Monday, April 6, 2020

What is advice under the FAIS Act?

Our Supreme Court of Appeal has given an important judgement about what constitutes financial advice by an intermediary accredited under the FAIS Act. Where...

Scarce skills addressed with SA’s first occupational qualification for insurance underwriters

The first group of formally recognised underwriters in South Africa officially graduates on the 9th October 2019. 21 candidates will graduate with an ‘Occupational...

Change in the re/insurance industry is accelerating

Scale, efficiency and risk knowledge become more important Swiss Re expects further rate increases for loss-affected and underperforming businesses and broadly stable rates in other...

Old Mutual pledges R50m towards comprehensive Covid-19 response

Old Mutual has pledged R50 million towards a comprehensive Covid-19 response, in partnership with government, business, labour and civil society. 

Thokozile Mahlangu nominated for Standard Bank Businesswomen of the year

We’ll be holding our breath on 15 August when Thokozile Mahlangu, short listed for the prestigious standard Bank businesswoman of the year award, will...