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SIAS events calendar

Tuesday 18 August
Credit risk modelling and liquidity premia assessment
Staple Inn Hall,
5.30pm for 6pm start

Viktor Mirkin will present a paper considering the structure of the corporate debt market, empirical data analysis of returns and spreads and optimal portfolio estimation. The paper will also look at counterparty default risk models, credit spread decomposition models and optimal cash-flow-matching strategies.

There is no need to register for this event in advance. A buffet supper will be provided at the Cittie of Yorke pub after the meeting.

Thursday 27 August
Pool tournament
Venue to be confirmed

Can anyone snooker KPMG’s chances of winning the SIAS pool tournament for the fourth year in a row? Have a break before the serious studying begins and enter a team in our tournament. The SIAS pool tournament will be held at a pool hall in London and a free buffet will be provided. Teams of two can enter for £10 per team and there is an additional charge of £5 for any non-SIAS members.

If you would like to enter please e-mail iain.ritchie@hewitt.com

Monday 12 October
Welcome drinks
Staple Inn Hall,
5.30pm for 6pm start

This event is a great way for new members to learn more about the Profession, SIAS and the route to becoming a qualified actuary. It is also an ideal opportunity for new students to get to know each other while enjoying the free drinks and buffet! If you have recently joined the profession as a student or if your company is expecting new graduates to join this autumn, then please spread the word, and keep an eye out for more details on the SIAS website.