Insurers, reinsurers and brokers doing business in Botswana may wish to respond to the Insurance Industry Bill 2014 published for comment.

The Bill contains many similar provisions to South African insurance legislation.

It is a composite piece of legislation dealing with the licencing requirements and regulation of all insurers, including reinsurers and insurance brokers, agents

The South African Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi called a Medico-Legal Summit on 9 and 10 March 2015 which we participated in as part of the Ministerial task team appointed to look into the rise of medical negligence claims against the healthcare sector.

The objective of the Summit, which was attended by interested stakeholders

The South African insurance regulator has published a governance and risk management framework for insurers. For a snapshot view, here are ten things to know about the new framework.

  1. The Governance and Risk Management Framework takes effect on 1 April 2015.
  2. A governance framework must be adopted by insurers to ensure the prudent management and