Short-term

Point of sale fills important gap

Distribution costs have a huge impact on the price of insurance products to the consumer impacting on the viability on certain products. Hence, many insurers turned to more innovative ways (multi-product, multi-channel distribution models or…
Short-term

Brokers’ duties

The Canadian Court in Beck v Johnston, Meier Insurance Agencies Limited, 2011 BCCA 250(CANLII), dealt with a rather bizarre set of facts. Ms Beck separated from her husband, and, although in the process of divorcing…
Short-term

Specialist insurance can make a big difference

The recent ruling by the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance in favor of an insurer, described in their annual newsletter as follows, reflects the need for owners of art and collectibles to buy specialist cover. As…
CompaniesShort-term

Camargue celebrates new look, new premises …

Camargue celebrates new look, new premises …and ten years of successful partnerships! On 8 September, under an Arabian tent, and surrounded by joyful friends, Camargue Underwriting Managers toasted its decade of success, showed off its…
GovernanceShort-term

Insurance law versus equity

The need to promote confidence in the financial services sector and to develop a positive image of the insurance industry has never been greater. Doing so requires a delicate balance between strict application of the…
Short-term

Short-term insurance - A changing ball game

South African non-life insurers are emerging from the financial crisis with renewed confidence about their growth prospects. PwC’s fourteenth Annual Global CEO Survey, which included 57 global insurance CEOs in the 1, 201 business leaders…