The objectives of Towards the Optimal Reserving Process Working Party are to:
- investigate common practice within the reserving process and disseminate such information as required, ensuring practitioners are aware of such practices
- describe common issues relating to the reserving process and provide ideas around how to address these within the 'typical' reserving process
- consider emerging trends in reserving process requirements and identify potential ways to address these
- assist in making new reserving methods accessible to the wider Profession by providing practical steps to integrate them within existing reserving processes
- TORP IFRS 17 Survey 2018 Results
- GIRO 2018: Workshop B: IFRS 17: Are reserving processes and systems heading for the rocks?
- Reserving in Machine Learning (Reserving Seminar 2018)
- TORP: SII TPs - Sharing the Pain (GIRO 2016)
- Towards the Optimal Reserving Process - Survey, April 2016
- Materiality and RI for fast close: Catching the big fish with nets (GIRO, 2015)
- Sessional Paper: The fast close process (2015)
- Presentation (GIRO, 2014)
- Paper (GIRO, 2014)
- 2014 Reserving Seminar presentation
- Update from the Working Party (CIGI, 2014)
- Reserving Seminar presentation
- AvE: Curse or Blessing? (GIRO, 2013)
- Actual vs. Expected Techniques (GIRO, 2013)
- A Practical Guide to Building your own Teepee (GIRO, 2012)
- Towards Optimal Reserving (GIRO, 2012)
- Workshop presentation (GIRO, 2012)
- 9 November 2017
- 7 October 2013
- 17 September 2012
- 17 September 2012
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