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Julie Poissier
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E-mail : j.poissier@ffa-assurance.fr

14/12/2020

A further step has been taken in the implementation of the ‘Insurers - Caisse des Dépôts Sustainable Recovery France’ investment programme with the closing of the Healthcare component, a major part of this €2.2 billion programme. The last tranche, totalling €780 million financed by 19 insurers and 3 institutional investors, aims to strengthen health sovereignty in France by investing in healthcare research, infrastructure, logistics and services.

16/11/2020

The French Insurance Federation and four trade unions - CFDT, CFE-CGC, UNSA and CFTC - have just signed a new agreement on the Forward Employment and Skills Management (FESM) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) within insurance companies.

13/11/2020

Since the commitments made by the federations of landlords on 17 April and the establishment of a charter of best practices for the negotiation of Q2 2020 rent waivers or postponements, the members of the federations of landlords, the insurers and CDC Habitat have started implementing rent postponements and waivers for periods when shops are closed as part of discussions with their tenants. Some of these discussions are still ongoing and must continue.

03/11/2020

The French Insurance Federation announces the appointment of Franck Le Vallois as Managing Director.

Chaired by Florence Lustman, the FFA brings together insurance and reinsurance companies operating in France. Franck Le Vallois’ mission will be to lead all the transformations that will contribute to supporting the changes occurring within the insurance sector.

30/10/2020

As the country prepares for its second period of lockdown, the French Insurance Federation expresses its full solidarity with the French people and the entire community of policyholders.
Update : 4 november 2020

29/10/2020

Unveiled on the occasion of Climate Finance Day, the Sustainable Finance Observatory is a world premiere. It seeks to enhance transparency, monitoring and evaluation of the financial sector’s gradual transformation.

20/10/2020

Following the deadly and devastating floods that plunged the Alpes-Maritimes department into mourning, insurers and CCR made a first estimate of claims in terms of number and cost.

A total of 14,000 claims are expected to be filed for a cost of insured losses that is expected to reach €210 million. Insurers and CCR are committed to handling these claims as quickly as possible.

19/10/2020

The investment programme Assureurs – Caisse des Dépôts Relance Durable France, the initial amount of which was EUR 1.5 billion, is finally going to reach EUR 2.2 billion, with nearly EUR 2 billion coming from insurers.

14/10/2020

A further step is taken in the development of the investment programme “Insurers - Caisse des Dépôts Sustainable Stimulus France”, with the selection of the manager Montefiore Investment to invest and manage the Nov Tourisme - unlisted shares Sustainable Stimulus France fund.

04/10/2020

The insurers join in the emotion of the French people regarding the human and material consequences of the floods in the Alpes-Maritimes and offer their condolences to the families of the victims.

10/09/2020

The planet is now facing a health crisis for which the length and repercussions are still difficult to assess. We insurers, are aware of the distress of entrepreneurs whose activity stopped overnight, with a brutality that obviously cannot leave anyone insensitive. It is therefore essential to quickly draw the first lessons from this crisis and to build together a mechanism that will make it possible to better protect companies in the future.

04/09/2020

France’s Health Minister and Minister for Public Accounts have informed the FFA, the FNMF and the CTIP of their intention to tax complementary insurance companies known as “Organismes Complémentaires d’Assurance Maladie” (OCAMs) to the tune of EUR 1 billion in 2020 and EUR 500 million in 2021 for lower healthcare expenses incurred by the French during lockdown.

02/07/2020

Paris, 2 July 2020 - One year ago, the primary professional bodies and associations representative of the Paris Financial Centre (ASF-French Association of Financial Companies , AFG–French Asset Management Association, FBF-French Banking Federation, FFA-French Insurance Federation, France Invest- French association of private equity actors, Paris EUROPLACE and Finance for Tomorrow) announced new commitments to combat climate change and to further the goal of a net zero-emissions economy by 2050. Today, they have seized this occasion to review the actions taken thus far and those yet to come.

01/07/2020

As major players involved in financing the economy and as long-term investors, French insurers have made a commitment to the public authorities to support the country’s economy affected by the health crisis and have decided to set up a €1.5 billion investment programme with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations. It will consist of three tranches and will be mainly invested in equities.

12/06/2020

Exceptional because of its scale, the Covid-19 has highlighted the limits of the private insurance system, which is unable to respond to a systemic crisis without a specific system.
In order to learn lessons and find the resources to effectively support businesses faced with such events in the future, the FFA, at the end of April and in cooperation with the French Ministry of the Economy and Finance, set up a workgroup to sketch ideas for a future scheme.
As committed earlier to the government, the FFA today presented the conclusions of its work on a new system for protecting businesses against the economic consequences of a major event like Covid-19.

15/04/2020

In order to give their insurance customers maximum support to deal with the consequences of the health crisis, insurers have taken a series of non-contractual measures totalling 1.75 billion euros, in solidarity with the populations and businesses most at risk.

23/03/2020

Following the emergency measures announced last week, and those put in place by its members on an individual basis, this morning the FFA presented new solidarity measures to Mr Bruno Le Maire, Minister for the Economy and Finance.

13/12/2019

Insurers have already received more than 42,000 claims following the floods that struck the South-East on 22-24 November and 1 and 2 December this year. This figure could rise to 57,000 claims for the two events, with a total cost of insured damage estimated at 390 million Euros.

04/12/2019

The French Insurance Federation (FFA) and four trade unions – CFDT, CFE-CGC, CFTC and UNSA – have signed an innovative agreement on the recognition and development of trade union career paths in the insurance sector, with the aim of ensuring the conditions exist for the sustainable development of the presence and activities of trade unions within the industry.

02/12/2019

Insurers have so far recorded almost 20,000 claims following the floods that hit the Alpes-Maritimes and Var departments between 22 and 24 November. The total cost of the insured damage is estimated at 285 million Euros for this period alone.