World Bank publishes book on mutuals and takaful

Actuarial Partners’ senior partner, Zainal Abidin Mohd Kassim and partner, Hassan Scott Odierno were contributing authors to a book on takaful published by the World Bank titled Takaful and Mutual Insurance: Alternative Approaches to Managing Risks Excerpts from the overview section: Explains that the main differences that separate takaful insurance from the conventional joint stock … Continued

Professional Development Opportunities in Bangkok

Actuarial Partners Consulting to conduct an Asia Short-Term Insurance Reserving Workshop in Bangkok on 10-11 August 2016. The workshop is co-organised with the Society of Actuaries, US as part of the profession’s continued professional development and provides 14.4 CPD hours. Actuarial Partners is contactable at +603-2161 0433 or *protected email* Original link Here Description This … Continued

The Pure Mutual Route to Takaful

The you-tube video below captures Zainal Kassim’s presentation on takaful and the pure mutual route during the prestigious 2016 International Takaful Summit (ITS) awards ceremony in London

Working M’sians Need More Insurance Coverage, Says MTA

KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 (Bernama) — Working Malaysians need to have an insurance coverage of about nine times their annual salary, according to a study by the Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA). This translates into a shortfall in insurance coverage of RM200,000 per individual and the overall “protection gap” of 12.5 million working Malaysians in 2012 … Continued

Zainal Awani Interview

The introduction is conversed in Bahasa Malaysia for the first minute, however the rest of the interview is conducted in English.

Interview with Zainal Kassim (ASM)

The following is an interview with Zainal Kassim, the country head of Mercer in Malaysia, discussing changes happening on February 1st 2011.