MiFID

MiFID pre-contractual information

Assurances Continentales SA (in short: ASCO), with registered office at 2000 Antwerpen, Entrepotkaai 5, RPR 0404.454.168, is an insurance company, registered as nr. 0333 by the National Bank of Belgium.
 
The National Bank of Belgium (in short: NBB) is the control authority, competent for prudential supervision on insurers. The NBB has its registered office at 1000 Brussel, de Berlaimontlaan 14.
The list of insurers, supervised by the NBB, can be consulted online at www.nbb.be.
 
ASCO offers, via underwriting agent BDM, insurance products in the following insurance segments:

  • Property & Casualty
  • Engineering
  • Marine
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2. Income protection insurance 1a. Accidents (excluding industrial injury or occupational diseases) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
4. Motor vehicle liability insurance 10a. Compulsory Motor vehicle liability X X                                                 X                
5. Other motor insurance 3. Land vehicles (other than railway rolling stock) X                                                   X                
6. Marine, aviation and transport insurance 4. Railway rolling stock X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
6. Ships (sea, lake and river and canal vessels) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
7. Goods in transit (including merchandise, baggage, and all other goods) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
10b. Carriers liability for motor vehicles X X                                                                  
11. Aircraft liability X                                                                    
12. Liability for ships (sea, lake and river and canal vessels) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
7. Fire and other damage to property insurance 8. Fire and natural forces X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
9. Other damage to property X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
16. Miscellaneous financial loss X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
8. General liability insurance 13. General liability X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
10. Legal expenses insurance 17. Legal expenses X                         X                     X   X                
 
 

Legal support claims are handled by a separate legal entity.

 
ASCO addresses itself as well to retail consumers as to professionals.
 
The general terms & conditions of the insurance products offered by ASCO can be consulted online at General Terms & Conditions.
 
ASCO has a policy on conflicts of interest, which can be consulted online at Policy on Conflicts of Interest

ASCO also has an inducements policy, which can be consulted online at Inducements Policy
 
You can communicate with us, in Dutch, French or English, by the following means:

  • in writing: our address is: Entrepotkaai 5, 2000 Antwerpen, België
  • by phone: our general phone number is +32 3 233 78 38
  • by fax: our general fax number is +32 3 225 24 34
  • by e-mail: our general e-mail address is info [at] ascocontinentale.be

Within ASCO´s business model, underwriting agencies play an important role. They are the links between ASCO and insurance brokers.

BDM is by far the most important partner. BDM is an independent underwriting agent (www.bdmantwerp.be) that underwrites for a number of renowned insurance companies.