Articles tagged "Life Insurance"
The world is constantly evolving and changing, and that includes the insurance industry. What are these trends, what does this mean for insurers and actuaries alike, and what do we need to be aware of when relying on “robots”?
Posted on: October 29, 2018
Melissa Yeoh reports on the recent “Designing Life Insurance Products for Increasing Consumer Expectations” Insights session which discussed current issues and implications for Life Insurance product design, including the legal perspective and considered how the industry could restore the imbalance between consumer and insurer.
Posted on: October 25, 2018
John McLenaghan (Public Policy Adviser at the Actuaries Institute) interviews Ilan Leas (Managing Director at Retender) about his Dialogue thought leadership paper about what the life insurance industry might look like in the future as it strives to meet consumer expectations in a fast-changing environment.
Posted on: May 22, 2018
In late 2016, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) commissioned a paper on asset allocation trends of Asian life companies. Two FIAA’s who co-wrote the paper “Letting Insurance Asset Data Speak for Itself” highlight its key findings here.
Posted on: April 11, 2018
The 2018 Financial Services Forum’s innovative format includes a focus on ‘big-picture’ plenary and keynote speakers.
Posted on: April 5, 2018
The next instalment of the Dialogue Podcast series explores the broader future implications of genetic testing for society, medical professionals and the insurance industry, featuring co-author Jessica Chen.
Posted on: March 23, 2018
Positive reform of health insurance affordability in Australia is only possible if the root causes of premium inflation are understood. Here, Simon Lim of the Institute’s Health Practice Committee tackles this complex issue.
Posted on: February 16, 2018
The Actuaries Institute has released its inaugural podcast series ‘Peace of Mind’, centred on its latest ‘Mental Health and Insurance’ Green Paper. The show, hosted by the Institute’s Acting CEO Elayne Grace, explores mental health conditions in the community, and discusses difficulties in diagnosis, underwriting, and claims management with the CEO of TAL, a Principal at Finity, and Co-Chair of the National Mental Health Commission.
Posted on: January 18, 2018
After attending last month's Insights Session on Australian Disability Income Table, Graham Kelly provides a comprehensive overview of the session that covered implementation, key learnings, strengths and cautions.
Posted on: September 13, 2017
Our ability to predict disease risk based on genetics is rapidly advancing. What does this mean for life insurance? Jessica Chen and Damjan Vukcevic share insights from their presentation at the Actuaries Summit 2017.
Posted on: June 29, 2017
Rickie Fong and Anna Byrne have prepared a recap of the recent insights session, 'War Stories from Life Insurance Actuaries', presented by Greg Martin, Richard Lyon and Grant Peters. The three presented a compact survival guide for fighting corporate wars.
Posted on: June 21, 2017
In this edition, Managing Director at CommInsure, Helen Troup, discusses her upcoming speech on 'Thinking Differently about Customers' to the Actuaries Summit in May; how her actuarial training has helped her career; and what she finds interesting in her current role.
Posted on: April 10, 2017
Trang Duncanson reflects on “Futurist” Mike Walsh’s keynote speech at the FSC Life Insurance Conference and ponders our readiness for the near future ‘non-human’ actuary.
Posted on: April 6, 2017
Disability cover has received considerable media attention recently which has led to significant analysis and review from superannuation funds and their insurers (and reinsurers) on several key issues. Here, Senior Consultants at Rice Warner, Geoff McRae and Andrea McDonnell, outline the issues and the future of this evolving provision.
Posted on: January 31, 2017
After a frustrating visit to a financial planner to reassess his life insurance cover, Angat Sandhu considers issues in the life insurance underwriting process and how the industry might “retain the soul, but design a new body”.
Posted on: January 11, 2017
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.
Posted on: September 8, 2016
Ilan Leas is the Head of Marketing at Pacific Life Re and Convener of the Life Insurance and Wealth Management Practice Committee. Ilan loves watching horror movies late into the night and thinks he would be one of the world’s experts on zombies if an apocalypse happens. Read on as Ilan gives us an insight into his personal and inspirational professional life.
Posted on: August 29, 2016
Sean McGing and Andrew Brown share their research and ideas on risk culture in banking and life insurance practices.
Posted on: May 23, 2016
Ilan Leas has a whimsical outlook, on how the future of Life Insurance connects to a Dr Seuss Book.
Posted on: May 11, 2016
John Trowbridge is calling for life insurance companies to create more innovative ways to interact with customers. Here, he outlines his recent address to the March 2016 FSC Life Insurance conference.
Posted on: March 24, 2016