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Chair of the IFoA Banking Member Interest Group (MIG), Dick Rae, looks back on a 15 year career in investment banking and explains where he now plans to take his career using the knowledge and skills he gained working in the banking sector.
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In this blog post Stephen Moncrief, of the IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Social Security Group, starts to take us on a journey to consider whether the Coronavirus Pandemic should alter our views on the desirability of Universal Basic Income approaches.
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A group of Life actuaries, working as part of the IFoA Covid-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) are releasing a series of blogs considering various ways that the pandemic has affected Life insurers. The fourth blog in this series looks at considerations for setting persistency-related assumptions.
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This blog has been authored by group of Life actuaries led by IFoA Fellow Rosalind Rossouw*. This group has a focus on Capital Management and is working as part of the IFoA Covid-19 Action Taskforce.
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A group of Life actuaries have released a series of blogs considering various ways that the pandemic has affected Life insurers. The third blog explores the pandemic’s impact on future new business sales and considerations in underwriting pricing and life insurance product demand.
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A group of Life actuaries have released a series of blogs considering various ways that the pandemic has affected Life insurers. In the second blog, the authors explain how Covid-19 has created uncertainty and what it is important to think about when setting valuation assumptions for bonus rates.