News for Thursday, November 27, 2014
Whether you are an actuary who prepares or signs NAIC Statements of Actuarial Opinion on P/C loss reserves or someone who assists in preparing them, you won't want to miss the Academy's annual Seminar on P/C Effective Loss Reserve Opinions: Tools for the Appointed Actuary taking place December 2 - 3, 2014 at the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport. (November 26, 2014)
The Academy made numerous presentations on a range of topics to commissioners and regulators at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Fall National Meeting in Washington that was held Nov. 16-19. Read the Academy Alert. (November 24, 2014)
On Dec. 11, learn directly from members of the U.S. Committee on Qualifications (COQ) about a resource for getting the answers you need as the COQ unveils its updated FAQs that provide answers to the most common questions Academy members ask about the standards. In the webinar, “Revised FAQs On USQS: Spelling Out The Details,” panelists COQ Chairperson Keith Passwater, COQ member John Gleba, and Assistant General Counsel Sheila Kalkunte will delve into how the greatly expanded FAQs document—now with nearly 50 questions—is organized to help you quickly find the answers you need. Attendance at this live webinar is an opportunity to earn professionalism CE credit. Learn more and register here. (November 21, 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. (November 21, 2014)
Prominent speakers at the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in Washington on Nov. 13-14 offered insights into the future of the Academy, insurance regulation at both the domestic and international levels, trends in health care policymaking, and other major public policy topics of interest. A robust professionalism discussion of how actuaries with governmental contacts should deal with potential risks from insider trading laws was highly popular. Read the full remarks of Academy President Mary D. Miller, Immediate Past President Tom Terry, National Association of Insurance Commissioners CEO Ben Nelson, and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (November 21, 2014)