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Resources for Subject SA3 General Insurance

Suggested additional reading for Subject SA3 General Insurance

Students may find it useful to consult some of the suggested additional reading from Unit 18 of the SA3 Core Reading to obtain a different viewpoint when studying a particular topic

However, students are not expected to have read all of the items on the list for their chosen subject.

Actuarial Standards

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Articles 

Access articles after ‘Athens’ login to the IFoA eLibrary via the title or DOI links shown. Please contact Library Service to request an Athens account, available to IFoA members and Affiliates.

Conference papers (by year) on Institute and Faculty of Actuaries website

Read other papers from General Insurance Research Organisation (GIRO) via the links to the GIRO papers in the IFoA Event Paper Archive.  These are papers and presentations released after conferences. Follow links for the year then title of the conference or meeting event.

The Event Paper Archive offers access to presentations released after conferences. Follow links for the year then title of the conference or meeting event.

Other monographs including guidance

Reference sources (references for SA3 Core Reading 2019)

Books

 

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Events calendar

  • Autumn Lecture 2020: Professor Elroy Dimson

    Online webinar
    14 October 2020

    Spaces available

    Many individuals and institutions have a long-term focus, and invest funds for the benefit of future generations. Their strategy should reflect their long horizon. University endowments are one of the oldest classes of institutional investor, and I will present the first study of the management of these endowments over the very long term.

  • GIRO Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Available to watch globally in November.
    02-13 November 2020
    Spaces available

    This year's GIRO has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the general insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's GI Online Learning Resource area.

  • Life Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Online
    16 November 2020 - 27 November 2020

    Spaces available

    This year's Life Conference has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the life insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's website.

  • Spaces available

    The webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities schemes face in evaluating end game options, choosing a target state and understanding the impact this strategic decision could have on member outcomes long after the “end state” is reached. Adolfo, Kevin and Rhian bring over 60 years of experience in the industry and a variety of perspectives as scheme actuary, covenant adviser, trustee, de-risking adviser and insurer.

  • Spaces available

    Cash-flow driven investing is a game-changer for DB pension funds navigating their end-game. Suitable for sponsors who want to reduce risks on their balance sheets. And for trustees, it shifts the focus to providing greater certainty of returns, managing funding level volatility and ensuring they have enough income to pay cash-flow requirements.

  • Spaces available

    The talk will provide an understanding of the priorities and relationships between deficit reduction contributions, in the context of wider scheme funding, and different types of value outflow from the employer based on the working party’s recently published report.