Articles tagged "General Insurance"

Drones in GI: Opportunities, challenges and risks

Drones are clever devices that are presenting a range of opportunities and challenges for insurers globally. Suba Chelva shares key takeaways from a Melbourne seminar on the Use of Drone Technology in the General Insurance industry.

Construction of detailed correlation structures across GI business segments

In this article, Benjamin Avanzi, Greg Taylor, and Bernard Wong from UNSW have teamed up to illustrate the uses of large-scale correlation structures in General Insurance.

GIS2016 Wrap up

GIS2016 was a truly thought provoking and relevant seminar for those in the general insurance industry who are constantly faced with challenges, especially around big data and cyber risk. This article wraps up the two day seminar that was held this month.

Riding High on the Perfect Storm

The last few years have not been easy for general insurers. Strong competition and falling or flat premium rates have meant a pressing focus on efficiency and underwriting discipline. But could the cycle be about to turn? Win-Li Toh outlines the industry conditions ahead of her Plenary talk at the 2016 General Insurance Seminar.

A Claim Pairing Approach to Measuring Superimposed Inflation

There are many ways of measuring superimposed inflation. In this article, Aaron Cutter of Finity explains how to measure superimposed inflation by pairing claims that ‘look-a-like’ - a technique adapted from home price inflation techniques.

2016 GI Glimpse seminar highlights

Following its success last year, the Actuaries Institute hosted the GI Glimpse seminar for the second time on 3 August 2016. Targeted towards the Institute’s younger members working in the general insurance industry, this half-day seminar aims to provide a snapshot of the topical issues currently faced by the general insurance industry. This year, the seminar focused on three topics: innovation, data analytics and cyber risk.

Climate Change and Insurance

As the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 wraps up its work in Paris, the time seems opportune to look at climate change, the liability risks which it poses and how insurers might respond to those liability risks. Mark Sheller reports.

From passive to active safety - Q&A with Doctor Jeremy Woolley

Acting Director at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research gives insight into increasingly intelligent road design, automation and blurred driver responsibility on Australia’s roads.

Catastrophe modelling in a post Katrina world

The reinsurance industry used catastrophe risk models long before Hurricane Katrina, but Katrina challenged the standards of these models. ANZIIF's Edward Vukovic reports.

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A glimpse into today's general insurance market

Justin Portelli reviews the recent half-day 'GI Glimpse' Seminar, packed with insights on 'cars of the future', pricing perils and the impact of climate change and cyber space on the general insurance industry.

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