Insurance

Some of the key aspects set out in this category include an overview of the latest local insurance trends, a description of the insurance market, and details of the main types of insurance taken out locally. In addition, it covers the requirements for a valid and enforceable insurance agreement; if any premiums, covers and terms are prescribed; and whether there are any unusual clauses in local insurance contracts.

Topics covered

The following topics are covered in detail under the Insurance category for each country (click to expand):
Legal framework
Trends and practice
Insurance

Practical Q&A format

This category contains detailed and up-to-date local guidance, in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, in relation to taking out insurance in a particular African country. If you have a question that is not answered, we’ll source the response for you. Sample questions include:
What are the latest insurance trends?
Are the premiums, cover and/or terms of insurance policies prescribed?
Is any type of insurance compulsory?
Are there any terms in insurance agreements that are implied by operation of law?
Are there restrictions on dispute resolution clauses in insurance agreements?
Is there a time limit within which an insurance claim must be made?

Benefits of the Insurance category of Afriwise

If you are active in one or more African countries and have questions about local insurance requirements and practices, the Afriwise platform, and this category in particular, is for you. Afriwise is more powerful than any other solution as it provides accurate, up-to-date and plain-language guidance in relation to all your questions, is interactive, and also notifies you when there are legal updates you should be aware of.
Afriwise subscribers benefit from:
  • 24/7 access to our online platform
  • detailed practical guidance and insights on all aspects of this area of law
  • overviews of the applicable laws and upcoming changes, as well as alerts to important legal developments
  • downloadable copies of all relevant laws and regulations
  • direct access to vetted local insurance law experts
  • valuable tools such as powerful search engine with relevant filters
  • country comparisons
  • a clarification-request tool
  • note-taking
  • ... and much more.
Gain full visibility across the local insurance law landscape.

Afriwise connects organisations to outstanding quality and up-to-date legal, risk and business information and local expertise for African countries. We give you deep understanding about African markets, online, and help you proactively comply with local regulations.

Our award-winning solution offers an innovative way to source key information about insurance requirements and practices in a particular African country.

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