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Gabriel Bernardino has been reconfirmed for a second term of five years as Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). Interviewed by The European Actuary (April 2016 issue) he identified supervisory convergence as the main challenge facing the industry.
Academics from Cass Business School, City University London, have sought to find a solution to the social care funding challenge.
From an international perspective there is an incredible amount of change that will serve to keep GI actuaries around the world busy – for example driven by the rapid development of emerging insurance markets, technological change through data analytics and telematics, significant development of global, regional and local regulation, and the series of weather-related events in recent years.
Voting has opened for the IFoA Honorary Fellow Election 22nd March 2016. Honorary Fellows are a valued section of our membership and bring a wealth of expertise to the IFoA.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) undertook a review in 2014/2015 of all governance documents to ensure they reflected current practice and regulatory requirements.
For the first time, for the 2015/2016 CPD reporting year student members undertaking stage 3 Professional Skills Training (PST) are required to record their activity
The third annual IFoA Awards Dinner took place at Staple Inn Hall on 10 March. Hosted by the IFoA President Fiona Morrison, this evening’s dinner celebrated success and excellence in academic achievements and leading research with prizes and medals. Fiona Morrison commented “These achievements not only help to promote the value actuaries bring to businesses, government and society but also to advance the development of actuarial science”.
At the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) we pride ourselves on working collaboratively with the organisations that employ our student members.
As a Student member you are now, for the first time, required to formally record any stage 3 Professional Skills Training (PST) activity that you undertake for the 2015/2016 reporting year.
We are pleased to announce that additional past exam papers for CA3 Communications have now been made available, which we know that you have been requesting for a long time. There are two each of the written and the presentation questions, along with an examiners’ report for each.
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Added: Wed, 02/08/2017 - 17:42Approximately 1.1 million women in their early 60s are £32 worse off each week as a result of increases to the state pension age at the start of the decade.
Added: Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:57The global health costs associated with fossil fuels are over six times greater than the amount governments pay subsidising carbon-intensive energy sources.
Added: Tue, 01/08/2017 - 12:07Approximately 320,000 UK homeowners aged 51-65 are planning to pay-off home loans using money from their pension, according to research from Just.