Seven Thoughts on Part VII Transfers

The first and second waves of Brexit-triggered transfers may now have completed, but further Part VII activity looks set to reach the courts – here are five reasons why, and two things to remember if you are considering embarking on a Part VII.  Come and talk to us if you want guidance through this specialist… Continue reading>

Validation: Delivering value or just going round the loop?

Top three validation priorities for 2021: better insight, lower cost, capital efficiency At this time of year, many risk and capital teams embark on a new lap of their internal model validation cycle.  Unlike the more exciting underwriting cycle or the more troubling reserving cycle, the validation cycle is more about applying common sense.  Most… Continue reading>

GIRO 2020

The annual GIRO conference is always a highlight for us here at Marcuson Consulting.  With the conference being held virtually this year, it has been a great shame that we haven’t been able to reconnect with our fellow professionals in person. Even so, the sessions themselves continue to be extremely engaging, offering valuable insights into… Continue reading>

International Nurses Day

On International Nurses Day and the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale (12 May 2020), Kendra Felisky of Marcuson Consulting celebrates the actuarial skills of one of the world’s most famous nurses. Florence Nightingale – A Pioneer of Data Visualisation and Handwashing… oh, and that nursing thing. It’s a situation familiar to all actuaries. You know… Continue reading>