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The evolving field of risk management – A space for young actuaries?

In December 2020, the Actuaries Institute’s Risk Management Practice Committee (RMPC) hosted a Virtual Insights session titled 'The evolving field of risk management - A space for young actuaries?'. Stephen Goh, who co-chaired the session, provides a summary of the event and details his key takeaways.

by Stephen Goh

Posted 12 January 2021

Covid-19 Blog

COVID-19 and IBNR claim assumption – Key Considerations Note

The purpose of this document is to provide a discussion of the material items that could be considered when setting 'Incurred but not Reported' (IBNR) assumptions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Given most companies will have their own specific IBNR approach and rationale for using that approach, this is not intended as a technical IBNR note, rather a discussion of the major out-of-model considerations that come into play when setting the assumption.

by Helena Hayes

Posted 21 December 2020


IFRS 17: Fixing a Moving Target

The objective of this summary is to highlight some of the positive, as well as critical aspects, of the recent amendments (as at June 2020) to IFRS 17.

by Michael Winkler and Sunil Kansal

Posted 22 December 2020


Under the Spotlight – Anthony Asher (Councillor)

Newly appointed Councillor Anthony Asher delves into what inspired him to becoming an actuary, his views on the future of the profession, and his advice to younger actuaries in the latest Under the Spotlight profile series.

by Anthony Asher

Posted 13 January 2021


A global perspective on Enterprise Risk Management

I’ve been in Australia just over a year-and-a-half now, and having just hit one year in the Australian insurance market, I thought it would be good to take some time to reflect on this new land that I call home – from an actuarial perspective of course.

by Shivani Padayachy

Posted 13 January 2021

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