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Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award: IDEMIA Awarded as the Company of the Year in the Global Biometric Authentication Solutions Market

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is delighted to announce that it received Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Global Biometric Authentication Solutions Company of the Year award. As such, Frost & Sullivan recognizes IDEMIA’s best-in-class and future-facing technology, customer-centric support, game-changing industry innovations and superior overall performance.

Total, Pavilion Energy agreement advances LNG bunkering prospects in Singapore

Total and Pavilion Energy, through their subsidiaries Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions and Pavilion Gas, have signed Heads of Agreement (HoA) to jointly develop a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker supply chain in the port of Singapore. The agreement covers the shared long-term time charter of a new generation LNG bunker vessel (LNGBV) to be commissioned by Pavilion Gas by 2020. It also includes an LNG supply arrangement between the two companies enabling Total to deliver LNG bunker to its customers.

French Social taxes: The Big Bad Wolf

Once upon a time was a President who promised that personal taxation in France would become a lot more welcoming to foreign investors. Looking back over the past year, let’s numbers speak for themselves : if we consider an individual whose assets are equally divided between real estate and investment securities, the newly introduced 30% flat tax on investment income (12,8% for non-resident investors) and the limitation of the scope of wealth taxation to real estate assets has cut down global tax liability by a good 50%.

Free From Legacy Baggage, Asian Insurtech Firms Are Reimagining The Insurance Industry

Insurance is one of the oldest modern industries. Most policies sold today are still based on concepts of coverage and pricing invented centuries ago, by early insurance companies in England and continental Europe. Now the industry is being re-invented—and much of the action can be found among new insurtech companies in China and Southeast Asia. Read more on Smart Health.