After the new banks, investors are excited about the “assurtech”

Jean-Charles Samuelian and Charles Gorintin, founders of digital health insurer Alan, which raised 185 million euros in April. VINCIANE LEBRUN After payment solutions, crowdfunding companies, neobanks, start-ups in the insurance world are arousing the interest of investors. The latter are betting more and more on the French market. In April, the digital health insurer Alan … Read more

Banks and insurers spend billions of euros to boost their shares on the stock market

Axa headquarters, in Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine), 2018. JOEL SAGET / AFP On October 29, when BNP Paribas has just published excellent quarterly results, analysts from JPMorgan specify in a note that the French bank “Surprised with an unexpected share buyback of 900 million euros”. This operation consists for a company in buying back its own securities … Read more

Portuguese unicorn responds to Trevor Noah: “There is technology created in Portugal that protects 4 of the 5 largest banks in North America” ​​- Technology

Humorist Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show”, spoke about Portugal in a segment of the program and addressed the recent amendment to the Labor Code, in which the new rules of the so-called “right to disconnect”, approved by MPs earlier this month , realize that the “employer has the duty to refrain from contacting … Read more

a 140 billion tax break, French banks in the sights

By Maxime Vaudano, Jérémie Baruch and Anne Michel Posted today at 6:00 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationIn France alone, dividend fraud has cost more than 30 billion euros in twenty years. After years of inaction, the tax authorities and the courts are seizing the problem. This is the story of an exceptional robbery. So … Read more

freewheeling on the banks of the Loire

By Clément Guillou and Antonin Lainé Posted today at 5:00 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers Fragments of FranceOn the most popular cycle touring route in France, young people talk about the apocalypse while pedaling and swear not to take the plane anymore, while retirees discover new horizons. A 18 h 55, five minutes before closing, Augustin Vautier … Read more

Climate change, a major risk for banks

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB), in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), July 4, 2021. MICHAEL PROBST / AP It is no longer just climate activists who are sounding the alarm. Financial authorities are now urging banks to review their lending policies, taking global warming more into account. The European Central Bank (ECB), the … Read more

Around the world, central banks are starting to tighten monetary policy

The President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, in Frankfurt (Germany), September 9. KAI PFAFFENBACH / REUTERS The tide of monetary policy is, it seems, turning in the Western world. After having largely supported the economies in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, by lowering rates to zero – even to negative levels … Read more

Discounting IVAucher balance? Here are the banks that have already joined the program

Athe period in which taxpayers can start deducting the IVAucher balance is approaching. From Friday, October 1st, the VAT benefit accumulated in the balance can be deducted on purchases in the sectors of catering, accommodation and culture. For this effect, there are 16 banks that have already joined the program. The list of participating banks, … Read more

So Are The New Will, Carlton And The Rest Of The Banks In The Dramatic ‘remake’ Of ‘The Prince Of Bel-Air’

‘Bel-Air’ will be set in our day and maintains its premise, but will change the tone to pay more attention to conflicts, emotions and prejudices. We introduce you to the new Banks family. If just a couple of weeks ago we had the opportunity to discover once and for all who would be in charge … Read more

European banks still active in tax havens

Activists from the NGO Oxfam play a scenario denouncing tax havens, in Brussels, on December 5, 2017 (AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND) Despite several scandals over the taxation of multinationals, European banks have not reduced their presence in tax havens in recent years, according to a study published on Monday. But they defend themselves by claiming … Read more