News for Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Academy invites feedback from the public, actuaries, regulators, employers, and other interested parties on its draft “U.S. Qualification Standards Attestation.” The proposed form is for actuaries to demonstrate how they meet the U.S. Qualification Standards for signing statements of actuarial opinion (SAOs) in the United States, including in particular the SAOs associated with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners life, health, and property & casualty annual statements. Review/download the draft and submit your feedback.
(August 29, 2014)
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. (August 29, 2014)
The Pension Committee's Public Plans Subcommittee sent a letter to the Governmental Account Standards Board commenting on an Exposure Draft on accounting and financial reporting for pension plans that are not administered through trusts and amendments to certain provisions of GASB Statements 67 and 68. (August 29, 2014)
In this month's Actuarial Update, read about a new Academy proposal to help actuaries demonstrate their compliance with the U.S. Qualification Standards; an introduction to the Actuaries Climate Index; online voting for Academy regular directors; the ABCD process for handling complaints; nominees for Academy officer positions; and much more. (August 28, 2014)
The Pension Committee sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department regarding guidance needed regarding the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014.  (August 26, 2014)