Archive

  • AI shoots up SOA/CAS emerging risk list

    31 July 2023

    "Disruptive technology" category emerges strongly in May survey

  • Covid-19 sparks life into digitalisation

    26 June 2020

    Covid-19 has prompted life insurers to upgrade their underwriting technology to use data in previously unimagined ways. A policyholder's driving history, pharmacy records, and the tone of your voice can now all be analysed as evidence. Sarfraz Thind examines the latest trends.

  • Insurtech weekly: Tesla, Concirrus, Swiss Re, SOA, Plug and Play

    21 February 2020

    InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech

  • Brexit a minimal concern for US insurers

    13 February 2019

    SOA forecasts show continued US insurer growth even in worst-case Brexit scenario

  • US actuarial societies plot merger path

    27 September 2018

    Approval for SOA and CAS to combine is due by early 2019

  • US mortality improvement mirrors UK slowdown

    09 October 2015

    New model could reduce liabilities by up to 2%

  • Revealing the risk from climate change

    25 August 2015

    North American actuarial organisations have collaborated to produce indices that will help understand the risks associated with climate change, as Doug Collins and Caterina Lindman explain

  • Emerging risks survey reveals "post-crisis" thinking

    04 April 2014

    This year's poll of North American risk managers shows a shift in concern away from the economic crisis and towards issues such as regulatory change and cyber risk. Christopher Cundy speaks to its author, Max Rudolph

  • Jobs for actuaries still influenced by Solvency II

    25 September 2013

    Preparations for Solvency II sparked a huge recruitment drive for actuaries. But with the momentum gone and work nearing completion in many firms, how is the jobs market changing? Katie Kouchakji reports