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noun adjuration, affirmation, assur edness, attestation, averment, avow, avowal, avowance, commitment, confidence, confidentness, confirmatio, covenant, declaration, ear nest declaration, engagement, fiducia, guaranty, oath, obligation, pact, paction, pledge, pr omise, r eassurance, security, solemn assertion, solemn pr omise, sur ety, voucher, vow, warranty
Associated concepts: assurance of title, covenant of future assurances
See also: acceptance, accommodation, affirmance, approval, avouchment, backing, bail, belief, binder, bond, certainty, certification, certitude, commitment, confidence, confirmation, consent, contract, conviction, corroboration, coverage, credence, declaration, expectation, faith, guaranty, insurance, license, mainstay, outlook, pact, persuasion, pledge, principle, profession, promise, proof, prospect, recognizance, recommendation, reference, reliance, responsibility, safeguard, safety, security, surety, trust, undertaking, vow, warrant, warranty

ASSURANCE, com. law. Insurance. (q.v.)

ASSURANCE, conveyancing. This is called a common assurance. But the term assurances includes, in an enlarged sense, all instruments which dispose of property, whether they be the grants of private persons, or not; such are fines and recoveries, and private acts of the legislature. Eunom. Dial. 2, s. 5.

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Allianz Via Assurances is the principal French nonlife insurer in the Allianz group of companies.
Resolution of these CreditWatch actions will follow a successful bid either by Generali or Allianz and an assessment of the financial strength of Allianz Via Assurances and AGF under the new corporate structure, Standard & Poor's said.
strengthened partnership in protection/personal risk products, a strategic priority for CNP Assurances, through the following partnerships :
in group term creditor insurance distributed in the Caisses d'Epargne, Banques Populaires and Credit Foncier branch networks, by way of a co-insurance agreement underwritten by CNP Assurances for 66% and by Natixis Assurances for 34% ;
In 2001, federal regulations began requiring operators to provide financial assurances before they began exploration or mining operations.
Its primary purpose is to have attendees learn from practitioners who have hands-on experience providing assurances services.
The financial strength ratings have been downgraded to A (Excellent) from A+ (Superior) for AXA Assurances Inc.
Further to the agreement between the federation of mutual insurance companies, FNMF, and CNP Assurances, Matmut and CNP Assurances have agreed to establish a long-term partnership of equals designed to enable Matmut to meet the needs of its clients in the area of personal risk insurance.
June 25, 2002--Standard & Poor's said today that it has revised to positive from stable its outlook on French non-life insurer Abeille assurances, reflecting the likelihood of an upgrade by the end of this year when the company is expected to change its current name and brand to "AVIVA", the new global designation of its U.
ICANN proposed, drafted, and signed a side letter to the April 7, 2000 assurances, which essentially overrides assurances 4 and 5.
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standard & Poor's CreditWire 6/24/98 --Standard & Poor's today raised its counterparty and financial strength ratings of Allianz Assurances to double-'A'-minus from triple-'B' and removes them from CreditWatch where they were placed Nov.