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8th advisory committee sees the light of day to the Authority

by Hubert Roy 20 July 2018 13:30 Photo : Unsplash Thefinancial markets Authority announced Thursday the creation of the advisory Committee of consumers of products and users of financial services. According to research in the Journal of insurance, it is the eighth advisory committee that sees the light of day within the regulator. In the notice announcing the creation of the advisory committee of consumers, Louis Morisset, president and CEO of the Authority, says that the creation of these committees is an opportunity to strengthen the role of the regulator…

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Representatives committee the Authority : the other 14 members are known

by Hubert Roy July 20, 2018 11:30 Photo : Rawpixel.com The Journal of insurance has unveiled yesterday which was the first member of the advisory Committee on the practice of representatives of thefinancial markets Authority. A few hours later, the regulator has unveiled the names of 14 others. Here is the full list : • Karine Bélanger, Co-operators general insurance Company • Dany Bergeron, Financière Radisson inc. • Joane Bourdeau, law Firm of National Bank insurance • Martin-Alexander Campbell, Group Helios financial Services • Guy Duhaime, Groupe Financier Multi Courtage…

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SCM insurance Services continues its expansion in the United States

by Writing 20 July, 2018 09:45 Photo : Rawpixel.com The provider of services for the settlement of claims SCM insurance Services, which owns companies such as IndemniPro and Xpera risk Mitigation and investigation , in particular, continues its expansion in the United States with the acquisition ofAffirmative Risk Management. The last seat in Arkansas and has been based there for over 30 years. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Broad expertise” “This acquisition gives us the chance to grow again within the framework of our Programme through a…

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insurers to brokerage little concerned about the rise of direct

by Justine Montminy 20 July, 2018 07:00 Bruno Perrino, Jean-François Béliveau Direct insurers represent a threat to the insurance brokerage business ? Not for the moment, believe the insurers interviewed by the Journal of the insurance on the issue. “Direct insurers have a position in the segment of micro-enterprises, where the main differentiating factor is the premium. We continue to believe that customers in the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMES) and large firms continue to value the notion of advice offered by brokers. Hence the importance of continuing to invest…

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Car insurance premiums in Quebec remain the lowest

by Justine Montminy July 19, 2018 13:30 Photo : Freepik Quebec remains the province where the premiums in automobile insurance are the least expensive, with an average premium of $ 661, according to statistics collected by thegeneral insurance statistical Agency (GISA). It is in British Columbia where we find the bonus, the highest average, of 1 680 $ per year in 2017. In British Columbia, auto insurance is entirely public. The monopoly of the market is held by theInsurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), which explains the high premiums. Open…

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SSQ Insurance extends its offer in collective across Canada

by Writing July 19, 2018 11:30 Photo : Freepik SSQ Insurance has entered into an exclusive partnership with the company benefits Allianz Global Benefits in order to expand its offering of group insurance across Canada. This agreement is an “important step in the plan of development business of the pan-canadian” of the insurer, he said. SSQ says now open to multinational companies that have canadian subsidiaries in order to satisfy their needs in group insurance. The companies that are clients of SSQ will also be able to enjoy the social…

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Anne Martel will serve on the committee representatives of the Authority

by Hubert Roy 19 July, 2018 09:45 Anne Martel A first member of the advisory committee on the practice of representatives of thefinancial markets Authority has been appointed. This is Anne Martel, co-chair of Martel & Martel commercial insurance and collective. Others who will serve are not known for the moment. “Anne Martel was selected because of its profile, its expertise and its competence in the field of financial products and services governed by the Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services “, explained to Me, François Vaillancourt,…

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Confidentiality hinders the development of apps health

by Alain Thériault 19 July 2018 07:00 Photo : Freepik The issue of confidentiality remains a brake on the development of connected health in the company, stresses Roger Simard, pharmacist-entrepreneur. Employees are asking whether the employer will be able to access their confidential data. For example, Europe has banned the use of connected objects in the health programs of the companies. He has recounted the anecdote of the system connected to Strava. Dedicated to the physical training of the american military, it has been hacked so that it could detect…

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The clauses of disparities based on the date of hiring will now be prohibited

by Andrea Lubeck 18 July 2018 13:30 Photo : Freepik The reform of the Act respecting labour standards contains some provisions that affect both the pension arrangements of the group insurance. It is now forbidden for the companies to put in place of clauses of disparities of treatment for the pension and group insurance plans for employees performing the same tasks in the same establishment. Adopted on 12 June last, and some of whose provisions came into force on the same day, the reform act also provides that a convention…

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The Co-operators is launching a digital platform of insurance on demand in Canada

by Justine Montminy July 18, 2018 11:30 The Co-operators has signed an exclusivity agreement with the insurtech Slice Labs to develop several new insurance products on demand via a digital platform. The first product will be launched by the end of the summer under the brand duoo Co-operators. It will also provide an insurance invoice to use for people who rent their property through platforms such as Airbnb, HomeAway , and VRBO. Insurance Service on request With this agreement, the Co-operators will use the platform for Insurance Cloud Services Slice….

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