A list of the completed regulatory consultations and discussion papers produced by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)

These completed consultation and discussion papers will help you understand the rationale behind our standards and guidance materials.

Topic Consultation period Supporting documents
Revised APS P1 7 September 2020 – 7 January 2021 

Proposal for a new CPD Scheme 

24 January 2020 - 17 April 2020 
Proposal for the introduction of a new Actuarial Profession Standard APS X5: Compensation for Professional Shortcomings 17 December 2019 - 17 February 2020
ED36: Social Security Programmes (APS X4) 17 April 2019 to 17 July 2019
Proposal for monitoring of the quality of actuarial work 29 June 2018 - 12:00, 28 September 2018
Qualification Framework proposal November 2017 to February 2018
Proposed changes to the Actuaries’ Code October 2017 to January 2018
Introduction of APS G1: The Chief Actuary in Non-Life Insurance September 2015 to 4 November 2015
Amendments to APS L1: Duties and responsibilities of Life Actuaries September 2015 to 4 November 2015
The Regulation of the Chief Risk Officer under the Solvency II regime December 2014 to February 2015
The Regulation of the Chief Actuary under the Solvency II regime December 2014 to February 2015
ED34: Duties and Responsibilities for Actuaries working for Trust-Based pre-Paid Funeral Plans (APS Z1) November 2014 to February 2015
ED33: Applying Standards to Actuarial Work (APS X1) May 2014 to August 2014
ED32: Actuarial Quality and Peer Review (APS X2) November 2013 to February 2014
ED31: The Actuary as an Expert (APS X3) October 2013 to December 2014
The Regulation of Actuarial Roles under the Solvency II regime April 2013 to June 2014
Review of Life Practising Certificates May 2014
ED30: Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) May 2013 to July 2013
Actuaries' Code March 2013 to April 2013
Life APSs
ED27: APS L1 and ED28: APS L2
July 2012
Conflicts of interest consultation paper October 2011
Conflicts of interest discussion paper 
Pensions APSs
ED24: APS P1 and ED25: APS P2
April 2011 Feedback and responses document
Pensions APSs
ED24: APS P1 and ED25: APS P2
April 2011

Practising certificate regime


October to December 2010
Conflicts of Interest June to September 2010
CPD Scheme March to May 2010


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    This practical course is aimed at actuaries at any stage of their career who want to develop their own growth mindset and apply it to their work setting and personal or professional lifelong learning. The content of the course builds on the lecture given by Dr Helen Wright on Growth Mindset as part of the President’s 2021 Lecture series, and will be delivered over a period of 2 months, from mid-October to early December.

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    This is a free webinar with an expert panel providing their views on the ongoing IFoA consultation for proposals regarding changes to the regulatory framework on climate change and sustainability.

    The regulatory consultation sets out, for feedback some proposed approaches that the IFoA are considering in relation to charter commitments under the UK’s Green Finance Education Charter (GFEC) and the regulatory framework, including the Actuaries’ Code.

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