Now FATCA is also introduced in Sweden

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market FATCA is an American law which obligates financial institutions throughout the world to identify American account holders among their customers and report their assets and revenues to the American tax authorities. Financial institutions that do not comply with FATCA risk being forced to pay 30 per cent in tax […]

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  • August 19, 2014

Google is changing the insurance market forever

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market In 2011, Google bought an “aggregator” or the price comparison site BeatThatQuote for £ 37.7 million. The site won an award for best start-up in 2006 and was ranked as the UK’s  most rapidly growing website in 2007 in a report from Nielsen Online. Since then the market for […]

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  • April 23, 2014

Sweden and Norway in top – Global Age Watch Index Report

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market The Global AgeWatch Index is the first-ever overview of the wellbeing of older people around the world. As the number and proportion of older people increases at an unprecedented rate, this ground-breaking report illustrates how the world is adapting to this new reality by ranking more than 90 countries […]

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  • April 7, 2014

Increased digitalisation is affecting more and more and gives low inflation

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market When computers, tablets and smartphones are used to consume goods and services prices are also squeezed and thereby inflation. This means that both that consumers can more easily compare prices but also that there is the option to trade from both Swedish and foreign sites. Since Swedes are quick […]

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  • April 5, 2014

Disruptive Innovation Ahead

We think the digitalisation will hit the life industry as well. A hype or reality?  Bear in mind law Roy Asmara “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” 

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  • January 31, 2014

Are you following the development of the reporting under FATCA?

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market In the middle of February 2013, The Swedish Ministry of Finance sent a document to the US Treasury Department about how Sweden intends to report the requested control data under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the American regulatory framework that aims to combat tax evasion. Where an agreement is […]

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  • April 11, 2013

Who wins in the new ITP procurement?

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market The parties chose to make a further procurement, which means that the policyholder who chose a company which is no longer selectable must make an active choice to stay. Alecta will be the winner and will receive new premiums for the next five years. At best, customers who chose […]

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  • March 11, 2013

The Nordic market in 2011 – by company

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market Ever since we began following the competition-exposed Nordic market, premiums have continuously increased. From 219 MSEK 2003 to 382 MSEK 2011  the increase is almost 75 per cent. Endowment insurance accounts for a large part of the increase in Sweden. Nordnet and Avanza have together brought in MSEK 119,500 since endowment […]

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  • September 24, 2012