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Sanlam foresight pays virus claims

New accounting standards for life assurers have also opened a debate about how much they can carry by way of pandemic reserves

12 September 2021 - 10:07 By Hilary Joffe

Its competitors have had to set aside billions of rands in extra provisions to help them pay out on Covid-related death claims, but Sanlam said this week it did not need to go that route - thanks in part to a pandemic reserve it had set aside long before the world knew of Covid...

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