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The cloud is necessary in the property and casualty insurers

by Hubert Roy 20 September 2019 11:30 Photo : Freepik 65 %. It is the proportion represented by sales of products related to cloud computing in the new business of the Guidewire, a u.s. company that tools many property and casualty insurers about their technology platforms, the submission from the claim. In the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, which ends on July 31, in his case, six new insurers had acquired a cloud product, including one in Canada, Gore Mutual. This, in fact, that its president of the adviser…

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The heritage of the Canadians down for the first time in ten years

by Writing September 20, 2019 09:30 Photo : Freepik After nearly a decade of accumulation, the net worth of canadian households the means decreased slightly in 2018, from 1.1 %, which is equivalent to 7 594 $, 678,792 by the end of the year. Although the value of the property national real estate has continued to rise, recording an increase of 1.6 %, or 6 336 $ $ during the year, these gains were offset by the significant decline in equity markets experienced at the end of 2018. The report…

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Brokerage : three former presidents of the RCCAQ refractory to the project of the Authority

by Andrea Lubeck 19 September 2019 13:30 Vincent Gaudreau, Jean Bilodeau and Patrick Bouchard Three former presidents of the Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d’assurance du Québec (RCCAQ) have expressed their opposition to the draft regulation on the brokerage in damage insurance, thefinancial markets Authority. It has been the subject of a consultation until 23 September. The regulations stating the provisions of the bill, 141 to enter into force on 13 December 2019. “The regulations proposed by the Authority has several shortcomings which may come to undermine the protection of…

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The obstacles to the use of telemedicine services

by Writing 19 September 2019 11:30 A study by theMontreal economic Institute (MEI) demonstrates that barriers to the use of telemedicine persist. Patrick Déry, a / senior analyst a senior partner at the montreal economic institute and author of the study entitled ” How to foster the deployment of telemedicine in Canada, by recalling that telemedicine improves access to care and reduces costs. According to the Institute, this would explain why only 1 % of the canadian population uses the services of telemedicine. In contrast, the study identifies that 4…

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Ten organizations will receive a “financial boost” for the ai

by Charles Mathieu September 19, 2019 09:30 iA Financial Group will give an amount of $ 300,000 divided among ten organizations from the sectors of education, health or social services providing ” some relief to those who need it “. The insurer offers in the framework of its assistance, philanthropic, pan-canadian, which has launched its 3rd edition on September 16. “Each year, the solidarity and mobilization that emerge from this contest gives us a great pride. I would like to thank all the organizations who look relentlessly for the well-being…

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A first half of mi-figue mi-raisin to Lloyd’s

by Frédérique De Simone 18 September 2019 13:30 The Lloyd’s recorded a profit of associate before income taxes of 2.3 billion pounds sterling during the first six months of 2019, compared to 0.6 billion pounds sterling for the period ending June 30, 2018. Its combined ratio, however, loses a bit of the braid in the course of the year, rising from 95.5 % in the first half of 2018 to 98.8% for the same period this year. For the first 6 months of 2019, gross premiums written grew by 1.8%…

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Canada has nothing to fear from the importation of its drugs in the United States

by Denis Méthot 18 September 2019 11:30 Photo : Freepik Without consulting Ottawa, on the 31st July last, the directors Trump has announced that it would put in place a system that will allow Americans to legally importing prescription drugs from Canada because of their very high prices in the United States. Donald Trump has made of the reduction in the cost of drugs one of its priorities for his re-election, and he supported a Florida law that would allow its residents to purchase prescription drugs from Canada. Not less…

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Dorian : insured damage recalculated, quebec municipalities indemnified

by Aurélia Morvan September 18, 2019 09:30 Satellite Image of hurricane Dorian | Photo: NASA Hurricane Dorian is expected to cost less than expected in terms of insured damages. While it provided for a bill of 25 to 40 billion us dollars (G$ US), the firm Risk Management Solutions (RMS), which models and analyzes the risks of disasters, is less alarmist. It is estimated that the insured losses should rather be between 4 and 8.5 G US$ to the Caribbean, the United States and Canada. Our country being the least…

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Martel&Martel is restructuring its activities

by Writing 17 September 2019 13:30 Richard Martel and Anne Martel, co-chairs of Martel & Martel Insurance business and collective The firm of Martel&Martel is restructuring its operations by selling its portfolio in the property and casualty insurance to Rise Insurance. The company is now focused on the insurance industry’s collective and adds the provision of expert advice in risk management. “We are pleased to announce that the customers we have served over all these years is between good hands, Essor Insurance is a firm that enjoys an excellent reputation…

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Property and casualty insurers have done better than expected in 2018

by Kate McCaffery 17 September 2019 11:30 Photo : Freepik The insurance will remain stable despite a decrease in the performance of canadian policyholders, considers the rating agency a.m. Best in its latest report Canada Insurance : Still profitable amid growing challenges. The solid capitalization and risk-adjusted, continuous refinement of underwriting capacity and distribution, operating performance, cost-effective, special attention to the risk management of the companies and the underwriting results that are balanced, in spite of the markets under pressure, in addition to weather conditions that accentuate this pressure, have…

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