Media Articles

December 10, 2018
Life Healthcare Group (Pty) Ltd vs Suliman (529/17) 2018 ZASCA 118

Memorandum on recent Medical Malpractice case law

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November 28, 2018
Relevant Authority and Case Law on notification in respect of circumstances which may give rise to a claim.

This is a summary of relevant authority and case law in respect of an insurer’s right to repudiate liability under a policy due to late notification if timeous notice in respect of circumstances which may give rise to a claim is not given.

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September 27, 2018
Research Note on Disclaimers

The enforceability of a disclaimer notice came into question after the Plaintiff, a passenger in vehicle that entered the Sandton City shopping complex parking area, fell in the parking area of the mall

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September 27, 2018
Stripping money rather than clothes - a rather unique Commercial Crime claim

Ever heard of an insurance claim involving theft by topless dancers at a strip club? Judge Gordon of the Nevada District Court has.

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August 29, 2018
Carbon monoxide death liability claim fails on pollution exclusion (US)

Two tenants of a second-floor unit in an apartment building (condominium) in Florida USA died in their bedroom, after inhaling carbon monoxide gas whilst asleep.

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August 29, 2018
Bluetooth – Cybersecurity Vulnerability

As the ever so impending world of technology overcomes us as human beings, we are constantly connected through communication on multiple platforms using even more resources to do so.

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August 10, 2018
Camargue sponsors Duathlon U25 World Champion – Hugh Harris at ITU Multisport Championships 2018

Hugh Harris, Whitehall Court Insurance, qualified to represent Team GB at the ITU Multisport World Championships this July, having placed 2nd in the Under 25s at a qualifying event in February 2018. With the support of Camargue, Kuda, Wickhams Retreat & Whitehall Court Insurance.

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July 2, 2018
Could Blockchain be the nail in the coffin for fake presidency scams?

The current turbulent economic environment has seen South Africa rise to the top of the Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey, with a staggering 77% of South African entities having previously been a victim of fraud.

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July 2, 2018
Can an exemption clause or disclaimer protect you from a liability?

Disclaimers are everywhere - anytime someone is warning you of something or letting you know something for your own good, it’s a disclaimer.

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July 2, 2018
Meeting by Accident

When people ask me what I like so much about my job they are often surprised when I say, “the claims”

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May 13, 2018
Fees over and above risk premium in the short-term sector

"Broker fees", "debit order fees", "admin fees" and even "compliance fees" have been common terms used to substantiate fees charged over and above policy risk premiums for many years, but times they have now changed!

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May 13, 2018
The depreciating investment vs the “hopeless” investment: Which one is covered?

The inclusion of the “Depreciation” clause in a professional liability policy for brokers and financial advisors has become all but standard, which clause essentially stipulates that an insurer is not liable to indemnify the insured for any loss arising from the depreciation in value of any investments made on the advice of the insured broker or advisor.

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May 13, 2018
JSE Q&A - Theft of information of companies & how to combat hackers

Given the borderless nature of the internet, criminal skill sets are easily passed from one region to another.

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March 26, 2018
Cyberattacks targeting South Africa: expensive lessons to be learnt

On a daily basis, headlines across all media platforms report on the rampant increase of cybercrime

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March 26, 2018
Municipality has a legal duty to provide supervision at a beachside facility

The Supreme Court of Appeal has held that the eThekwini Municipality had a legal duty to supervise and control access to a water slide built for children and situated in a pool on the Durban beachfront Promenade.

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March 26, 2018
Product Recall in the Time of Listeria

Over the last few weeks, the phrase “the product was recalled” has become almost daily vocabulary for many South Africans

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March 19, 2018
You can't protect what you don't know

You can't protect what you don't know: this old(ish) cyber security maxim profoundly illustrates one of the biggest problems facing cyber security professionals today

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February 14, 2018
Stokvel insurance: A potential South African phenomenon

One can never guarantee most things in life but history has taught us that one can certainly guarantee change.

