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Sir Win Bischoff, FRC Chairman delivers his lecture at GIRO on "The Importance of Professionalism in Today's Financial Sector".
Tesco Bank CEO Benny Higgins chairs a panel discussion on "The Future of the Professions".
In this blog, we talk to Claire Jones, the Chair of the IFoA’s ESG Investment Working Party, to find out more about ESG factors and why they are important to the actuarial profession.
Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues are increasingly acknowledged as important, mainstream investment considerations. Why?
The Institute of Actuaries of India invites expression of interest to present papers at the 19th Global Conference of Actuaries, to be held on 30 and 31 January 2018.
The theme of the conference is Actuaries, Through the Crystal Ball!
The EOI will be peer reviewed according to relevance to the conference, originality of the work, specific results described, and potential impact.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Exactval Ltd after its successful application for inclusion in the scheme.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Thomson Dickson Consulting Ltd after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death in July of our Past President, John Martin, CBE BSc FIA ASA FSS FPMI, aged 88.
For Actuaries involved in Non-Life Insurance and Life Assurance
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has appointed Dr Iain Clacher (Leeds University Business School) to carry out a survey of current practice in the use of economic theory, both explicitly and implicitly, by firms which employ actuaries in the UK. A report summarising the findings will be published by the IFoA, under the sponsorship of the Research and Thought Leadership Committee, and disseminated online and at relevant events.
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Added: Thu, 22/03/2018 - 12:15Investment in the insurance technology industry increased by 385% to $679m (£480m) across Europe last year, with the continent emerging as the world's top InsurTech hub outside North America.
Added: Wed, 21/03/2018 - 11:44Just one-quarter of investment professionals around the world are confident that Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU will result in a comprehensive trade deal covering goods and services.
Added: Tue, 20/03/2018 - 14:13Three-quarters of citizens across the UK, US, Australia, France, Germany and Singapore are willing to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve retirement incomes.
Added: Tue, 20/03/2018 - 11:39The Ministry of Justice has unveiled changes to the way insurers calculate personal injury compensation payouts using the discount rate in its Civil Liability Bill today.
Added: Mon, 19/03/2018 - 13:56The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will be given the power to issue punitive fines to companies that deliberately put defined benefit (DB) pension schemes at risk, the government confirmed today.
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Added: Fri, 16/03/2018 - 15:49Brits could see more than a fifth of their disposable incomes eaten up by pension saving as a result of minimum contribution increases over the next couple of years, new research has found.
Added: Wed, 14/03/2018 - 12:00Some 83% of asset and wealth management firms are somewhat or extremely concerned about over-regulation this year, according to a global survey of CEOs by PwC.
Added: Tue, 13/03/2018 - 14:21The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) expects UK GDP to grow by 1.5% this year after previously forecasting an expansion of 1.4%, Philip Hammond revealed today in his spring statement.
Added: Tue, 13/03/2018 - 11:00Six out of 10 investors with no current exposure to digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum would consider including them in their investment portfolios.