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

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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  • Asia Conference Webinar Series

    7 September 2020 - 25 September 2020

    Spaces available

    There will be a prestigious line-up of international speakers discussing the insurance and financial industry’s innovation and change in Asia.  The conference will take place throughout September via an online platform. The webinars consist of plenary speaking sessions and a series of workshop sessions including Life, GI, Data Science, Sustainability, Risk Management and Investment.

    This will be the perfect opportunity for you to discover,ask questions and be at the forefront of current and developing actuarial/financial topics and trends in Asia.


  • Spaces available

    This free 90 minute webinar is designed to support the IFoA CPD Co-ordinators, and others, involved in supporting our members to achieve their CPD requirements. 

    The programme will include an overview of the new CPD Scheme; specifically sharing with you key messages to support you implement and embrace the new CPD Scheme for our members within your organisation and regional community; how to arrange a reflective practice discussion; and an interactive reflective practice discussion learning exercise.  In addition, delegates will gain information about accessing, and making the most of the IFoA event Toolkits which you can make use of to run your own in-house events and events for regional communities. 

  • Spaces available

    16.00-17.00 GMT+8

    Consumer expectations are changing Insurance. The Royal Commission in Australia, Design Obligations in the UK, the insurtech ecosystem, and digital-first consumers demanding personalised solutions will all revolutionise how insurance looks like in the future.

  • Spaces available

    12.00-13.00 GMT+8

    This presenter / panel workshop hybrid will be anchored by two presentations examining the socioeconomic, medical and technological factors that will have a significant impact on mortality and our pricing over the next 20 years and beyond. It will also discuss whether significant mortality improvement will continue in Asia or whether varying experience of low improvements or deterioration. 

  • Spaces available

    12.00-13.00 GMT+8

    This presentation aims to provides an overview of the reformation of current Chinese regulatory solvency regime, how industry coping with the new normal after pandemic time and how the reformation of the regulation could help the insurance industry gets back on its feet as well as coming back to the “protection” core value for the policyholders. The presentation would include:

  • Spaces available

    16.00-17.00 (GMT+8) | 09.00-10.00 (BST)

    The basic data of China’s 2nd Critical Illness Mortality Table covers 2000+ products in Chinese market, including about 340 million insurance policies and 5.1 million claimants. Presenter will give the audience a general understanding including but not limited to the following contents:

  • 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.

  • 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.