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    This will cover the relative merits of negative screening against better engagement with firms and sectors before setting out why engagement is preferrable. This will consider when engagement cannot / does not work and why responsible investing may manifest differently for GI and Life funds as well as those with active or passive (or a combination) persuasions.

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    This aim of webinar is to provide an overview of research undertaken within the Data Science MIG with focus on one work stream “Professionalism, Regulation & Ethics”. In the session Matthew Byrne will give an overview of the key topics, exploring what TAS 100 means for data science algorithms, why you might need to take more care with data science to avoid breaching regulatory requirements, and which ethical considerations are relevant

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    We know that climate change is happening, but we can’t predict the specific consequences. The global weather system is complex and we don’t know how politicians, business and consumers will react and adapt to climate change - we are dealing with uncertainty. A big question for each Defined Benefit Scheme is to what extent the business of the scheme sponsor is prepared for dealing with the consequences of climate change.

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    The IFRS 17 Working Party have been producing a number of deep dive papers, these include topics such as risk adjustment, impact of disclosures on how uncertainty is perceived, deferring acquisition costs over renewals, PAA eligibility and more. 

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    The FCA’s interim report into general insurance pricing practices has brought into focus a number of market wide issues including:

    Price walking • Poor governance • Higher prices for potentially vulnerable customers • Higher prices for less aware customers

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    Model validation should not be a tick box exercise. It has all the right ingredients to be a value adding exercise that can help senior management understand what really drives the business from a risk and capital perspective. Model validation can be a stressful, bloated process - and may not be as value adding as it could be. 

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    The Ogden Discount Rate shock of 2017 brought about a period of profound uncertainty to General Insurance market.  GI Actuaries' first task was to estimate the impact of the Ogden shocks, particularly to reserving and reinsurance pricing.  Their second was to navigate a period of framework uncertainty, maintaining an agility in actuarial modelling as the Civil Liability Bill took shape. 

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