XL Catlin's François-Xavier d’Huart on opportunities for multinational insurers in France

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The French are preparing to head to the polls on Sunday for the first round of presidential elections. With the rise of nationalism dominating the political agenda in many countries, commentators are bandying about phrases such as “Frexit” and “return to the French Franc”. Some even say that foreign investors may withdraw from France if they are not happy with the election result. But while there may be an element of risk associated with a “Frexit” scenario, I don’t believe that political in