The Compliance Officer Dilemma: Internal or External?

In the April 2024 issue of FA News, Kim Garrun, Legal and Compliance Manager, and Mike Frewen, Compliance Consultant at the Garrun Group

Another round of tough reinsurance renewals expected for 2024

In the February 2024 edition of the FA News, Catherine Albertyn, and a few other industry peers, muse on their predictions for the industry this year.

The "Year of Yes" for new GWII president, Catherine Albertyn

The Gauteng Women In Insurance (GWII) aims to build a sustainable platform for women in the insurance industry. They offer opportunities to support the professional and personal advancement of women through relevant networking and leadership programs.

Re-assessing insurable interest

Before the principle of insurable interest was enshrined in statute, wagering (cloaked as insurance) was prevalent and effectively meant anyone who could afford the premium might profit from fortuitous misfortunes like a ship lost in a storm or the death of a noble or reigning monarch.

Could this be the hardest renewal season on record?

In the October 2023 issue of FA News, Gareth Stokes speaks about local non-life insurance brokers referring to the renewal period in January and June 2023 as the most challenging in the past two decades.

AI shapes our industry: But You Remain Liable

In hindsight, Deep Blue’s 1997 victory over the then chess world champion, Garry Kasparov, could be down-played to sheer computational force

Financial Advisor and Wealth Management Firm Acquisitions

Garrun Group CEO Vaughan Jones recently participated in the FIA Advice Summit 2023, in a panel discussion...

Business Interruption Insurance

As a responsible business owner, it is imperative that you consider the worst-case scenario to guarantee that you are fully equipped to handle any challenges that may impact your business.

Searching For Light At The End Of A Very Dark Tunnel

Since 2019 South Africa, and the insurance industry at large, has been unable to catch a break.

Broker Environment Needs Talent And Resilience

Matt Garrun, MD of Garrun, Johannesburg, shared his thoughts on the current state of the insurance industry in South Africa.