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February 14, 2018
2017 - The year of the Cyber Attack

The year 2017 was a horrendous one in terms of the number and scale of widely publicised data breaches

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December 5, 2017
Evolving notion of mores leads to further development of South African common law

On 24 November 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") ruled in favour of granting a loss of support claim to an aunt of the deceased.

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December 1, 2017
Cyber Exposure is everyone's problem

The Cyber Exposure Index of South Africa was launched in October this 2017.

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December 1, 2017
Steal and Protect

The security industry in South Africa is large, and the number of claims against security companies are increasing.

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October 27, 2017
Risks for Funds in the New Legislative Environment

Recent legislation demands that Boards of Trustees and their advisors introduce new systems to ensure that each fund operate in compliance with the mandated provisions.

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August 30, 2017
Redefine the future – The growth mindset

As we celebrated Woman’s month and Camargue’s 16th birthday we have formally adopted the “Growth Mindset” in our business.

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August 25, 2017
Security Company Liability – Don’t shoot yourself in the foot

Gunshots! High speed chases! Long dramatic pursuits on foot! These are the kind of things that may come to mind when thinking of the daily life of a security guard.

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August 24, 2017
What you see is not (always) what you get

Where a claim is submitted for loss of support by the spouse of the deceased breadwinner, the claim will be influenced by the remarriage prospects of the surviving spouse.

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August 15, 2017
What knowledge is required in medical negligence claims to interrupt the running of prescription.

Prescription ordinarily runs from the date a debt becomes due and a plaintiff has up to three years within which to issue summons on that debt.

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June 14, 2017
Camargue Cyber Attack Plus (CCAP) Cyber Risk Solution

The incredible pace of growth in the global technology space has produced a society which has become completely dependent on technology.

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Press Releases

December 11, 2018
Camargue Academy

We are delighted to present the increased scope of our training through the Camargue Academy.

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December 3, 2018
Camargue Introduces CVS

We are excited to announce the official launch of Cyber Vulnerability Scan. What is CVS? find out more.

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September 27, 2018
Camargue Academy offers Class of Business Training

Our training has been extended to offer Class of Business Training as per competence fit and proper requirements in the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002.

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July 3, 2017
Market Announcement

Camargue would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support.

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June 21, 2017
Camargue Cyber Attack Plus (“CCAP”) Cyber Attack Plus

The incredible pace of growth in the global technology space has produced a society which has become completely dependent on technology.

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February 16, 2017
Camargue obtains binder from Zurich South Africa

Camargue Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd (“Camargue”) has confirmed that it has entered into a binder agreement with Zurich Insurance Company South Africa Limited (“Zurich South Africa”).

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September 28, 2016
Camargue appoints Gerhard de Bruin as new Managing Director

Camargue Underwriting Managers has announced that its board has moved to appoint Gerhard de Bruin as its new group managing director.

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September 6, 2016
Camargue shares the power of knowledge with the launch of 'Quick guide to liability Insurance' – It's 3rd Free eBook

Camargue’s new electronic handbook – Quick Guide to Liability Insurance – is now available free to brokers and their clients.

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September 1, 2016
Managing innovation for long-term growth

For Camargue, 2016 is proving to be one of great expansion and development.

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August 16, 2016
Camargue celebrates 15 years of going beyond insurance

A fitting acknowledgement of the many milestones that have shaped the business into the success story it is today.

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July 22, 2016
Brit makes strategic investment in Camargue Underwriting Managers

A Partnership that Benefits the Industry, Camargue and the Continent!

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June 29, 2016
Camargue Market Update

As of 1 July 2016 the Lloyd’s participation on our binders will increase to 75% with the balance of 25% being placed locally with Compass.

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May 25, 2016
Market Announcement: Camargue and M&F part ways

Camargue Underwriting Managers will no longer place business on its M&F binder.

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