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Welcome to the South African Underwriting Managers Association

  • Established in 1999.
  • Over 80 Members by 2009
  • Representation at IISA, FSB
  • Ongoing Communication with Ombudsman - both FAIS and Short Term
  • SAUMA Board Members have recently attended Parlilament to state the case of the UMA
  • Minimum criteria to become a member of SAUMA including :
  • Professional Indemnity of R5m
  • Fidelity Cover of R1m
  • Underwriting Managers are experts in their niche fields
  • SAUMA is fully supported by the FSB
  • SAUMA is the only line of communication between FSB and Underwriting Managers

Front row from left to right : Tersia Davey - Chairperson (Natsure), Christine Sounes (SAUMA Manager), Andre de Waal - Vice Chairman (Commercial & Industrial Acceptances) Natasja Blok (Thatch Risk Acceptances)
Back Row from left to right : Curt Meyer (Mirabilis Engineering Underwriting Managers),
Rory Gainsford (HICSA), Drew Schnehage (Aquarius Underwriting Managers),
Steve von Roretz (Leppard & Associates), John Towsey (New Wheels Underwriting Agency),
Stuart Benfield (PrimaryAsset)

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The Risk Doctors Cures for Common Risk Ailments, authored by Dr David Hillson
Mon, 22 Dec 2014

By Michael E. Stoker, managing director and founder of insurancegateway. co. za Many companies may be failing to derive anywhere near maximim return from their risk management expenditure. In his latest publication, The Risk Doctors Cures for Common Risk Ailments, by means of using the analogy of commonly known medical ailments, Dr David Hillson sets out how to diagnose and cure numerous maladies, which obstruct effective risk management.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away
Mon, 22 Dec 2014

John Stebbing, Camargue Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd It started with an ache in his shoulder. Immediately fear crept into his mind. This had been one of the worst days ever; the idea of heart surgery would only serve to make a miserable day even worse.

The importance of insuring your Christmas gifts this festive season
Mon, 22 Dec 2014

Christelle Fourie, Managing Director MUA Insurance Acceptances As the festive season approaches, the shopping malls become busier with consumers filling their shopping carts with the latest gadgets and toys for their loved ones.

Public liability insurance and the measures that could mitigate potential liability
Fri, 19 Dec 2014

By Senior Associate, Rene Julius and Associate, Tarryn Paterson, Hogan Lovells Every company should have some form of public liability insurance as the costs and consequences of defending legal proceedings can put serious financial pressure on the business.

LeapFrog and Lombard to invest in Thailand’s SMK Insurance
Fri, 19 Dec 2014

LeapFrog Investments, Lombard Investments, and Syn Mun Kong Insurance Public Company Limited (SMK) [SMK:Bangkok] announced today that LeapFrog and Lombard will each acquire approximately 11% of SMK, from Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Plc (RSA).

KNowledge Base - RSS feed from Insurance Gateway ®

Pretium Compliance Corner
A Newsletter by PS Compliance Warehouse (Pty) Ltd with an emphasis on compliance issues. This is a personalised newsletter that is distributed to their clients, and as such, should be read with this in mind....

FSB Quarterly Reports Short-term

Treating Customers Fairly: Items from the FSB
Presentations and papers on Treating Customers Fairly from the FSB...

Micro-insurance in South Africa
Following Micro-insurance developments in South Africa...

Ethics in Business Presentations