SA Insurance industry publications and surveys

IFRS 16: The leases standard is changing - Are you ready?

16/02/16

IFRS 16: The IASB has published IFRS 16 – the new leases standard. It comes into effect on 1 January 2019. Virtually every company uses rentals or leasing as a means to obtain access to assets and will therefore be affected by the new standard.

South African insurance industry analysis

24/03/15

The publication is an analysis of the results of major insurers in South Africa for the year ended 31 December 2014.

IFRS Update

03/12/14

We are pleased to provide you with a copy of Ready or not, here it comes which summarises the status of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) re-deliberations on the IFRS for insurance contracts and where we go from here

Africa insurance trends

21/10/14

PwC’s sixfth biennial Strategic and Emerging Issues in South African Insurance survey builds on our previous surveys, with content that provides a comprehensive overview of issues and challenges facing the industry.

Insurance Finance Benchmarking

23/06/14

Survival and Success publication outline the findings from our benchmarking survey analysis of the South African Insurance industry in 2013/2014.

Synergies with SAM

15/04/14

Understanding the similarities and differences between IFRS 4 Phase II and SAM. The regulatory and financial reporting for insurers is undergoing change.

SAM Focus - Observational snapshot of SAM Comprehensive Parallel Run

28/11/13

SAM Focus - Corporate governance, risk management and internal control framework for South African insurers.

Moving ahead to SAM readiness - SAM Parallel run survey

12/07/13

The FSB’s SAM 2013 Update provides detail on the SAM parallel run, the process which requires insurers to calculate and report in line with the SAM proposals

Practical guide to IFRS

07/09/10

Practical guide to IFRS – insurance contracts

South African insurance analyst survey

19/03/10

With two months to go before the IASB is expected to release the exposure draft for IFRS 4: Phase II, the accounting standard on the measurement of insurance contracts, we conducted interviews with South African insurance analysts, to obtain their views on the current and suggestions for future reporting by South African insurers. The survey follows a similar study carried out by our global firm during the fourth quarter of 2009.