Managing general agents navigate multiple challenges

Consolidation. Thinner margins. The technology lag. Lack of recruitment. The challenges are many for managing general ag…

LIFE INSURANCE | April 27 2020 03:00PM
Tax authorities harden their stance

Three years ago, the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec announced their intention to charge MGAs sales tax. The thr…

LIFE INSURANCE | April 21 2020 08:10AM
Brokerage growth strategies: P&C brokers set sights high

The property and casualty insurance distribution network is experiencing rapid consolidation. Insurance Portal spoke wit…

P&C | April 17 2020 10:20AM
AFL expands range of financing partners

When it comes to financing acquisitions of commercial lines P&C insurance firms, AFL Assurances is no longer working exc…

LIFE INSURANCE | February 21 2020 02:58PM
More consolidators needed to buy life firms

Drawing from his experience in P&C distribution insurance market, the CEO of a managing general agency says more consoli…

LIFE INSURANCE | February 21 2020 02:57PM
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Quebecer named treasurer of CAILBA

Yan Charbonneau, president of the Quebec financial planning firm Groupe AFL, has been appointed treasurer of the Canadia…

INVESTMENT | March 02 2016 08:26AM
Quebec life insurance distributors stand united in opposition to direct Internet sales

In a submission made on Sept. 30 as part of the consultation on the application of Quebec’s Act Respecting the Distribut…

HEALTH | November 03 2015 07:00AM