Fast-changing Arctic and North Atlantic conditions bring route risks
Climate change is impacting ice hazards for shipping, freeing up new trade routes in some areas, while increasing the risk of ice in others. More information on the Safety and Shipping Review 2018. There was another milestone for Arctic shipping in early 2018 when a specially-designed LNG tanker became the first commercial ship to travel the Northern Sea Route in winter and without the assistance of an ice breaker.
SAcsi - Treating Customers Fairly increases Customer Satisfaction
The SAcsi benchmark once again revealed that short-term insurers biggest challenges and complaints were related to their pricing, response times and claims processes. Short-term insurers were also measured against the Treating Customer Fairly (TCF) outcomes.
The practice of “Defensive Medicine” grows alongside the rise of medical malpractice claims
Aneesa Bodiat, Head of Legal
Natmed Medical Defence (Pty) Ltd
The number of medical malpractice claims in South Africa is rising at an alarming rate, and along with this trend is the potential increase in the practice of defensive medicine.
Climate change is everyone’s business
Environmental Affairs Minister, Dr Edna Molewa, has invited South Africans from all walks of life to join global efforts to combat climate change. Molewa made the call at the opening of the South African National Talanoa Dialogue in Midrand on Thursday.
Leaking of attorneys admission examinations papers
By Ettienne Barnard LSSA Co-Chairperson and Ashwin Trikamjee - Convener LSSA Examinations Committee
The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the Examination committee, today decided that based on the leaks of the attorneys admission examinations, all four (4) papers should be rewritten in October 2018, with the exact dates to rewrite the examinations to be confirmed.
Damage arising from marijuana operations not covered by policy (US)
Sandra Sithole, Director
Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. A US appeals court in August 2018 found that an insurer does not have to indemnify its insured for damage to a warehouse by tenants who converted it into a marijuana growing operation, finding that an exclusion in the policy for losses resulting from criminal acts precluded cover.
Suffer a data breach and lose up to one third of your customers
Anton Jacobsz, managing director
Networks Unlimited Africa
JOHANNESBURG: Astonishing findings from RSAs recent survey in the UK showed that 28 percent of customers have elected to boycott companies that have been shown to mishandle personal data.
Your complete guide to the South African non-life insurance sector
Johannesburg: Everything you need to know about non-life insurance in South Africa, a 420 page overview of the South African non-life (short-term) insurance industry was launched at the Insurance Conference 2018 held at Sun City from 29-31 July 2018.
MUA appoints new head of branding and marketing
Michelle Ashen-Abrahams, head of brand and marketing
MUA Insurance Acceptances (Pty) Ltd
Leading high net worth underwriter, MUA Insurance Acceptances (Pty) Ltd has named Michelle Ashen-Abrahams its new head of brand and marketing which coincides with its thirtieth birthday celebrations.
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