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German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz

German Finance Minister calls for EU-wide unemployment insurance

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz suggested that the time has come to create a Europe-wide network for unemployment insurance to breathe life into the...
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EU regulator publishes guidelines on MiFID II requirements

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recently published report updates in regards to the transparency and market structure issues under the Market in...

Sogaz buys VTB Insurance to create Russia’s largest insurer

Russia’s largest insurer the Sogaz Group is about to get a lot bigger. VTB Bank sold its insurance subsidiary VTB Insurance to Sogaz on...
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Danish Insurer Alpha Insurance goes bust

Alpha Insurance – one of the major home and motor fleet insurance companies in Europe- is bankrupt. The Denmark-based insurer admitted to be struggling...
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Deutsche Bank one of the world’s riskiest financial institution

The collapse of Deutsche Bank, an institution with a little over $2 trillion in assets is the greatest potential risk to the world’s financial...
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Google eyes partnerships with insurers in France

Google is eyeing to enter the insurance market through partnerships with insurance companies. The technology giant is looking to forge partnerships with insurance providers in...
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Beazley eyeing EU licenses in Dublin after Brexit vote

Almost two months following the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), London-based insurers are weighing in several options that will enable...
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Gibraltar-based Enterprise Insurance announces insolvency

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has recently ordered Enterprise Insurance to discontinue writing new insurance contracts after the insurer declared its insolvency. GFSC also...

EIOPA advises to enhance the asset class under Solvency II

In a report published by The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority or EIOPA, published a report to advise on the extension of the...
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Broker Arthur J. Gallagher expands in Scandinavia with Brim’s acquisition

US-based insurance brokerage and risk management services company Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) has further cemented its presence in Scandinavia through the acquisition...
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Allianz looking to strengthen its footprint in Spain and France

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Allianz set aside 2.5 billion (2 billion pounds) to 3 billion euros for acquisitions in the euro zone this year and...
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Memorandum of Understanding signed between Europe and China

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) have recently met in Budapest to sign a Memorandum...
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EU-US Privacy Shield promises stronger data protection

The European Commission (EC) has formalised the adoption of the EU-US Privacy Shield, a new framework for transatlantic data transfers, placing greater obligations on...
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P&I Club succeed in upholding anti-suit injunction

The Shipowners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association of Luxembourg has pursued a matter against Containerships Denizcilik Nakliyat Ve Ticaret AS and Yusuf Cepnioglu. The ultimate...

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