Articles tagged "Risk"
Are funds managing the risks members face to their retirement outcomes or are funds instead managing their own business risks?
Posted on: October 31, 2018
Brett Pickett is Head of Actuarial (Group Risk) at TAL and a member of the AASB 17 Insurance Taskforce. Here, Brett provides an update of the Taskforce's activities, including issues around risk adjustment and discount rates
Posted on: November 22, 2017
The annual Insurance CRO Forum was held at the Actuaries Institute on Monday 19 June 2017. The aim of these forums is to get the Chief Risk Officers from life, general, health and lenders mortgage insurance companies together to discuss a topic of interest. Gavin Pearce reports.
Posted on: July 6, 2017
The Three Lines of Defence model is often cited in modern risk management. What is it and where do actuaries fit in?
Posted on: June 16, 2017
Victory Idowu proposes a model validator’s manifesto— principles for model validation that enshrine best practice for actuarial models.
Posted on: May 1, 2017
Alexander Pui discusses the interaction of catastrophe modelling, under-insurance, credit ratings, and interest rates. He warns of the potential spiraling of under-insurance that could be triggered by a higher evaluation of earthquake risk in New Zealand.
Posted on: January 12, 2017
Tim Gorst, Senior Manager at the NAB, tells us about the increasing focus on risk culture in financial services and how the effective professional contributes to a strong risk culture.
Posted on: November 17, 2016
Sixty-two investors entered last year's Asset Allocation Competition that challenged competitors to assess risk and return in various sectors. Join Ben Trollip as he reveals the results of the competition and speaks to our winners.
Posted on: June 13, 2016
Actuary Brett Riley runs us through the possibility that pay and incentive structures contribute to inappropriate risk taking.
Posted on: December 3, 2015
Yen Wong, Manager Credit in the Global Fixed Income team for Colonial First State Global Asset Management, describes the integration of environmental, social and governance issues into the credit analysis and investment process.
Posted on: May 29, 2015
An Outline of China’s Risk Oriented Solvency System (C-ROSS)
Posted on: July 22, 2014
Although the term may be unfamiliar, the Winner’s Curse is a subject that many actuaries have come across in one form or another and implicitly understand without having investigated in depth. Understanding the subject of the Winner’s Curse is important in some actuarial fields, in particular, Group Risk.
Posted on: July 22, 2014