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Here you will find an alphabetical list of the terms most commonly used on this website.


AAE Actuarial Association of Europe
ABI Association of British Insurers
ACA Association of Consulting Actuaries
ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
APS Actuarial Profession Standard
ASG Actuarial Stakeholder Group
AS TM1 Actuarial Standard Technical Memorandum 1
BIS Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
CCAB Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies
CEIOPS Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pension Supervisors
CESR Committee of European Securities Regulators
CIMA Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
CIPFA Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
CPD Continuing Professional Development
EECS European Enforcers Coordination Sessions
DWP Department for Work and Pensions
EBA European Banking Authority
ECB European Central Bank
EECS European Enforcers Coordination Sessions
EFRAG European Financial Reporting Advisory Group
EGAOB European Group of Auditors’ Oversight Bodies
EIOPA European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
ES Ethical Standard
ESAP European Standard of Actuarial Practice
ESMA European Securities and Markets Authority
EU European Union
FASB Financial Accounting Standards Board
FCA Financial Conduct Authority
FEE Federation of European Accountants
FPA Funeral Planning Authority
FRC Financial Reporting Council
FRRP Financial Reporting Review Panel
FRS Financial Reporting Standard
FRSSE Financial Reporting Standard for Smaller Entities
FSB Financial Stability Board
GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Practice
GAD Government Actuary’s Department
HMRC Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
HMT Her Majesty's Treasury
IAA International Actuarial Association
IAASB International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
IAIS International Association of Insurance Supervisers
IAS International Accounting Standard
IASB International Accounting Standards Board
ICAEW Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
ICAS Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
IESBA International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants
IFAC International Federation of Accountants
IFoA Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
IFASS International Forum of Accounting Standard Setters
IFRS International Financial Reporting Standard
IFRIC IFRS Interpretations Committee (formerly International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee)
IFIAR International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators
IOSCO International Organisation of Securities Commissions
ISA International Standard of Auditing
ISAP International Standard of Actuarial Practice
JFAR Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation
NAPF National Association of Pension Funds
ORSA Own Risk and Solvency Assessment  
PAAinE Proactive Accounting Activities in Europe
PCAOB Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
PRA Prudential Regulation Authority
PRIP Packaged Retail Investment Product
SEC Securities and Exchange Commission
SIR Standard for Investment Reporting
SME Small and Medium sized Enterprises
SMPI Statutory Money Purchase Illustration
SOA Society of Actuaries
SORP Statement of Recommended Price
TAS Technical Actuarial Standard
TPR The Pensions Regulator
UK GAAP UK Generally Accepted Accounting Practice
 
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