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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is pleased to be sponsoring a flagship event hosted by The Actuarial Association of Uganda (TAAU) in Kampala next month.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA’s) Non-Traditional Investments Working Party held a sessional research event on 19 January where the group presented its new research. The paper, entitled Non-traditional investments: Key considerations for insurers, is an encyclopaedia of key alternative investments insurers are currently looking at.
We are pleased to announce that we have now launched the second round of consultations on the regulation of the Chief Actuary and the Chief Risk Officer under the Solvency II regime.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Mark Cross to Chair its Research and Thought Leadership Committee (RTLC). This follows a very competitive recruitment process that attracted a high quality set of candidates from a variety of disciplines and from around the world.
We are delighted to announce that the launch of our newly formed Indian Actuarial Network UK (IANUK) took place yesterday the 2 December. The launch event was held in the members’ lounge of the IFoA London Office, where members of the new IANUK committee were joined by President-elect Fiona Morrison, Membership Director Memoria Lewis and members of the Indian actuarial community to mark the launch of this new group.
Academics at Cass Business School, part of City University London, have published a paper entitled 'Personal care savings bonds: A new way of saving towards social care in later life' in which they propose a premium bond style savings plan that could help Britain's elderly care funding crisis.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has conducted a survey of UK listed companies to gain an understanding of the impact of the updated UK Corporate Governance Code and Guidance on Risk Management, Internal Control and Related Financial and Business Reporting.
The 23 November saw the highly successful launch and inaugural event of the new Gulf Actuarial Society (GAS) in Dubai.
The society covers the six Gulf states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, and has been created with the specific aims of bringing together IFoA members based in the region, and providing networking and CPD opportunities for all actuaries in the area.
We have launched a consultation on the proposed introduction of a mandatory Actuarial Profession Standard (APS) and supporting guides in relation to trust-based pre-paid funeral plans work.
In September the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA's) Mortality Research Steering Committee welcomed world class experts to the International Mortality and Longevity Symposium to highlight research and exchange views on mortality projection.