The Board of the Swiss Association of Actuaries (SAV) has decided to hold this year's Annual Meeting virtually. The working group meeting took place on 28 August 2020 and the 111th General Assembly on 29 August, both via Teams to join live and interactively.
In addition, all sessions of the working groups are now available here on actuview:
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This paper considers variable annuity contracts embedded with guaranteed minimum accumulation benefit (GMAB) riders promising the return of the premium paid by the policyholder, or a higher stepped up value at the end of the investment period when policyh
The increase in life expectancy over the past several decades has been impressive and represents a key challenge for institutions that provide life insurance products. Indeed, when a new actuarial table is released with updated survival and death rates, s
(Video in German language) Die bisherige Prüfungsvorbereitung zum eidg. dipl. Pensionskassenexperten wurde in in den letzten Jahren in einen Ausbildungslehrgang weiterentwickelt. Dabei wurde vor allem auf die heutigen und die in Zukunft zu erwartende
Financial institutions face the possibility of liquidity shocks, that is, sudden and unexpected cash requirements. To raise the cash, firms may be forced to sell assets, not at fair value but subject to a haircut reflecting the urgency of the sale.Illiqui
Economic valuation standards are widely used in the insurance industry and provide the basis for the Swiss Solvency Test, Solvency II, and IFRS 17. The application of these standards has given rise to many questions, such as whether the 6% cost of capital
(Video in German language) Das System der beruflichen Vorsorge ist mit grössten Herausforderungen zur Sicherung der finanziellen Stabilität konfrontiert: langfristig tiefe Zinsen, Demografie und der hohe Mindestumwandlungssatz.Im Vortrag wird ei
After scrutinizing technical, legal, financial, and actuarial aspects of cyber risk, a new approach for modelling cyber risk using marked point processes is proposed. Key covariables, required to model frequency and severity of cyber claims, are identifie
We define the nagging predictor, which, instead of using bootstrapping to produce a series of i.i.d. predictors, exploits the randomness of neural network calibrations to provide a more stable and accurate predictor than is available from a single neural
In the recent years the emergence of lots of new methods for Non Life reserving has increased significantly the complexity to translate the model results into concrete and easy to understand business actions. The aim of the presentation is to present a si