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Losing a foothold?

It is to be regarded as highly unfortunate that the Engineering Insurance Sector in South Africa lost its prominence, its important foothold and beneficial role within the greater insurance industry. Why unfortunate? Because of great…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…