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AIE 2019: Best. Conference. Ever.
Excitement is mounting at AIE headquarters ahead of this year’s insurance conference, with some phenomenal plans under way to ensure the organising committee delivers the best conference ever! CN&CO is proud to be part of the team organising this year’s conference on behalf of the Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA) and the South African Insurance Association (SAIA). Read more

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COVER Magazine

  • Bidvest Insurance also supports SME growth in South Africa
    Bidvest Insurance shares President Cyril Ramaphosas view about the importance of growing the SME sector in South Africa. While the government was launching its SME fund CEO circle, which aims to propel economic growth and create employment, Bidvest Insurance was busy launching its own SME insurance products. Read more
  • 3 steps to unlocking the potential of early earners
    Creating awareness around an individual’s future earning potential & where their real risks lie will help Early Earners understand their specific cover requirements. Read more

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FA news

  • COFI Bill… disappointed, irritated and concerned
    There is a lot of talk and criticism about regulatory reforms, specifically the development of the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill (COFI). Read more
  • We have a winner…
    In the final episode (episode 8) of The Insurance Apprentice, sponsored by Chubb and the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS), we see Colin Lunsky (HTI Insurance Brokers) announced as the winner of The Insurance Apprentice 2019. Read more

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FIA Week@AGLANCE

  • Self-indexing: should index managers track their own proprietary indices?
    The rise in popularity of index tracking strategies has delivered strong revenue growth for index providers over recent years. Effectively, index providers design indices for index managers to track, and charge a nominal licence fee for this service. Read more
  • Building resilience in a time of increasing risk and uncertainty
    The vulnerability of developing African nations came under the spotlight again during the humanitarian tragedy caused by Cyclone Idai. At the time of writing (31 March 2019 update) the cyclone and flooding had displaced 134,645 across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, affected a total of 1,118,896 people, with a death toll of 820. Read more

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Risk Africa Magazine

  • Broker relationships key to King Price growth strategy
    The insurer says broker sales currently make up 30% of its business and it plans to increase this further. Read more
  • Don’t miss the 2019 African Insurance Organisation Conference in June
    The African Insurance Organisation (AIO) will hold its 46th conference and annual general assembly at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 8 to 13 June 2019. This year’s theme is ‘Insurance Penetration in Africa: Insuring the Uninsured’, and the conference will focus on distribution and inclusivity across the continent, as well as micro-insurance, the effects of climatic events and the economy in general. Read more

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