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Authors: Michelle Bradley, ACAS, MAAA, ARM, CERA, and David Shamblin, CTFA The placement of new risks in a captive should always lead to a review and possible modification of the captive’s asset strategy, especially when the added risks are non-traditional in nature....read more
The captive industry offers a wide variety of solutions to the issues faced by companies needing property and casualty insurance coverage, but exploring these options can easily start to feel like an overwhelming prospect. While decisions regarding structure and...read more
At SIGMA, we often get asked “how big does a company have to be to benefit from an actuarial analysis?” The question usually suggests there is some minimum loss or premium level that would trigger the need for an actuarial analysis. As you might imagine, it is...read more
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to meet one of the insurance brokerage industry’s most successful producers. This man had generated millions of dollars in commissions for years, had been labeled a “power broker” by industry journals, and was managing one of the...read more
A workers compensation loss analysis can be utilized in a number of ways depending on the situation and needs of the user. Reserve certification, satisfaction of self-insurance requirements, negotiation of security requirements and letters of credit, insurance...read more
At SIGMA, we pride ourselves in our efforts to educate both our own clients and the general insurance industry on actuarial concepts and methodology. Nearly fifteen years ago, we developed a booklet as part of these efforts titled “An Actuarial Advantage,” which has...read more