International benefits roundup includes news from the EU, Spain

Evisor, Ibis
June 2011
Employee Benefit News;Jun2011, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p10
The article offers news briefs related to insurance regulations in the European Union (EU) and Spain. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules in March 2011 to abolish sex as determining factor of individual insurance benefits and premiums on EU insurance companies starting December 2012. A draft bill to reform social security pension system was approved by Spain's Council of Ministers to gradually raise retirement age from 65 to 67 and minimum contribution period to 38.5 years.


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