Banking and finance news
ING to close its last retail customer accounts Following its decision to withdraw from the French market, ING will soon be definitively closing the last accounts of its retail customers.
Excessive insurance fees: ACPR warns professionals The Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution has called on insurers to be more transparent about the fees they charge.
Financial authorities denounce life insurance greenwashing The joint unit of the AMF and ACPR has denounced the practice of greenwashing in the life insurance sector, and would like to see it better regulated.
Life insurance and PER management fees to be clearer from June 1 From June 1, 2022, bankers and insurers will have to make it easier to compare pension savings plans (PER) and life insurance policies.
Life insurance and PER: soon an online tool to summarize fees From June 1, an online tool will summarize life insurance and retirement savings plan fees in a single, standardized table.
Savings: more than 1,200 fraudulent sites identified in 2021 The Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution has added a record number of fraudulent sites to its blacklist for 2021. Read more.
Ensuring that a bank or insurance intermediary is authorized Before taking out a loan, insurance contract or financial product, you need to check that the intermediary offering it is authorized to operate.
Covid and surplus savings: the 5 favorite investments of the French The French have accumulated considerable surplus savings since the start of the health crisis. Which investments have been their favorites?
Savings: what are the most profitable investments? Despite rising inflation, some investments can still make a good profit, provided you accept a higher level of risk.
Covid-19: what impact on the life insurance market? Life insurance broke all records in 2021, achieving total inflows of almost 100 billion euros in the first eight months of the year.
Are you the beneficiary of a life insurance policy? The subscriber of a life insurance policy can choose one or more beneficiaries who will receive the accumulated capital on the death of the insured.