Unisex Insurance and proposed gender equality from 21st December 2012 – what does it all mean?

From December 21st 2012,  it will no longer be permitted to offer differing premiums and/or benefits to policy holders based on gender. The proposed changes arose as a result of a decision of the European Court of Justice of the European Union in the Test-Achats case (Case C-236/09 Association Belge des Consommateurs Test-Achats ASBL, 1 March 2011) [...]