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News for Thursday, December 13, 2018
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (December 7, 2018) (December 07, 2018)
The November Actuarial Update has more than 10 pages of coverage on this month’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum, including write-ups of all the keynote and plenary addresses, the Academy presidential transition, a rundown of the informative breakout sessions, a two-page photo spread highlighting the networking and camaraderie attendees enjoyed at the event, and much more. Also noted in this issue, the Actuaries Institute of Australia launches its own climate index, in the spirit of the Academy co-sponsored Actuaries Climate Index®; the P/C Loss Reserve and Life and Health Valuation law manuals are available to order; and a “Professionalism Counts” column on “The ABC’s (and D) of CE.” (November 30, 2018)
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (November 30, 2018)
The Academy urged Congress to continue efforts to address multiemployer system solvency issues after the congressional Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans reached today’s statutory deadline without coming to an agreement on proposed legislation. “Time is of the essence in addressing multiemployer system challenges, as the potential consequences of inaction only grow with time,” said Academy Vice President, Pension, Josh Shapiro. Read the Academy’s alert and news release. (November 30, 2018)
The fall issue of The Retirement Report covers retirement presentations from the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum, including plenary sessions; and recent legislative and regulatory activity. (November 29, 2018)
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (November 16, 2018)
The Academy published a new Essential Elements paper, Big Data, Big Changes for Insurance and Pensions, highlighting the opportunities and challenges that rapidly evolving advancements in data analysis and storage pose for insurers, consumers, and regulators. Essential Elements is a series designed to make actuarial analyses of public policy issues clearer to general audiences. (November 14, 2018)
The November HealthCheck recaps health highlights from the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum, including a reference pricing session that was livestreamed (and is available for replay) on the Academy’s Facebook page. Also in this issue: the Life and Health Qualifications Seminar; health-related Election Day ballot measures in several states; and recent state and federal legislative and regulatory activity. (November 14, 2018)
The Academy’s election vendor, Intelliscan, has provided the official results of the online and mailed votes cast by eligible members on two proposed changes to the Academy Bylaws. Proposal 1, a change recommended by the Academy Board of Directors, won a majority of votes but not the two-thirds supermajority required to be incorporated into our bylaws. Proposal 2, initiated by petition, was decisively voted down with 57.99 percent of votes against it. Read the member update. (November 12, 2018)