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Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:59:09 -0500

Certain insurance classes will take a hit while others will have time to recover, consumer behaviour will radically change the rules of engagement for insurers and brokers, and accelerate digital transformation Nothing will be the same in the world post-Covid 19.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:57:29 -0500

Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS) Africa has announced three appointments in its Property line of business. Effective July 1 2020, Ronald Dodo-Tabaziva will be joining AGCS Africa as a Lead Property Underwriter.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:55:39 -0500

While the focus so far has been mainly on China, Europe and the United States, the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be even more severe for emerging economies, says International credit insurer, Coface.

Fri, 29 May 2020 05:03:09 -0500

Increasing disruption and economic pressures caused by the pandemic also has serious risk management implications for the maritime community and insurers alike. Covid-19 pandemic makes it difficult to relieve crews, resulting in growing seafarer fatigue, which is a main cause of human error on board.

Thu, 28 May 2020 05:09:18 -0500

Genasys Technologies UK has been appointed by ethical MGA, Arma Karma, as its software partner. Arma Karma, launching this summer, offers renters a more flexible way of only protecting the things that matter to them on a subscription basis akin to Netflix.

Thu, 21 May 2020 19:57:41 -0500

Even as countries hobble out of lockdown, coronavirus retains its firm grip on the planet. Dozens of vaccines against Covid-19 are being explored and tested. Can new methods accelerate the development of a solution for the pandemic? The year was 1796.

Thu, 21 May 2020 05:47:17 -0500

Even as countries hobble out of lockdown, coronavirus retains its firm grip on the planet. Dozens of vaccines against Covid-19 are being explored and tested. Can new methods accelerate the development of a solution for the pandemic? The year was 1796.

Tue, 19 May 2020 05:11:37 -0500

Group-wide Cyber Center of Competence is embedded into Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS) with a reporting line to AGCS Chief Underwriting Officer Corporate Thomas Sepp Catharina Richter joins from Allianz SE where she is currently Head of Digital Regulation AGCSs global cyber insurance team will work closely with Cyber Center of Competence to further evolve cyber risk underwriting and governance Johannesburg/London/Munich/New York/Paris/Sao Paulo/Singapore May 19, 2020.

Fri, 15 May 2020 05:19:36 -0500

Johannesburg - The COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown has created unprecedented socio-economic challenges in the lives of South Africans. The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) supports the actions taken by the State President, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, and the South African government, to limit the spread of the virus.

Tue, 12 May 2020 05:21:47 -0500

With many people working remotely because of the coronavirus outbreak, the number of cyber incidents is increasing as hackers, scammers and spammers look to exploit vulnerabilities in an attempt to steal valuable information.

   

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