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The most innovative, streamlined way of doing business and personal insurance

Published: Fri, 23 Jun 17

In the same way that Uber and Airbnb have revolutionised their respective industries, so has Infiniti Online transformed insurance. We are a company born out of innovation, always prepared to take calculated risks in the interests of offering inventive ways of doing insurance. Our product was successfully launched ...
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Three steps to choosing the right insurance adviser

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 17

With the recent hard-hitting winter weather, along with fires in the Western Cape, and cold temperatures creeping in around the country as winter fully sets in, having adequate insurance cover is essential. Insuring your assets such as your car and property via an insurance adviser can really go a long way in helping ...
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CAMARGUE CYBER ATTACK PLUS (“CCAP”) CYBER RISK SOLUTION

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 17

      By Camargue Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd           The incredible pace of growth in the global technology space has produced a society which has become completely dependent on technology. This has led to the greatest connectivity ...
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Turkish economy surges in Q1 2017, driven by Exports

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 17

By Coface, the international trade credit insurance company                                         Chart: Breakdown of Turkish GDP components (%)   Turkey’s ...
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Whatsapp Group Admins could be held liable for members’ posts

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 17

Messaging platform, Whatsapp has recently come under the spotlight in India (where there are well over 200m users of the application. The most recent incident saw the administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of the country was shared on a WhatsApp group created by ...
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5 biggest lessons you can learn from a 5 year old

Published: Wed, 21 Jun 17

Disruptive insurer King Price turned 5 this month… Which detractors didn’t see coming! Founder and CEO, Gideon Galloway says: ‘Some people said that our decreasing premium model wasn’t sustainable and we’d never make it. Other people say that the first 5 years are the ‘survival ...
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Some useful tips to avoid a hi-jack situation

Published: Wed, 21 Jun 17

By The Insurance Crime Bureau www. saicb. co. za Sometimes it is worth taking the time to remind ourselves to be vigilant & aware of our surroundings… Use a GPS to avoid getting lost and becoming an easy target. Limit distractions, such as checking or talking on your cell phone when walking to ...
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Pressure of unemployment on youth may tempt fraud

Published: Tue, 20 Jun 17

With unemployment at its highest level, the youth are anxious, agitated and searching for creative ways to earn a living. “In this environment, you cannot write off the temptation that confronts young people to commit fraud, when doors slam shut in their faces or do not even open in the first place,” says ...
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Insurance considerations when renovating your home

Published: Mon, 19 Jun 17

Renovating a home is a big investment, both financially and emotionally. While renovations can be an exciting process it is important that homeowners do not forget about the potential insurance aspect of home renovations, and speak to their broker prior to any construction work to ensure that their policy will cover ...
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Hatchbacks the most popular style of car for South African youth

Published: Mon, 19 Jun 17

The average claim for youth drivers aged 18-25 in the 2017 financial year was R40 976, up from R36 055 in 2016. These are some of the statistics from Alexander Forbes Insurance Company Limited, which reveal that 70% of the drivers in this age category are driving hatchbacks and 30% of these are Volkswagens ...
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How to use social media and the consequences if you step out of line

Published: Mon, 19 Jun 17

By Sinal Govender (SA) and Lovanya Moodley Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. In South Africa, employees are under the mistaken belief that what they do in their time away from the office, specifically on social media, is private and beyond the reach of their employer’s control. They fail to consider that ...
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South African court extinguishes the foreseeability factor in considering wrongfulness

Published: Fri, 16 Jun 17

By Warren Hiepner - Consultant, Ina Iyer - Senior Associate and Kristen Wagner - Candidate Attorney Clyde & Co, www. clydeco. com A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa will be of particular interest to liability insurers who insure spread of fire risks. The SCA confirmed that ...
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Insurance Association sympathises with those affected by storms and fires

Published: Fri, 16 Jun 17

The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) sympathises with all who have lost loved ones or property as a result of the fires and storms over the past week. The emotional and physical damage of a destructive event like this is a traumatic ordeal which not only affects the lives of many, but also scores of animals ...
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Private social media posts can get you kicked out of university and worse

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 17

By Sinal Govender (SA) Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. Each year Harvard University, one of the world’s most prestigious universities, receives over 30,000 applications from prospective students for about 2,000 places in its first-year class. Recently, ten of those successful applicants, due to graduate ...
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Several Countries Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar: Duration is Key to Assess Economic Impacts

Published: Wed, 14 Jun 17

By Coface, the international trade credit insurance company   Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain announced on June 5 they are breaking diplomatic ties with Qatar over accusations it supports extremism and Iran. These countries said all air and sea travel to and from ...
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Medical emergencies when flying – what help is available?

Published: Wed, 14 Jun 17

A prominent international airline recently announced that it had to divert 60 flights in order to treat passengers who needed immediate medical care in 2016 alone. On-board medical emergencies have become so frequent that the International Air Transport Association (IATA), to which all major airlines belong, has initiated ...
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Swiss Re's 2017 SONAR report examines top emerging risks the re/insurance industry and society are facing

Published: Wed, 14 Jun 17

Swiss Re's latest SONAR report features 20 new emerging risk themes and six emerging trend spotlights the re/insurance industry should have on its radar Reduced market access, regulatory fragmentation, the return of inflation, and cloud risk accumulation pose the largest challenges with the highest downside ...
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Shipping losses continue to decline but “perfect storm” of regulation, cost-savings and cyber security looms, says Allianz

Published: Tue, 13 Jun 17

Allianz Safety & Shipping Review 2017: 85 large ships lost worldwide in 2016, down 50% over a decade. South China and Southeast Asian waters top loss location. East Mediterranean replaces British Isles as top incident hotspot. Crew negligence, inadequate vessel maintenance and cyber increasing areas of concern, ...
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Enterprise Risk Management as a Tool to Attract Investors to Your Business

Published: Tue, 13 Jun 17

Investors are navigating an economic climate where global communication is perpetuated on a plethora of social media platforms, where consumers have the final say and a brand name can be tarnished in a matter of minutes thanks to the power of citizen journalism and digital media. Amidst the turbulent tides, investors ...
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Election not to repudiate a contract may be changed for persistent default

Published: Tue, 13 Jun 17

      Patrick Bracher, Director Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc.   Where one party repudiates a contract, the innocent party who elects to enforce performance can change that election and cancel the contract if the defaulting party persists in the breach ...
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