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Circular 9/17: Review of Open Policy Years and 2018 General Increase

Circular 9/17: Review of Open Policy Years and 2018 General Increase

OUTLINE

  • Standard deductible remains unchanged at $12,000 per event for the 2018 policy year.
  • Any change in the cost of the International Group reinsurance will be passed on to the mutual Members.
  • An explanation of the financial background to the Board’s decisions can be found in the “Autumn Statement 2017” which accompanies this Circular.


TO THE MEMBERS

REVIEW OF OPEN POLICY YEARS AND 2018 POLICY YEAR GENERAL INCREASE

At its meeting on 30th October 2017, the Board reviewed the financial position of the Club, the  
of the open and closed years and decided on the required premium levels for 2018.

2015 policy year
There is no supplementary premium estimated for this policy year. The release call is set at 0 per cent.

Members previously received a Mutual Premium Discount of 12% of the fourth instalment.

2016 policy year
There is no supplementary premium estimated for this policy year. The release call is set at 0 per cent.

2017 policy year
There is no supplementary premium estimated for this policy year. The release call is set at 5 per cent of mutual premium plus any outstanding instalments of mutual premium.

2018 policy year
For the 2018 policy year, the Board has elected not to announce a General Increase.  The release call is set at 10 per cent of mutual premium plus any outstanding instalments of mutual premium.

As usual, mutual premium for 2018 will be payable in four instalments.

A detailed explanation of the background to the Board’s decisions can be found in the “Autumn Statement 2017”which accompanies this circular. Both documents are also published electronically in the “Club Circulars” section of the website, (www.ukpandi.com).

Release calls
In assessing release calls, the Directors take account of premium risk, catastrophe risk, reserve risk, counterparty default risk,market risk and operational risk.

Deductibles
The standard deductible will remain at $12,000 per event, including fees and expenses, for the 2018 policy year (or the dollar equivalent in other currencies).

The Club may also propose higher than standard deductibles as part of the renewal terms for Members with adverse records.

Yours faithfully,
THE MANAGERS

For more information:
Members requiring further information should contact their usual underwriting contact at the Club.

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