Actuarial publications

You will find here all publications related to Actuarial services.

Mazars global pension investment advisory team

Behind salaries, pensions are often the biggest cost an employer might face. Many employers are still struggling with their legacy final salary schemes and, at the same time, managing the cost and implementation of the new requirements under Workplace Pension Reform (or “auto-enrolment”).

Captives - Challenges of Solvency II

Captives and other specialist insurers are affected by Solvency II requirements but the legislation has not been designed with a focus on them. This briefing highlights the key challenges ahead.

Solvency II - QIS5

Across the insurance industry, preparations are underway in order to fulfil the requirements of Solvency II Directive by 2012. There are many challenges ahead. This briefing highlights how Mazars can help you with QIS5.

Portfolio Strategy under Solvency II

Solvency II is an opportunity to consider ways of improving efficiency in the use of insurance capital. Expected increases to regulatory capital will need financing. Pricing and reserving will need to become even more focused for companies to remain competitive. Now is a good time for companies to identify those lines of business that are driving capital increases and consider the options where business is not adding measurable value.

Solvency II - Mazars MIMAP Process to Model Approval

Companies should be considering the practical challenges of meeting the demands of Solvency II. How can they gain assurance that their models will not only support the business but also meet the relevant standards? Mazars Independent Model Approval Process (MIMAP) is now being used by some of the largest insurers in the world.

Solvency II - Own Risk and Solvency Assessment

Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA), a Pillar 2 requirement, is a risk management system that requires undertakings to assess their own short and long-term risks and the amount of own funds necessary to cover them. There are a number of considerations and principles to be taken into account.

Solvency II: Dry run for the insurance market

50% of Lloyd’s syndicates submitted SII implementation plans that were rated as below the standard required. As a result, those syndicates will remain in the spotlight. To avoid the same problem, consider the following.

Providing customised solutions

Mazars Actuaries and Consultants LLP is a team of professionals with a broad range of skills and breadth of experience. We provide solutions tailored specifically to each client's needs.

Solvency II implementation

The solvency requirements of the UK insurance industry are changing. Across the industry, preparations are underway in order to fulfil the requirements of the Solvency II directive by 2012.