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Quota Share optimisation for Solvency purposes A company, under capital strain due to fast premium growth, asked us to consider what proportion of their motor portfolio should be ceded to minimise risk of falling below capital requirements, while still retaining …

Moral hazard for 2-year product? One of our existing clients for whom we work on quarterly reserving requested us to conduct a monitoring and product development exercise on their Motor portfolio. We spent considerable time in the data extraction stage …

Diabetes Management Program We took on a new client seeking to implement a chronic disease management program in the region, starting with the UAE. We were tasked with analysing the internal data available to identify eligible members for the program …

By Rakan Muawad, Actuarial Analyst, UAE Download the presentation pdf here The demand for actuarial students has increased significantly in the GCC, especially in Saudi Arabia. SAMA (Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency), the authority that regulates insurance operations in the KSA, …

 Introduction Say you’ve just received data for motor insurance pricing for a new company. You want to model claim counts, but you’re not quite sure what rating factors really affect counts just by looking at the data, because there’s 2 …

An Actuary’s Advice to Medical Insurers Shivash Bhagaloo is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and Consulting Actuary at Lux Actuaries & Consultants Changes in GCC regulation over recent years have necessitated the Actuary playing a central …

  Adoption of Ind AS 19 has become mandatory, from 1 April 2016, for all companies having net-worth of INR 500 crores or more. The holding, subsidiary, joint-venture or associate companies (‘affiliates’) of such companies captured by this new requirement …

Boardroom Battle We performed reserving for all lines of business for a UAE based insurer as per the requirement of the Insurance Authority (“IA”). The report is not a requirement for reserving unless it is a year-end exercise, but as …

We got ’em all Term In/Assurance (Limited, Single, Regular Pay), Unit Linked, Universal Life, Endowment Assurance – you name it and you get it! Lux Actuaries prices all types of Life Insurance. We recently performed Life Pricing for one of …