Author: Liz Booth

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UK judgment on BI set to cause global ramifications

UK judgment on BI set to cause global ramifications

Insurers and courts across the world, including those in South Africa in particular, have been watching for the UK court ruling on business interrupti [...]
VIDEO: Insurers reacting fast as Covid-19 hits insurance sales hard

VIDEO: Insurers reacting fast as Covid-19 hits insurance sales hard

Some 64% of insurers have reported the value of premiums sold since the Covid-19 outbreak has plummeted, while 67% said they have seen declines in [...]
Profits rise at Continental Re as it braces for Covid-19 impact

Profits rise at Continental Re as it braces for Covid-19 impact

Continental Re has reported, as at half-year 2020, strong growth across all key metrics and is cautiously optimistic as the continent emerges from the [...]
ARC plans to lead in risk management as it launches flood product for 2021

ARC plans to lead in risk management as it launches flood product for 2021

Africa Risk Capacity (ARC) is planning a new product to help member countries fight floods. To be launched in 2021, the product is already being pi [...]
Water risks rising up the ratings agenda, warns Fitch

Water risks rising up the ratings agenda, warns Fitch

Water risks are likely to become a more important sovereign rating driver over the medium to long term, particularly in the event of severe climate ch [...]
GIRL event lining up for 10 September

GIRL event lining up for 10 September

Women working in the insurance sector across Africa are being urged to join a webinar from the Organisation of Eastern and Southern Africa Insurers (O [...]
Continental Re to build its agricultural operations

Continental Re to build its agricultural operations

Continental Reinsurance has selected the Agritask risk management platform to enhance its agricultural reinsurance operations. Dr Femi Oyetunji (pi [...]
VIDEO: African insurers forced to act fast in face of Covid-19

VIDEO: African insurers forced to act fast in face of Covid-19

  African insurers have been pushed to think about things they had known they should consider but which had been pushed to the back of the [...]
ATI names new CEO

ATI names new CEO

The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has confirmed a number of key senior-level positions, including the appointment of Manuel Moses as the new CE [...]
Banks increasing transparency on climate finance

Banks increasing transparency on climate finance

As the banks globally increase their commitment to the ESG agenda in line with increasing regulatory requirements, multilateral development banks (MDB [...]
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