Insurers dealing with regulatory change

Insurers around the world are dealing with increased regulations and increasingly nervous regulators, just waiting for the next crisis to see how insurers will cope. In South Africa, SAM presents opportunities and challenges and the potential for a great deal of expense with limited direct business benefits.

Of course, the regulations in some form or other are coming and are likely to stay. The Actuary magazine has an article on some of the lessons for insurers and regulators about how to actually get some control and understanding of macro and systematic risks within the new regulatory models.

Published by David Kirk

The opinions expressed on this site are those of the author and other commenters and are not necessarily those of his employer or any other organisation. David Kirk runs Milliman’s actuarial consulting practice in Africa. He is an actuary and is the creator of New Business Margin on Revenue. He specialises in risk and capital management, regulatory change and insurance strategy . He also has extensive experience in embedded value reporting, insurance-related IFRS and share option valuation.