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Eight in 10 asset managers adopt ESG programme
More than eight in 10 UK asset managers have adopted an environmental, social and governance (ESG) programme amid growing regulatory pressure and investor demand, new research has found.
Tuesday 20th July 2021
IFoA raises concerns over changes to actuarial regulation
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has today raised “significant concerns” about how changes to actuarial regulation set out by the UK government will work in practice.
Wednesday 30th June 2021
Governance guide launched for pension schemes
UK pension schemes should consider appointing an independent professional trustee (IPT) to help navigate increasingly complex risks, according to a new governance guide published today.
Tuesday 22nd June 2021
IFRS 17 to cost insurers up to $20bn
The IFRS 17 accounting standard is expected to cost the global insurance industry up to $20bn (£14bn) to implement, a survey by Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has uncovered.
Monday 7th June 2021
How Solvency II regulation could be improved to better serve a post-Brexit UK
On behalf of the General Insurance Board and Solvency II Working Party, Amerjit Grewal shares members’ views on how Solvency II regulation could be tweaked to better serve a post-Brexit UK
Wednesday 2nd June 2021
TPR's code of practice presents 'significant changes' for eight in 10 trustees
More than eight in 10 pension trustees in the UK believe they will need to make significant changes to comply with the Pensions Regulator's (TPR) new code of practice once it is finalised.
Friday 21st May 2021
Mandatory climate-related financial disclosures announced
Pension schemes, insurance companies, asset managers and banks will all be forced to disclose their financial exposure to climate change by 2025 under new rules unveiled by the UK chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday.
Tuesday 10th November 2020
Putting risk into perspective
Simon Wasserman and Matthew Myring-McCullagh explain the importance of the Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation’s Risk Perspective publication
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Imperfect numbers under IFRS 17
Kunj Behari Maheshwari and Brian Ring discuss considerations for excluding factors that do not impact insurance cashflows but may influence observable prices in emerging market discount rates
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Joining the dots between operational and non-operational risk
Patrick Kelliher covers issues in modelling dependencies between operational and non-operational risks
Wednesday 8th July 2020