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Tue, 17 May 2022 10:09:08 -0500

As ESG concerns continue to evolve at a rapid pace, Diego Assef and Glen Mangold highlight some environmental-related risk challenges in planning, process and coordination for construction and design professionals.

Mon, 16 May 2022 08:19:14 -0500

The Professional Roof Repair and Waterproofing Association (PRAWA) has issued a call for insurers, contractors and other construction industry stakeholders to commit to using only certified waterproofing and roof repair firms.

Thu, 12 May 2022 11:22:20 -0500

Group on track to meet full-year targets 1Q 2022: Total revenues rise 6. 2 percent to 44. 0 billion euros Operating profit remains strong at 3. 2 billion euros. Slight decline of 2. 9 percent reflects impact of higher claims from natural catastrophes Net income attributable to shareholders 0.

Thu, 12 May 2022 06:24:39 -0500

The Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI)supports The Department of Basic Educations Second Chance Matric Programme which commenced this week in 5 236 exam centres nationwide. Louis van Huyssteen, RMI National Training Director says of the 290 680 young people who will rewrite their National Senior Certificate (NSC) and the extended Senior Certificate (SC) exams, many will be given a second chance to meet the requirements of the NSC or SC and obtain a Grade 12 matric certificate.

Wed, 11 May 2022 11:23:21 -0500

Mike Martin joins Allianz Global Corporate Specialty from AIG where he currently is Chief Underwriting Officer - US Retail Property As a major line of business, Property contributed about 11 percent to AGCSs global premium volume in 2021 Srdjan Todorovic promoted to lead AGCSs specialist Political Violence Hostile Environment Solutions unit Johannesburg/London/Munich/New York/Paris/Sao Paulo/Singapore, 11 May 2022 Starting on May 16, 2022, Mike Martin will be appointed Global Head of Property at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS), reporting to Chief Underwriting Officer Corporate Shanil Williams.

Wed, 11 May 2022 11:15:27 -0500

As technology changes and advances so does the game of money launderers. The role of emerging technology in financial crimes have the potential to make anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing measures (CFT) faster, cheaper and more effective.

Tue, 10 May 2022 02:14:15 -0500

Leading insurer, MiWay has appointed Morn Stoltz to its Executive Committee (Exco) as Executive Head: Sales and Distribution. The appointment is effective 1 May 2022. In his new position, Morn will be responsible for all MiWays sales and Distribution channels.

Fri, 06 May 2022 03:30:09 -0500

Following the floods disaster that took place in the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal during the Easter weekend, most residential houses or properties impacted are yet to be restored as insurers continue to work meticulously to ensure that policyholders get the attention they deserve during this challenging period.

Fri, 06 May 2022 03:28:55 -0500

Santam, South Africas largest non-life insurer has increased its stake in Indwe Broker Holdings by acquiring the shareholding from African Rainbow Capital and Sanlam. This transaction makes Indwe a wholly owned subsidiary of Santam and includes Indwe Risk Services, the personal and commercial arm of Indwe as well as Indwe BlueStar, the financial services arm of Indwe.

Fri, 06 May 2022 03:27:23 -0500

Safety Shipping Review 2022: 54 large ships lost worldwide last year. Total losses down 57% over past decade. South China, Indochina, Indonesia, and the Philippines top loss location. The Arabian Gulf saw a significant increase in loss activity to rank second.

   
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