Legal Page - The end of gender-based pricing in insurance?

March 2011
Asia Insurance Review;Mar2011, p14
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the legal issues related to gender-based pricing in the insurance sector. It refers to the opinion of Advocate General (AG) Juliane Kokott at the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ), delivered in September 2010 in a preliminary reference from the Belgian courts. Kokott suggested that the derogation in the Equal Treatment Directive which allows the use gender-based statistics in assessing premiums and insurance contracts, should be declared unlawful.


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