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Wed, 13 Jan 2021 05:28:16 -0600

Insurance Gateway is thrilled to introduce our brand new electronic newspaper. The final product is available as both a mobile and desktop application. Our aim with the app was to develop an electronic newspaper that would dynamically reflect and complement our more extensive Insurance Gateway website.

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 03:47:28 -0600

Stepping into the market During the pandemic COVID-19 many industries along with the insurance sector experienced a time of uncertainty followed by a sudden change and growth in technological and digital space.

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 07:20:18 -0600

Official start of worldwide partnership with Olympic Paralympic Movements Allianz expands local initiatives to engage and bring together athletes, teams, volunteers and fans in more than 200 countries Backs Olympic Paralympic Movements with products services Munich, January 11, 2021 Allianz officially began its eight-year worldwide partnership with the Olympic Paralympic Movements on January 1, building on a collaboration with the Paralympic Movement since 2006.

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 19:47:53 -0600

Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure The new year is in full swing already, but for those who enjoyed a festive break, holding on to that holiday feeling might be quite tempting.

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 03:19:11 -0600

C2 Technologies Group selects The Data Company to deliver an IFRS 16 lease management solution. The Data Company is delighted to announced that it is working with C2 Technologies Group (C2 Group), a global technology and software company, to develop a lease tracking solution to help them and their customers with IFRS 16 lease management and reporting using the FINIUM platform.

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 06:17:38 -0600

AGCS report identifies mega risk trends for directors and officers in 2021 Covid-19 pandemic and its economic fallout increase exposures for them to be held accountable for poor performance or management decisions Nervousness in an already strained D O insurance market about current risk environment compounded by known unknowns such as climate change, cyber and ESG challenges Publicly-listed companies generally higher exposed, but litigation risk for private companies and their management increasing in the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 05:54:38 -0600

Staying at home or not travelling as much as you used to, does not mean that you wont be a victim of crime. According to an annual report released by Stats SA, at the end of March this year 469 224 property-related crimes were reported, while 18 162 carjacking cases and 59 883 shoplifting cases were reported.

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 21:02:09 -0600

Study shows global shift in attitudes of leading organisations toward long-tail risks and the impacts on how society will continue to work, travel and convene. More than 130 organisations across multiple industries and four continents in ten cities participated in coalition meetings, sharing best practices and outlining new priorities to accelerate economic recovery.

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 20:44:58 -0600

Jeremy Sharpe joins from AIG to lead AGCSs Global Distribution function Patrick Thiels moves to lead AGCS expanded Mediterranean Africa Region Corinne Cipire joins Board of Management of Allianz France.

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 20:31:05 -0600

Report highlights impact of Covid-19 on household finances Towards the end of November 2020, the Momentum/Unisa Household Finance Insight Report for 2020 was released. A specific analysis was done to estimate the impact of Covid-19 and the lockdown on household finances to, among others, determine the magnitude of the effects and identify the households who were hardest hit and those who managed to weather the storm better.

   

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