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IFoA working party March 2015

Created: 08-04-2015 Size: 78Kb Author: Fred Bell

On Monday 23 March the Model Risk Working Party presented their research paper to members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).

With the increasing use of complex quantitative models in applications throughout the financial world, model risk has become a major concern. Such risk is generated by... Read more

IFoA seminar January 2015

Created: 04-03-2015 Size: 198Kb Author: Fred Bell

SL delegates attended the International Mortality and Longevity Symposium hosted by the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries (the IFoA) in Birmingham at the end of September last year

The 3 day symposium offered a unique opportunity to gain insight into the latest thinking on mortality and longevity from around the world; and how the latest developments can be applied to current decision making by business and policy makers alike. Read more

ELSA symposium December 2014

Created: 14-01-2015 Size: 138Kb Author: Fred Bell

At the end of last year SL Investment Management (SL) was delighted to attend the European Life Settlement Association's (ELSA's) symposium regarding pricing and investment in the Life Settlement industry.

This half-day symposium was the latest in a series of events organised by ELSA continuing with its aim of providing further education to the Life Settlement industry on a wide variety of issues. The event took place in London, UK and was well attended with around 50 prominent industry figures joining the discussions. Read more

BVZL annual conference March 2012

Created: 05-04-2013 Size: 366Kb Author: Kelly Pawley

The BVZL hosted the two day conference on 6th-7th March at the Sofitel hotel in Munich.

Understandably, Solvency 2 featured as a common theme throughout both the UK and German TEP presentations. SL's opinion remains that this regulatory review is generally positive for investors, provided that the costs of implementation can be carefully controlled, and any detrimental impact on future investor returns minimised. Read more

Technical Actuarial standards

Created: 27-07-2015 Size: 34Kb Author: Fred Bell

Between 2009 and 2011, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) released three generic, and four specific papers known as Technical Actuarial Standards (TASs). The aim of these was to support the FRC's reliability objective.

Users for whom a piece of actuarial information was created should be able to place a high degree of reliance on the information's relevance, transparency of assumptions, completeness and comprehensibility, including…' Read more