Articles tagged "International Actuarial Association"

Our global profession - A look at the South African actuarial experience

President Jenny Lyon details some thought-provoking presentations from the recent South African Actuarial Convention in Cape Town, including the state of the profession there; metrics for effecting ‘big change’; and a new take on driverless cars.

The Actuarial Profession in Zimbabwe

Sam Mawoyo discusses practice areas currently occupied by actuaries and actuarial students in Zimbabwe, and examines challenges facing the profession in the country.

Colloquia Spotlight on Insurance and Risk in Australia

The 2015 ASTIN, AFIR/ERM and IACA Colloquia of the International Actuarial Association will bring cutting-edge research to Sydney this August.

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International Actuarial Input to Global Insurance Accounting Practice

For the past 15 years, the Insurance Accounting Committee has been providing input to the IASB on the International Financial Reporting Standard for insurance contracts. Suddenly the answer is no longer: “In about five years” to the question: “When is IFRS 4 Phase 2 going to happen?” Things are getting exciting!

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Actuarial Insight into Ebola

The World Health Organization recently declared Liberia free of the disease that has claimed more than 4,700 lives in the country, but officials say ending the Ebola outbreak entirely will prove difficult. Actuary Jennifer Lang points to interesting implications for insurers.

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