Ouragan Irma : informations pratiques

The Fédération Française de l'Assurance, working closely with the Comité des Assureurs Antilles-Guyane (CAAG), recalls that the period for claim notifications on Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy has been extended beyond the statutory period of ten days from the natural disaster declaration, namely until 15 October next. Any contrary information circulating in this regard is baseless.

Ouragan Irma : les assureurs poursuivent leur mobilisation

The representatives of the profession continue to rise to the challenge, in order to support their clients affected by Hurricane Irma.

Ouragan Irma / Hurricane Irma

The representatives of the profession are rising to the challenge, by supporting their clients who are victims of Hurricane Irma, and are at the disposal of the authorities in the affected areas. 

Life insurance market : Positive net inflows in July 2017

Net inflows for July 2017 were 2.1 billion euros.

From the beginning of the year 2017, insurance companies collected 78.1 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 82.4 billion Euros over the same period in 2016). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 21.4 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 27 % of premiums.

Company Pension Savings Plans: Sustained Growth that Holds for the First Quarter of 2017

At the end of the first quarter 2017, contributions to company pension savings plans (plans d’épargne retraite entreprises)¹ were up 4,8% at 607 million Euros, of which 22 million Euros were voluntary payments (-8,3%).

Financing of companies by insurers

With 10,000 billion euros of assets under management, insurers are among the leading institutional investors in Europe. The insurance industry is willing and able to finance Europe’s economic priorities such as transport, energy and climate change.

The floods of May-June 2016: the situation one year on

Over a period of 13 days in late May and early June 2016, France experienced its most serious flooding in recent decades, with more than 19 departments affected and a ministerial decree declaring a state of national disaster for more than 2,000 municipalities.
A total of 182,000 claims were submitted to insurers, with the cost exceeding €1.4 bn.

Save the date: 9th International Insurance Conference on 27 October 2017

The French Insurance Federation (FFA) Ninth International Insurance Conference will be held on Friday, 27 October 2017 from 9:00 to 17:00, on the theme "Insurance in a World of Disruption".

Cotizen, a simplified online payment service for companies

Agirc-Arrco, the Centre technique des institutions de prévoyance (CTIP), the French Insurance Federation (FFA) and the Mutualité Française are launching Cotizen, a new paperless social security contributions payment service for companies and third-party payers.