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Legal Principles: What Can Go Wrong?
This interactive one-day workshop will help you develop your knowledge and understanding of legal principles that can impact your actuarial work. Designed for the Profession by the College of Law it will appeal to actuaries looking for an insight into legal matters that affect their work. Places are limited to 20 per date. For more details, please visit wam.actuaries.org.uk/wam/ConfBooking.exe

Get networking
Risk management will be the theme of a networking evening organised by the Finance, Investment and Risk Management practice area. Marcelo Cruz, formerly of Lehman Brothers in New York, will speak about his new role as chief risk officer at Aviva, and Colin Ledlie, chief risk officer at Standard Life and previously appointed actuary, will speak about his experiences and the challenges of a move from a traditional actuarial role to the risk management function. The networking evening is on 12 May at Staple Inn Hall. For more details, please contact Mark Symons on +44 (0)20 7632 2133 or mark.symons@actuaries.org.uk

Private Medical Insurance
The Health and Care Reserving Working Party will be presenting the results of a Private Medical Insurance reserving survey on 17 April at Staple Inn. For more information or to book a place, please contact Neil Hilary on +44 (0)1865 268241 or neil.hilary@actuaries.org.uk

ILC-UK and Actuarial Profession joint seminar
If you missed last November’s talk and panel discussion on Successful Ageing and Social Interaction — A Policy Brief by Emily Grundy, Astrid Fletcher, Sarah Smith and Donna Lamping (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), you can now download a summary from the ILC’s website at www.ilcuk.org.uk/files/pdf_ pdf_43.pdf

Jan/Feb distribution
Due to a mailing error, some members may have found that their copy of the Jan/Feb 2008 edition of The Actuary was incorrectly labelled. A second mailing has taken place to rectify the problem, however if any member is still without a copy, please contact sultan.arif@incisivemedia.com to arrange redelivery. Please note that a page-turning electronic version of the magazine is also available at www.the-actuary.org.uk