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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Countries where a reduced rate applies for education services

Students who work/study (regardless of correspondence address) in any of the countries in this list are automatically entitled to receive a concession on fees for education services.   June 2013 Countries where a reduced rate applies for education ... read more >>

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Adam Sutton, Suzi Gillespie, Hash Piperdy, Charles Sword
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Sessional Research Meeting

Valuing Sponsor Support

Paper by PwC, presented on 28/1/2013 (London) and 18/2/2013 (Edinburgh), together with the paper 'Market-Consistent Valuation of a Defined Benefit Pension Fund’s Employer Covenant and its use in Risk-Based Capital Assessment‘ by Barrie & Hibbert. Both ... read more >>

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Craig Turnbull
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Sessional Research Meeting

Market-Consistent Valuation of a Defined Benefit Pension Fund’s Employer Covenant and its use in Risk-Based Capital Assessment

Paper by Barrie & Hibbert presented on 28/1/2013 (London) and 18/2/2013 (Edinburgh), together with the paper 'Valuing Sponsor Support‘ by PwC. Both papers together were collated under the title 'Options for assessing employer covenant and the holistic ... read more >>

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Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

“Task” and “Person” Specification: Chair of the GI Professional Standards Committee (GIPSC)

This document sets out the task and person specification for the volunteer Chair of the General Insurance Professional Standards Committee (GIPSC).  This volunteer will be someone who has a passion for leading the committee in this important area, to ... read more >>

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David Ingram; Laura Santori; Mark Puccia

Insurance criteria: evaluating the enterprise risk management practices of insurance companies

With the new risk-management evaluation process described in this paper, risk managment will become a separate, major category of S&P analyses. Best performers in that category will have robust risk-management processes that are carried across the ... read more >>

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Professionalism Awareness Committee

Professional Skills Training Record - template (June 2013): Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Professional Skills Training Record 2013-2014 Name: Status: Fellow Associate Student ARN: Date Training Provider details Training Activity Details PST hours Learning outcomes: Learning ... read more >>

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General Counsel

Professional Skills Training: 4Cs

ACTUARIES’ CODE  Refer to the Actuaries’ Code  Determine which provisions apply to your given situation  For each potential action, determine whether it is in breach of the code or consistent with behaviour required by the Code  Consider ... read more >>

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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Exam timetable for the 2014 exams

Details of the exams which will be held on each day during the 2014 exam sittings. June 2013 Exam timetable 2014 Tuesday 22 April – Friday 2 May 2014 Monday 22 September – Friday 3 October 2014 Sept Mon 22 Sept Tues 23 Sept Weds 24 ... read more >>

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Economic Capital Subgroup of the Society of Actuaries Risk Management Task Force

Specialty guide on economic capital

At its most basic level Economic Capital can defined as sufficient surplus to cover potential losses, at a given risk tolerance level, over a specified time horizon. This is the working we will use throughout this Specialty Guide, adding details as needed ... read more >>

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Guidance on how CA3 Communications is marked - the written question

This guide has been prepared to help students prepare for the written question in the CA3 Communications exam. It sets out the criterion for passing CA3, together with the general format of the marking schedule which is used by markers in assessing a ... read more >>

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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Guidance on how CA3 Communications is marked - the presentation question

This guide has been prepared to help students prepare for the presentation question in the CA3 communications exam. It sets out the criterion for passing CA3, together with the general format of the marking schedule which is used by markers in assessing a ... read more >>

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Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

The role of a 'Guinea Pig' - task and person specification

This document sets out the task and person specification for members who are interested in offering support as an exam "Guinea Pig". The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries The role of a “Guinea Pig” “Task” and “Person” Specification: Session ... read more >>

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Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Risk & Investment Conference Programme Committee 2014 - Deputy Chair

This document sets out the task and person specification for the volunteer Deputy Chair of this Committee. Deputy Chair – Risk and Investment Conference Programme Committee We are seeking to appoint two proactive, innovative volunteers to take on the ... read more >>

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Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Risk and Investment Conference Programme Committee 2014 - task and person specification for Committee Members

This document sets out the task and person specification for a volunteer committee member. Committee Member – Risk and Investment Conference Programme Committee The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking proactive, innovative volunteers ... read more >>

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Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

ERM Research & Thought Leadership Committee - Task and Person Specification for Deputy Chair

This document sets out the task and person specification for the volunteer role of Deputy Chair of this committee.  Deputy Chair – ERM Research & Thought Leadership Committee We are seeking to appoint a proactive, innovative volunteer to take ... read more >>

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Professionalism Awareness Committee

Professionalism Resource Material. Archie the Actuary: Compliance

Professionalism Resource Material Archie the Actuary : Compliance by the Professionalism Awareness Committee 2 Archie the Actuary Part Five – Compliance by Andrew Newman This is the fifth of a series of articles where Archie the ... read more >>

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Professionalism Awareness Committee

Professional Skills Training - Appendix A (June 2013): Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Appendix A PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TRAINING Criteria for recognition of Professional Skills for Experienced Members Professional Skills Training should achieve one or more of the following: enhance understanding of an actuary’s professional ... read more >>

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Professionalism Awareness Committee

Professional Skills Training FAQs - v4.0 (June 2013): Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Professional Skills Training Frequently asked questions Version 4 June 2013 2 Contents Page No. Section 1: Changes to previous arrangements 3 Section 2: Online Professional Awareness Test 4 Section 3: ... read more >>

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The Pensions Regulator
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Defined Benefit Funding statement

Communication from the Pensions Regulator

Defined Benefit Funding statement Communication from the Pensions Regulator (tPR) June 2013 In the Pensions Regulator’s recent defined benefit funding statement we announced that we would be streamlining the way in which we communicate with trustees ... read more >>

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Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Task and Person Specification for Committee Member - Pensions Conference Programme Committee 2014

This document sets out the task and person specification for a member of the Pensions Conference Programme Committee for 2014.   Committee Member - Pensions Conference Programme Committee The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking ... read more >>