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Insurance Mediation in France

Consumer Mediation in the insurance sector has a legislative basis in Article L 112-2 of the Insurance Code which, following Ordinance 2015-1033, requires explicitly insurers to specify in information documents made available to policy-holders the conditions in accordance with which complaints shall be processed and to offer mediation compliant with the Consumer Code (without prejudice to the right of the consumer to instigate judicial proceedings). Previously, since a 1994 Law, Article L 112-2 ... [Read All]

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Post Date: 30-05-2016 - Article Date: 30-05-2016
Consumer Mediation in the insurance sector has a legislative basis in Article L 112-2 of the Insurance Code which, following Ordinance 2015-1033, requires explicitly insurers to specify in information documents made available to policy-holders the conditions in accordance with which complaints shall... [Read All] - Comments (0)