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Our Disciplinary and Capacity for Membership Schemes

If you are facing an allegation under our Disciplinary and Capacity for Membership Schemes, we understand that this may be a daunting experience.

Our Disciplinary Scheme Investigation and Procedural Framework flowchart outlines each step of our disciplinary process.

To guide you through this process we have produced a range of notes covering all aspects of our Disciplinary and Capacity for Membership Schemes to help you understand what is involved. You can also see guidance on the time frames involved in the IFoA disciplinary process in our Timeframes Guidance policy


Information for members who are facing an allegation

Capacity for Membership Process

About Adjudication Panels

Adverse Inferences Note

Adjudication Panel – for Respondents when allegations are dismissed

Adjudication panel – Information for the Respondent where a prima facie finding of misconduct is made

Independent Examiner – Information for the Respondent

Advisory Report – Withdrawal of an allegation

Interim Orders

Disciplinary Tribunal Panel - Information for the Respondent

Taking a statement from the Respondent

Appeal against determination of the Disciplinary Tribunal Panel

Readmission to Membership

If you have been excluded or expelled from membership of the IFoA as a result of disciplinary proceedings and you wish to be readmitted as a member, we have produced an information note to provide guidance on this process.

If you wish to submit an application for readmission, you should complete the application form and provide supporting documents.

If you have any questions about IFoA disciplinary investigations please email

Further information can be obtained from the Disciplinary Investigation Team 

The Disciplinary Investigation Team
Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Level 2 Exchange Crescent
7 Conference Square


Telephone: +44 (0)131 240 1326

Contact Details

If you have any questions about the disciplinary process, please email

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    We have made it through 2020 but the COVID-19 crisis continues to have a significant impact on individuals, societies, businesses and the wider economy across the globe. Navigating the world post COVID-19 in an uncertain and highly unstable time brings along many uncertainties, challenges and exciting opportunities. Hence the theme of this year’s IFoA Asia Conference Webinar Series is “Risk. Adapt. Thrive.”

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    In April 2021, the CMI Income Protection Committee published Working Paper 149, which detailed the changes to analysis methodology for the Income Protection Investigation and the impact of past data issues. This webinar will provide an overview of the changes in the analysis approach and discuss the adjustments to the IP11 claim inceptions graduations.

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