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Lifelong Learning - IFRS 17

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1 January 2023 is implementation day for IFRS 17, replacing IFRS 4.

IFRS 17 applies to issued insurance and reinsurance contracts, reinsurance contracts held and investment contracts with a discretionary participation feature that are issued by an entity that also issues insurance contracts.

 As implementation nears this page provides access to IFoA and other resources to support member learning.  Many of our resources have been produced by IFoA Working Parties and other Colleagues.

IFoA working parties’ resources

Resources and courses

Course: IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts – The Fundamentals

Many providers are offering training and we have negotiated a discount for IFoA members for BPPs half-day training course. Please login to your account and follow the link below to find out more about the course.

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IFRS 17 video presentations

Since 2017 there have been many presentations, delivered at various conferences and events, here are some to get started:




General Insurance Spring conference

The presentation is available on the IFoA's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE):

Life Insurance

The presentations are available on the IFoA's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE):

Life Conference

The presentations are available on the IFoA's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE):

Giro Conference

The presentations are available on the IFoA's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE):

Asia Conference

The presentation is available on the IFoA's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE):

CIGI Conference

The presentation is available on the IFoA's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE):

Masterclasses and Cross practice

The presentation is available on the IFoA's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE):

Foundation videos

These videos are availble to watch on YouTube:

Library resources

Members can access articles about IFRS 17 via the library portal.

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  • Spaces available

    Over recent months there has been a sharp rise in M&A activity involving British businesses, with interest from overseas, domestic buyers and Private Equity investors.  

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    Frank Redington is recognised as one of the most influential actuaries of all time. In this talk, Craig will review some of Redington's most important ideas. He will identify the consistent actuarial principles that form a common thread across the contributions Redington made to a broad range of actuarial fields, and will highlight the ongoing relevance of Redington's thinking to 21st century actuarial practice.

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    The IFoA Mental Health working party look back over their week of blogs and podcasts considering all aspects of the relationship between mental health and life insurance. The expert panel spans adviser, underwriter and actuarial experience and they  explore triggers for purchasing insurance relating to mental health, the various routes to insurance and how these may be more suited to different people depending on their conditions and preferences, the products and processes involved in purchasing these as well as what claims and support are available to policyholders and how to access them.

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    Part of the 'Finance in the Public Interest 2022' webinar series. If it was ever okay to consider your business in isolation from its surroundings, today it most definitely is not. Thinking about business within its surrounding system is now a necessity. The question we seek to discuss is: How should we prescribe the boundaries in which we consider problems to enable us to create better products and more resilient companies and systems?

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    What will happen to DC pension savers who see life annuities as poor VFM but still want an income for life?  Pooled annuity funds could offer them a decent lifetime income while reducing significantly the complex choices and risk inherent in income drawdown.  They could be the next generation of CDC pension schemes, slotting into the existing DC framework as a post-retirement option.