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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

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Coming to grips with a turbulent and complex labour environment
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Next year will bring with it even more change and upheaval in South Africas labour environment as organisations struggle to come to grips with the nuances of new and amended laws and regulations around equal work for equal pay and fixed-term contracts.

A return to pre-crisis levels of global trade is unlikely but potential for growth exists
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

By Coface, the international credit insurer Following thirty years of unprecedented expansion, global trade is experiencing a period of radical change. Is the slowdown a cyclical phenomenon or long-lasting and structural? Global trade remains stricken by the adverse effects of the crisis Since the economic crisis of 2008-2009, the rate of growth of international trade has been slowing down, affected primarily by a long-term fall in global growth.

PoPI is not a Flower - Part 1
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

South Africas Constitution is regarded as one of the best in the world when it comes to safeguarding the rights of its citizens. From it evolved a number of interventions aimed specifically at preventing misuse of personal information.

Driving excellence in a financial services call centre
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

By Ivanna Granelli, founder of Can!Do Consulting Financial services companies rely heavily on their contact centres to drive their customer acquisition and retention strategies. Yet most banks and insurance companies are finding the rising costs of customer service from these environments to be a burden on their businesses.

The insurance implications of a multi-generational household
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Christelle Fourie, Managing Director MUA Insurance Acceptances According to statistics from the The World Factbook, approximately 9 out of 10 South African homes are three-generation households proving that the rising cost of living and soaring house prices have meant that more South Africans are choosing to live in a multi-generational home.

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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



Rendevous 2014