser to the American agency in charge of labor law (NLRB) recommended, after 24 days of hearings, the rejection of the objections filed by Amazon against the vote which led to the creation, at the beginning of the year, of the first union in one of its warehouses in the United States. Both parties … 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

SpaceX and T-Mobile want to end ‘white zones’ with satellites

SpaceX satellites will connect directly to T-Mobile phones to provide telephone network to the most isolated places, beyond the range of relay antennas, announced Thursday August 25 the firm of Elon Musk and the German telecom giant . The new service, which will use SpaceX’s thousands of Starlink satellites already in orbit and work on … 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