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Autumn Pension Seminar

Wednesday 13 November 2019 09:00 - 17:00

Join us for this brand new seminar that brings together our Current Issues in Pensions, Pensions and the Law, and Investment for Pension Actuaries events. The seminar builds on the IFoA’s Annual Pension Conference with sessions covering CDC, TPR’s code of practice, investments, legal updates and Professional Skills Training with a focus on interactive discussion throughout.

The seminar will cover:

  • Code of Practice 
  • Legal Update on current legal issues affecting trustees and scheme sponsors
  • Investment Session on Current Macro Themes and Trends in Global Investment Markets. Taking stock of where we are in the market cycle and covering key themes that are driving investment markets.
  • CDC session on Bringing CDC to the UK. Hear from Simon Eagle (WTW) and Chintan Gandhi (Aon) on the framework for CDC in the UK, key considerations around CDC scheme design, and the commercial opportunities. There will be a generous allocation of time for Q&A and discussion.
  • Knowledge sharing/interactive discussion. An opportunity to select topics from a wide range of technical areas and join delegates for knowledge sharing and discussion.
  • Professional Skills

Speakers confirmed: 

  • Fiona Frobisher (Head of Policy) and Neil Bull (Investment Consultant);  TPR
  • James Dean; Simmons and Simmons, LLP
  • Harvi Rana, Pensions Life Long Learning subcommittee
  • IFoA regulation team
Timings Programme
09.00-09.30 Registration and refreshments
09.30 - 09.35

Chairs introduction

Chintan Gandhi, Aon

09:35 - 10:35

Code of Practice

Fiona Frobisher and Neil Bull, TPR

10:35 - 11:35

Professional Skills


11.35 - 11.50 Morning refreshments
11:50 - 12:50

CDC session

Simon Eagle, Willis Towers Watson and Chintan Gandhi, Aon

12:50 - 13:40


13:40 - 14:40

Legal update

James Dean, Simmons & Simmons

14:40 - 15:40

Investment Session

Andrew Pease, Russell Investments

15:40 - 15:55 Afternoon Refreshments
15:55 - 16:55

Knowledge sharing and Interactive discussion

Harvi Rana, Aon

16:55 - 17:00 Chair’s closing remarks



Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen St, Holborn, London WC2B 5DA

Nearest Public Transport

Holborn Station / Covent Garden Station