Every year the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) creates some online Professional Skills training materials to assist members in meeting their Professional Skills training requirements

These videos are designed to bring the Actuaries' Code to life by illustrating challenges which can arise in your daily personal and/or professional life.  

In 2013/2014, the video case studies focused on Conflicts of Interest and other professional issues

View the Conflicts of Interest video case studies

Conflicts of interest is one of the IFoA’s ethical hot topics.  Accordingly, we have been presenting sessions focussed on conflicts of interest and filming those around the UK.  Those sessions which involve detailed case studies, forms part of our conflicts Professional Skills Training materials.

Conflicts of Interest
7 May 2013 Video of the conflicts of interest interactive session Staple Inn, London: Pensions Professional skills logo
11 February 2013 Video of the conflicts of interest interactive session Staple Inn, London: Life and GI Professional skills logo
21 January 2013 Video of the conflicts of interest interactive session Staple Inn, London: Pensions Professional skills logo
21 January and 11 February 2013 These case studies and accompanying questions were discussed in the videos at Staple Inn, London  Professional skills logo
29 November 2012 Article published in The Actuary on Conflicts of Interest Case Studies with ‘mock’ answer Professional skills logo
27 November 2012

Video of the conflicts of interest information evening
Maclaurin House, Edinburgh

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12 July 2012 Video of the conflicts of interest information evening, Staple Inn, London Professional skills logo

Should organisations or CPD co-ordinators wish to conduct in-house training sessions on conflicts, the IFoA has prepared case studies with worked up answers and discussions points for facilitators in the General Insurance, Life and Pensions areas.

Please email conflicts@actuaries.org.uk for further details.

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  • Autumn Lecture 2020: Professor Elroy Dimson

    Online webinar
    14 October 2020

    Spaces available

    Many individuals and institutions have a long-term focus, and invest funds for the benefit of future generations. Their strategy should reflect their long horizon. University endowments are one of the oldest classes of institutional investor, and I will present the first study of the management of these endowments over the very long term.

  • GIRO Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Available to watch globally in November.
    02-13 November 2020
    Spaces available

    This year's GIRO has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the general insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's GI Online Learning Resource area.

  • Life Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Online
    16 November 2020 - 27 November 2020

    Spaces available

    This year's Life Conference has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the life insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's website.

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    The webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities schemes face in evaluating end game options, choosing a target state and understanding the impact this strategic decision could have on member outcomes long after the “end state” is reached. Adolfo, Kevin and Rhian bring over 60 years of experience in the industry and a variety of perspectives as scheme actuary, covenant adviser, trustee, de-risking adviser and insurer.

  • Spaces available

    Cash-flow driven investing is a game-changer for DB pension funds navigating their end-game. Suitable for sponsors who want to reduce risks on their balance sheets. And for trustees, it shifts the focus to providing greater certainty of returns, managing funding level volatility and ensuring they have enough income to pay cash-flow requirements.

  • Spaces available

    The talk will provide an understanding of the priorities and relationships between deficit reduction contributions, in the context of wider scheme funding, and different types of value outflow from the employer based on the working party’s recently published report.