The Actuaries Institute releases another publication in its Dialogue series, written by leading superannuation actuary, and PPCC member, Andrew Boal. The Dialogue argues that the asset test 'taper trap' encourages some retirees to spend their savings quickly, and risk living on the Age Pension alone.
In the first of a two-part series, Colin Grenfell, of the Institute’s Superannuation Projections and Disclosure subcommittee, provides an insightful assessment of the following hypotheses: First hypothesis: “The impact…
The previous Scenario and Stress Testing Pandemic Briefing was issued as a draft in May. Since then, the Working Group has gathered feedback from Members and has updated the document.
In this week’s roundup, Brazil overtakes the US as the largest source of new COVID-19 cases, and over 40% of crew on the Al Kuwait ship have already tested positive. Government looks to ease continuous disclosure requirements for companies, as new data reveals regional Australia has been hit hardest by job losses. ‘False negative’ tests results may be very common, and COVID-19 may increase the risks of surgery.
While the direct health implications of COVID-19 has been widely analysed and discussed, the more hidden and potentially more profound impact on mental health is often overlooked. This blog article discusses the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, as well as some of the implications for life insurers.
Beneath the simple description of actuarial science – assessing, evaluating and managing financial risks – are a multiplying number of career choices available to today’s university students, as recent graduate Alyssa Dai tells Actuaries Institute student member Bob Shipway in this latest Institute podcast.
In the latest edition of the Actuaries Institute podcast, COVID-19 Working Group Convenor Jennifer Lang joins Institute Head of Public Policy John McLenaghan to discuss the basis of forming the Working Group, its key areas of focus, and how Institute Members can contribute.
Amid the COVID-19 disruptions, Estelle Pearson (Summit Organising Committee Convenor) and Jefferson Gibbs (Senior Vice President) speak about the commitment to deliver value to Members and successfully transitioning the 20/20 All-Actuaries Summit to a virtual event.
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5 JUNE 2020
VIRTUAL INSIGHTS - GI DEEP DIVES INTO SELECT AREAS IMPACTED BY COVID-19
Presented by Senior Actuaries in the various areas
9 JUNE 2020
VIRTUAL INSIGHTS - THE CONTEMPORARY ACTUARY - DATA SCIENCE IN ACTUARIAL CASE STUDIES
Presented by Michael Storozhev, Henry Ma and Jas Singh
11 JUNE 2020
VIRTUAL INSIGHTS - RELATIONAL CAPITAL - SHINING A LIGHT ON THE INTANGIBLE
Presented by Hadyn Bernau
12 JUNE 2020
VIRTUAL INSIGHTS - INSURANCE COMPANY GOVERNANCE: NAVIGATING COVID-19 STRESS AND UNCERTAINTY
Presented by Actuaries Institute, in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Company Directors