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Short-term Insurance – Latest trends

South African Short-term Insurance – what are the latest trends, drivers and challenges? A question that more than one research house asked and surveyed in the last few months. In today’s rapidly changing environment, identifying trends in your industry, market and customers can give you a competitive edge. Research findings and reports give you access […]

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Competition Commission data challenged

Legalbrief Today recently reported: The Competition Commission’s preliminary report into the private healthcare industry came under fire at the Hospital Association’s annual conference recently when a lawyer described the data as flawed. According to a Beeld report, Anthony Norton, of law firm Nortons Inc, said in his presentation the findings and recommendations of the commission […]

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Good standing

Board Notice 194 of 2017 which contains the latest Fit and Proper requirements introduced a new concept called “Good standing”. This does not refer to your ability to consume copious amounts of alcohol and still stay in tune when joining Elton John in the chorus of “I’m still standing.” Dr Des Leatt, a FAIS and […]

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Understanding Consequential Loss

In a world that seems to constantly produce new forms of risk, it is wise for the public to rely on insurance intermediaries to benefit from their knowledge, experience and expertise, coupled with a good working relationship with one or more insurers, to prevent unpleasant surprises at the time a claim arises. Even the most […]

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Employer Duties under POPIA – Part 1

By Claire Gaul / Joani van Vuuren of Webber Wentzel Much has been written about the statutory obligations that are to be imposed on financial service providers in respect of their clients in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA“). What may be less familiar are the obligations POPI will […]

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