Where is insurance prudential regulation going?

In mid- July the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) published its latest iteration of the Insurance Capital Standard (ICS 1.0) for extended field testing. How important is this development for the insurance industry? If you’re reluctant to get dragged into global initiatives with many complex acronyms you have my sympathy. Having said that, there is value in knowing what regulators consider appropriate insurance prudential regulation for the 2020s.

Stars of the Future Awards - Voting Open Now

Actuarial Post is delighted to announce that Voting is now Open for our Stars of The Future awards, sponsored by Star Actuarial Futures. After an overwhelming response to the nominations, our shortlist of 20 finalists are listed here. Each finalist has their own voting form complete with photograph and bio, so you can simply click on their name here to complete their voting form.

Are we at our pension peak?

A raft of labour market and retirement statistics have been released by the ONS this month which, taken together, show that the average income of a retired household continues to increase and is in fact higher than the average earnings of a worker at £29,032. Furthermore the reason for this increase is clear – private pension saving.

MiFID II – The Implications of Research Unbundling

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