Business Interruption claims as a result of Covid 19 lockdowns in South Africa

Danny Joffe, Publications

Major court decisions underway in South Africa, Australia, and the United Kingdom Business Interruption is a section in a commercial policy (either standard commercial, assets, hospitality, or agriculture policies) that covers loss of profits or increased cost of working for a company as a result of an interruption caused to their business. Normally the interruption […]

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Changing Dynamics of Ship Finance

Douglas Newton, Publications

It is possible to mitigate against the risks inherent in the industry The ship finance landscape has changed fundamentally over the past decade since the turmoil in the global financial markets and the beginning of the shipping crisis. Several then-industry leading banks have exited or significantly scaled down their shipping activities amid soaring losses. Historically […]

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Shipping Investment Risk

Publications, Russell Parker

What are the current issues facing the industry? The international shipping industry accounts for the carriage of 90% of world trade. The c.50,000 merchant ships in operation registered in over 150 countries provide the vital transportation network that fuels the global economy. So why is such an economically essential industry viewed as such a risky […]

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Treating customers fairly?

Danny Joffe, Publications

What constitutes a decent needs analysis? When the “Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)” outcomes framework were first released in many insurance jurisdictions including the UK and South Arica, outcome four stood out the most, as it appeared to change the current status quo within our intermediated environment. Obligations under the Financial and Intermediary Financial Services legislation […]

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