Posts Tagged ‘rates’



May 1st, 2012

Continental European Legislative and Judicial Trends: France - Does the Prohibition of Discrimination in the Insurance Industry Conflict with the Principle of Equality?

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David Lewin, Managing Director
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The CJEU has continually shown its commitment to fight discrimination and just took another step in that direction. In a judgment delivered on March 1, 2011, in the case of Tests-Achats (Belgian consumers association) versus Belgium, the court found that Article 5 of Council Directive 2004/113 allows member states to maintain an exemption in the insurance field from the rule of unisex premiums and benefits without a time limitation and that this exemption is incompatible with the principles established by the European Charter of Fundamental Rights (ECFR), namely equality between men and women and non-discrimination on the grounds of gender.

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May 1st, 2012

Continental European Legislative and Judicial Trends: Test-Achats Judgment of European Court - Gender Equality in Insurance Coverage in Belgium

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David Lewin, Managing Director
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Background

Shortly before Christmas 2011, the European Commission published its guidelines for the insurance industry to help insurers implement necessary changes in light of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment in the Test-Achats Case (C 239/06) of March 1, 2011. The guidelines’ publication followed a meeting of insurers with European Union (EU) Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding in September 2011.

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July 20th, 2011

Guy Carpenter Forms Alliance with EagleEye Analytics To Help Insurers Optimize Risk Selection and Pricing

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Guy Carpenter & Company announced its alliance with EagleEye Analytics, Inc., the leading provider of world-class predictive analytics solutions to the property and casualty insurance industry.

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