The use of wearable technology has been on the rise in recent years, from step-counting to measuring sleep. Many industries have begun to embrace this technology, with increasing interest in how wearables are being used in life insurance. More importantly, how can and should they be used going forward? And what caveats should we be aware of?
With stories in the news of flash flooding in NSW and bushfires in QLD Mark Leplastrier’s Insights Session on the impacts of climate change and the challenges for the pricing of insurance risks was timely.
Kajal Pandya reports on the recent “Insurance Inside Super – Federal Budget Changes” Insights session. The session covered an interesting discussion around the challenges that superannuation funds and group insurers will face and the unintended consequences of the proposed Federal Budget changes.
Amit Jeena covers the Institute's latest Insights session on APRA's paper the “Review of the role of the Appointed Actuary and actuarial advice within insurers”, presented by Peter Kohlhagen, senior manager in APRA’s policy development area.
Posted 12 October 2017
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