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Insights and analysis of the latest news and trends affecting the insurance and employee benefits industries

What next for PPACA?

17 May 2017

LB 3: US

The US is the largest market in the world for private medical insurance (PMI). This vast market is served by a broad range of providers including life and non-life (property and casualty/P&C) insurers and third party administrators (TPAs) including Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) organisations, HMOs and self-insured health plans. ... Read more »


Insurance Penetration Across Sub Saharan Africa

24 April 2017

Newsletter: Africa Tax Infographic

Axco takes a look at insurance penetration in Sub-Saharan Africa. The region is currently a oneof economic growth, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicting emerging markets and developing economies at the forefront of growth for 2017-18 at more than double the rate of advanced economies. ... Read more »


Risk Profile – Sub-Saharan Africa Energy

21 April 2017

Risk Africa Energy

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals acknowledge the central role of energy in economic, political and social development. They challenge governments to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all their citizens by 2030. This will be hardest in Sub-Saharan Africa, where economic ambitions have been frustrated by chronic electricity shortages. These shortages are increasingly viewed by citizens as symptomatic of the region’s struggles with securing quality development and governance.... Read more »


The Future’s Bright, the Future’s Mobile

20 April 2017

Newsletter: Africa Mobile

Africa's infrastructure, dogged by poverty and war, has long suffered crippling under-development. From banking to broadband to bridges, the basic cornerstones that drive growth are missing, hampering economic development.... Read more »


A TACTical solution to the problem of an ever-increasing compliance burden

19 April 2017

Newsletter: TACT

Axco and Impendulo have combined their expertise in insurance regulation and insurance premium tax to launch 'TACT' (Tax and Compliance Tools), an innovative tax and compliance solution targeted at multinational insurers, risk managers and brokers.... Read more »