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  1. Michael_JM86 attached a file to the thread ST7 September 2017 q7 ii.

    I think I’ve worked it out! Please see the new attachment. New workings are as follows: Out of the 2016 written premium, half is...

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  2. Mufaddal Jamali posted a new thread.

    SA7 Specimen Paper - Q4

    Whilst attempting question 4 of the specimen paper (which is taken from SA6 Sept 2015 Q1), I found the split between the various parts...

    Forum: SA7

    Sep 20, 2019 at 7:18 PM
  3. Michael_JM86 posted a new thread.

    ST7 September 2017 q7 ii

    Hi ActEd, I am trying to draw a timeline for the earned premium for 2017 and I am not sure why only 37.5% of the 2016 premium is earned...

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    Forum: SP7

    Sep 20, 2019 at 6:44 PM
  4. Katherine Young replied to the thread Structured Finance vs Credit Secruitisation.

    A credit enhancement is any strategy that improves a company's credit rating, eg by providing collateral on a debt, or by obtaining...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 5:41 PM
  5. Calm replied to the thread Second-order stochastic dominance.

    You don't. Integration of CDF is for the continuous case only. To find first order stochastic dominance in the discrete case, you are...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 5:37 PM
  6. Katherine Young replied to the thread GLMs - prior weights, single risk premium model.

    The prior weights allow information about the known credibility of each observation to be incorporated in the model. For example, if...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 5:27 PM
  7. Katherine Young replied to the thread Surplus Reinsurance.

    It's the "$x per line" that's causing the problem Clint, it's not a phrase that makes sense. I've also just searched our SP8 Course...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 5:05 PM
  8. vandanah posted a new thread.

    Hi, can I take SA7 even if I did not write for SP5. I have the notes for ST5 for Ap. Please advise

    I have the notes for ST5 . Please advise I intend to write exam April 2020

    Forum: SA7

    Sep 20, 2019 at 5:02 PM
  9. Michael_JM86 replied to the thread ST7 September 2015 q6 ii.

    Thanks! I originally had it in my head the other way around, e.g if only one model is used to derive a distribution of reserves then it...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 4:45 PM
  10. Katherine Young replied to the thread ST7 September 2015 q6 ii.

    That's broadly it Michael, yes. Well done.

    Sep 20, 2019 at 4:40 PM
  11. Michael_JM86 replied to the thread ST7 September 2015 q6 ii.

    Oh, and another question related to this. Just to clarify, when we talk about the ‘Parameters’ for quantifying reserve uncertainty, do...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 4:17 PM
  12. ProudActuary replied to the thread First and final attempt of SA exam.

    Well done A Actuary for making what is the correct decision for you. I was able to strike more of a balance with things to avoid missing...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 3:39 PM
  13. Clint Tan replied to the thread Surplus Reinsurance.

    I read it under SP8. It stated the reinsurance treaty has y number of line, and maximum retention of $x per line. How does $x per line...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 2:37 PM
  14. Clint Tan posted a new thread.

    Structured Finance vs Credit Secruitisation

    I am confused by Structured Finance (Credit Enhancement & Credit Insurance Wrap) and Credit Securitisation. How are they different?

    Forum: SP7

    Sep 20, 2019 at 2:20 PM
  15. Michael_JM86 replied to the thread ST7 September 2015 q6 ii.

    Thanks Katherine, that response is very helpful. So just to confirm my understanding at a very high level; Model uncertainty is...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 2:07 PM
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