At Pacific Life Re, we believe sharing is good, so we would like to share our latest thought leadership articles with you.

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Asia | May 2018

Selling Bancassurance in the Digital Age

In this article recently published in the Asia Insurance Review, Albertus speculates what bancassurance might look like in the year 2020 and predicts the future of how it might be marketed and sold to end consumers.

Australia | February 2018 | Australia Newsletter

Splash! Australia Issue #2

In this second edition, we highlight the future of claims automation, blockchain and rethinking trauma insurance.

Australia | Claims Rules Engine Demonstration

Claims Rules Engine Demonstration

Our Australian team is currently completing its own Claims Rules Engine, using our UnderwriteMe technology. The Claims Rules Engine will introduce straight through processing, provide greater transparency and consistency to the claims process and ultimately improve servicing times.

Asia | December 2017 | Asia Newsletter

Think Asia Issue #5

In this fifth issue, we provide some high level updates on our Asia business unit as well as a short feature on one of our employees.

Australia | November 2017 | Australia Newsletter

Splash! Australia Issue #1

In this first quarterly edition, we highlight latest advancements surrounding gene therapy and touch on machine learning.

Asia | November 2017

The Life Reinsurance Evolution

We explore how reinsurers are increasing their value-add to the insurance value chain by taking advantage of their comprehensive understanding of risks, and adopting a positive attitude towards innovation.  This article was first published in the Asia Insurance Review, November 2017 issue.

Asia | August 2017

Weaving Social Needs into Protection Innovation

We look at innovation opportunities in existing product propositions that have the potential to address Thailand's increasing protection needs, making insurance more accessible to everyone.  This article was first published in the Asia Insurance Review, August 2017 issue.

Europe | August 2017

Return of Volatility

Recent commentary on UK mortality improvements has focussed on the slowdown observed since 2010 compared with the preceding decade.  In this re:think issue, we explore the possibility that this is a return to more normal levels of volatility in mortality improvements after a decade in which they were unusually regular.  

Asia | August 2017 | Asia Newsletter

Think Asia Issue #4

This newsletter provides a high level update on our Asia business unit, including a special feature on one of our employees. 


Europe | June 2017

The Moment of Truth: A Consumer's Perspective

In 2016, we commissioned a survey of 2,000 people in the UK to try to gain some insight into their views of protection claims management, what they consider the chance is of getting a claim paid, how we treat misrepresentation and, more generally, to get a “laypersons” view of claims practices in the protection market.  This report gives an overview of our findings. 

Asia | June 2017

Global Care

The number of patients opting to receive overseas medical treatments is growing at an estimated rate of 15% year-on-year, with the US, Europe, and Singapore being preferred destinations for medical procedures.  We explore this cross-border healthcare trend and how insurers can tap this opportunity.  This article was first published in the Asia Insurance Review, June 2017 issue. 

Australia | May 2017

Claims Rules Engine

In this short article Mark Segreto, Director, Claims at Pacific Life Re Australia introduces the arrival of market leading claims technology designed to transform the way insurers manage claims.