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Past presentations 2000-2005

 

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2005 Convention

 

Current issues in South African group life insurance (pdf)
From professionalism to professionalization (pdf)
Peer review: International research and suggestions for a South African standard for peer review of actuaries practising in life insurance (pdf)
With profits without misery (pdf)
Selling and managing life insurance in Germany (pdf)
Report of the public interest task group of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (pdf)
Job satisfaction and motivation: A study of South African actuaries and engineers (pdf)
Reserving for embedded investment derivatives in South Africa (pdf)
Memorandum: Phase II of PGN110 (pdf)
Revised PGN110 with tracked changes (pdf)
Revised PGN110 without tracking (pdf)
Post-employment medical assistance: The actuary’s role in situations where an employer wants to remove or settle liabilities (pdf)
Insurance business in a high inflation environment (pdf)
Actuarial surplus! The challenge of finding work for actuaries (pdf)

 

Short-term Insurance Convention 2005

 

Risk measurement in insurance: A guide to risk measurement, capital allocation and related decision support issues (pdf)
Capital costs of insurance - Some empirical analysis (pdf)
Risk based capital, rating and Solvency II – How does this fit together? (pdf)
General insurance reforms in Australia: The picture three years on (pdf)
Geocoding and mapping: “Say what…??” (pdf)
How to approach the challenge of justifying the practice of differentiating, without discriminating in short-term insurance (pdf)
Minimum capital requirements: Practicalities (pdf)
Commercial lines pricing: Pricing actuaries in the London market (pdf)

 

2004 Convention

 

Costs of saving for retirement (pdf)
Hedge funds in South Africa – The investment case (pdf)
Utilisation of provident fund lump sum benefits in South Africa (pdf)
Actuarial responsibility to current issues in the life product market (pdf)
The implications of the Pension Funds Second Amendment Act (pdf)
A typology of actuarial models (pdf)
Actuarial professional evolution – Adapt or die (pdf)
Fair discrimination: Reputational risks to the actuarial profession (pdf)
The real missing link (pdf)
The Financial Sector Charter: Some implications for actuaries (pdf)
The future of health care and health care actuaries (pdf)
Financial condition reporting: Health cover in South Africa (pdf)
Costs Of Saving For Retirement Options For SouthAfrica(pdf)

 

Short-term Insurance Convention 2004

 

IAS for non-life insurers (pdf)
And you only knew her as policy number MM38-22-36? (pdf)
2004-ShortTermInsuranceConvention-Financial Condition Reporting (pdf)
Operational risk in a general insurer (pdf)
The role of the short-term actuary in risk finance (pdf)

 

2003 Convention

 

The pricing of liabilities in an incomplete market using dynamic mean-variance hedging with reference to an equilibrium market model (pdf)
Pricing transfer values (pdf)
Risk profiling to meet investment policy objectives (pdf)
Capital adequacy for long-term insurers revisited (pdf)

 

Sessional meetings 2003

 

South African annuitant mortality (14 October 2003) (ppt)

 

2001 Convention

 

Burial societies in South Africa: Risk, trust and commercialisation (pdf)
Burial societies in South Africa: Risk, trust and commercialisation (pdf)
The equity premium in South Africa (pdf)
The equity premium in South Africa (pdf)
The equity premium in South Africa (pdf)
Impact of HIV/AIDS on damages claims (pdf)
Impact of HIV/AIDS on damages claims (ppt)
Proposal for a South African panel study on income dynamics (doc)
Jaguars and jalopies: A perspective on the role of actuaries in individual life risk business (doc)
Jaguars and jalopies: A perspective on the role of actuaries in individual life risk business (ppt)
What actuaries might learn about life (doc)
What actuaries might learn about life (ppt)
Member investment choice in retirement funds (doc)
Member investment choice in retirement funds (ppt)
Managing actuaries’ professional risk (doc)
Research and the public interest (doc)
Research and the public interest (ppt)
Risk position reporting in the South African life insurance industry (doc)
Risk position reporting in the South African life insurance industry (ppt)
Fitting the ASSA2000 urban-rural AIDS and demographic model to 10 sub-Saharan countries (doc)
Fitting the ASSA2000 urban-rural AIDS and demographic model to 10 sub-Saharan countries (ppt)

 

2000 Convention

 

The ASSA 2000 suite of models (pdf)
A re-evaluation of the South African Bond Exchange-Actuaries indices (doc)
Consumerism and commercialism – Threats or opportunities? (pdf)
Four possible futures for financial services in South Africa and some implications for actuaries (pdf)
An empirical approach to immunization in South Africa (pdf)
The low income sector – The life industry’s perspective (pdf)
The use and abuse of reinsurance in medical schemes (pdf)
ASSA multi-state select population model (pdf)
Managing the solvency of health care risk takers (pdf)
An analysis of the performance of actuarial students (pdf)
Fiduciary duties and good faith in the disposal of retirement fund surpluses (pdf)