This Sessional Meeting takes the form of a panel discussion, asking the question: “Managing defined benefit risk management: is buy-out the future?”
The following are subjects for discussion:
— What is driving the increased interest in buy-out and other risk transfer solutions?
— Will it last?
— Who are the players in this market? Is there room for everyone? Is there enough capital?
— What impact will current economic conditions have on decisions which trustees make?
— What is the role of the Regulator, and how is regulation evolving?
— Are products evolving to meet market needs?
— What are the implications for actuarial pension consultants of the growing buy-out market?