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SIAS Event: Discount Rates are Flawed

Tuesday 3 December 2019 17:30 - 20:00

This talk will be given by Jon Spain who, as far back as 1983, has been working independently, trying to bring “long-term” back to UK actuarial thinking. His current focus is on discount rates (see

The basic tenet of this talk is that, for long-term financial entities (such as DB pension funds), the discounting process itself is utterly flawed and should be discarded as unfit for purpose.

Please arrive at 5.30pm to sign-in before a 6pm start.

Sandwiches and drinks will be served after the talk.



Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ

Nearest Public Transport

Chancery Lane Station