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  • Hedging Variable Annuity Guarantees: A Practical Discussion
    Once the reinsurance market started to dry up, the direct writers had to look at other alternatives. Not ... there are even differences of opinion within our primary auditor in terms of how you should go about valuing ...

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    • Authors: Zafar Rashid, Francis Sabatini, Application Administrator, Daniel D Heyer, Mark Evans
    • Date: Jun 2004
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Guaranteed living benefits; Annuities>Variable annuities; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP]; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Stochastic models
  • Variable Annuity Risk and Seeking “The Perfect Hedge”
    cash flows (net of premiums) exactly mirror our direct flows. The problem with reinsurance recently is ... assign losses over a certain level back to the direct writer. This means that the 100 percent negative ...

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    • Authors: Douglas Robbins
    • Date: Jul 2003
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!
    • Topics: Annuities>Pricing - Annuities; Annuities>Variable annuities
  • Minimum Garanteed Benefits of Variable Annuities
    all the guarantees. AG 34, which was MMM, takes care of the reserves for the variable guaranteed minimum ... FLOOR: The second question is, is that true for a direct writer of these contracts or just from a reinsurer’s ...

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    • Authors: Franklin Clapper, Kerry Krantz, John M O'Sullivan, Stephen A J Sedlak, Cindy Barnard, Charles Dana Tatro
    • Date: Sep 2000
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Standards of practice; Annuities>Variable annuities; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP]; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Statutory accounting; Public Policy; Reinsurance>Financial reporting for reinsurance; Reinsurance>Reserving - Reinsurance
  • Global Variable Annuity Relected in New Zealand Product Design
    Global Variable Annuity Relected in New Zealand Product Design New Zealand is about to launch ... the state scheme has been perceived to be the primary provid- er of retirement income. Raising awareness ...

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    • Authors: Murray Alan Hilder, Ralph Stewart
    • Date: Jan 2016
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: International News
    • Topics: Annuities>Capital - Annuities; Annuities>Guaranteed living benefits; Annuities>Individual annuities; Annuities>Investment strategy - Annuities; Annuities>Marketing and distribution - Annuities; Annuities>Policyholder behavior - Annuities; Annuities>Pricing - Annuities; Annuities>Reserves - Annuities; Annuities>Product development - Annuities; Annuities>Variable annuities; Finance & Investments>Asset allocation; Finance & Investments>Asset liability management; Finance & Investments>Derivatives; Finance & Investments>Investment policy; Finance & Investments>Investments
  • Dynamic Hedging
    past have put some sort of tail risk back on the direct writer. The 40 basis points is intended to be ... reinsurance has always been an attractive proposition to direct writers is due to its ability to reduce the volatility ...

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    • Authors: Marshall C Greenbaum, Kannoo Ravindran
    • Date: May 2002
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Variable annuities; Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Life Insurance
  • Policyholder Behavior in the Tail: Variable Annuity Guaranteed Benefits - 2011 Survey Results
    Policyholder Behavior in the Tail: Variable Annuity Guaranteed Benefits - 2011 Survey Results The Joint Risk Management ... 8 10 12 14 Broker/agent Bank Wirehouse Direct Other Distribution Channels 25 Source of ...

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    • Authors: Clifford Angstman, Peter Bondy, Stephen Hodges, James Reiskytl, Richard Tucker, Josh Windsor
    • Date: Jan 2012
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Topics: Annuities>Variable annuities
  • Managing Equity Guarantees
    And luckily all the children said, ah, we don't care. So it's very good news for the country that the ... position in D.C. because his children really don't care about $250 million that they'll be losing. But ...

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    • Authors: Hubert B Mueller, Gilbert Lacoste, Darin Zimmerman, Thomas Ho, Elinor Friedman
    • Date: May 2002
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Variable annuities; Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Life Insurance
  • Risk Management Issues for Variable and Equity-Indexed Annuities
    given the lapse/mortality typically stays with the direct writer. In using this strategy, you would have ... who is doing the hedging. I've seen examples of direct companies where dynamic hedging can be more expensive ...

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    • Authors: Charles L Gilbert, Darin Zimmerman, Kannoo Ravindran
    • Date: Oct 2002
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Equity-indexed annuities; Annuities>Variable annuities
  • Pricing and Risk Management of Variable Annuities with Multiple Guaranteed Minimum Benefits
    Pricing and Risk Management of Variable Annuities with Multiple Guaranteed Minimum Benefits This ... present value of distributable earnings was the primary metric, with the probability distribution of ...

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    • Authors: Feng Sun
    • Date: Oct 2006
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Practice Forum
    • Topics: Annuities>Variable annuities; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Asset modeling; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Dynamic simulation models
  • Phase 2 of the C-3 Project Update
    Phase 2 of the C-3 Project Update Presented at May 2002 Spring Meeting. Discusses the status of the second ... where we are, either, so somehow we have to take care of these transition problems. Phase 2 of ...

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    • Authors: Alastair G Longley-Cook, David Sandberg, Daniel Patterson
    • Date: May 2002
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Variable annuities; Enterprise Risk Management>Capital management - ERM; Finance & Investments>Investments; Global Perspectives; Life Insurance