AFM runs a series of network events throughout the year which are open to all members, including
- Chief Financial Officers
- Chief Operating Officers
- Corporate Secretaries
- Internal Audit
- Other Events
This network is chaired by Robert Wharton of Thrings, and brings together a wide cross-section of company secretaries and compliance officers.
At the meeting of the network on 28 February 2012, the following presentations were made:
- John GIlbert: new regulatory regime
- Graham Berville: role of NEDs in delivering fair treatment
- James Devon: tracing and engaging missing members
- Alex Ellerton: RDR update
- Gary Morely: Approved persons fitness and proprietary
Presentations made at the meeting of 14 April 2011 included:
- Sarah Hilary and Robert Noye-Allen, Moore Stephens
- David Gregson, OAC
- Gary Morley, Oddfellows
- Robert Wharton, Thrings
Slides from Corporate Secretaries network, September 2010:
Internal Audit network
The internal audit network is chaired by Andrew Gold of Mutual One, and was formed in late 2010.
NOTE: THE MEETING DUE ON 30 NOVEMBER HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY PUBLIC SERVICE UNIONS THAT DAY. A revised date will be announced soon.
Presentations from its first meeting in March 2011:
Slides from Solvency II workshop, January 2011:
The Mutual Manifesto challenges all political parties to show they understand the mutual sector.
Mutuals have proved themselves to be resilient in recent years and have seen rapid increases in market share between 2008 and 2010 being at the forefront of product innovation in the insurance sector.”
John Reeve Chief Executive
Family Investment 2011
The AFM Conference and Annual General Meeting this year was held at The Belfry, West Midlands, between 16 and 18 October.