Casualty News

The Property and Casualty Risk-Based Capital Committee submitted a report to the NAIC's Property/Casualty Risk-Based Capital (E) Working Group providing a detailed update of property and casualty risk-based capital underwriting factors. (October 28, 2016)
The Casualty Practice Council (CPC) and the Committee on Product and Liability Financial Reporting (COPLFR) submitted a letter to the Actuarial Standards Board, commenting on the third exposure draft of the proposed Actuarial Standard of Practice (ASOP) for modeling.
(October 14, 2016)
The Financial Reporting Committee and the Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting sent a comment letter to the SEC on its concept release on the modernization of certain disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K. (July 21, 2016)
The Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting (COPLFR) sent a comment letter to the NAIC noting certain inconsistencies in the instructions for certification of loss reserves for international insurers. (July 7, 2016)
The Casualty Practice Council and the P/C Extreme Events Committee sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee commenting on HR 2901, The Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act, concerning expansion of the role of private insurers in the flood insurance marketplace. (May 25, 2016)
The Casualty Practice Council and the P/C Extreme Events Committee sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives commenting on HR 2901, The Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act, concerning expansion of the role of private insurers in the flood insurance marketplace. (April 26, 2016)
The Casualty Practice Council (CPC) submitted comments to the Actuarial Standards Board (ASB) on the second exposure draft of the proposed actuarial standard of practice (ASOP) Property/Casualty Ratemaking. (April 21, 2016)
The Price Optimization Task Force submitted comments to the NAIC’s executive committee on changes made to the proposed Price Optimization White Paper. (March 15, 2016)
The Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting (COPLFR) submitted comments to the NAIC’s Actuarial Opinion (C) Working Group on the Actuarial Opinion Instructions. (February 12, 2016)
Senior Property/Casualty Fellow Jim MacGinnitie submitted comments to the NAIC/IAIABC Joint (C) Working Group on the 2015 Workers’ Compensation Large Deductible Study draft.
(February 5, 2016)
The Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting (COPLFR) submitted comments to the NAIC's Statutory Accounting Principles (E) Working Group on the proposed Treatment for Fees Incurred for Salvage/Subrogation Recoveries. (February 3, 2016)
The Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting (COPLFR) submitted comments to the NAIC/IAIABC Joint (C) Working Group on the 2015 Workers’ Compensation Large Deductible Study draft. (January 19, 2016)
The Academy released its 2015 P/C Loss Reserve Law Manual, which is updated from 2014 and designed to help appointed actuaries comply with NAIC annual statement requirements. The manual includes SAO requirements and state laws and regulations establishing requirements; annual statement instructions for the SAOs for P/C, title loss, and loss expense reserves; and other pertinent annual statement instructions. The manual is available online or as a CD-ROM, and members can order online here. (January 12, 2016)
The Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting (COPLFR) released the Statements of Actuarial Opinion on P/C Loss Reserves practice note. (December 22, 2015)
The Academy continued its dialog with insurance regulators on a wide variety of issues, including long-term care insurance, automobile insurance, risk-based capital, and principle-based reserving at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners 2015 Fall National Meeting held November 19-22 at National Harbor, outside of Washington, DC. Read the Academy Alert here.  (November 25, 2015)
The Price Optimization Task Force submitted a comment letter to the NAIC’s Property/Casualty Committee on the Price Optimization White Paper after its adoption by the Casualty Actuarial and Statistical Task Force (CASTF). (November 21, 2015)
Academy Senior Property/Casualty Fellow Jim MacGinnitie testified at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) public hearing on "The Pricing of Automobile Insurance." (November 19, 2015)
The P/C Risk-Based Capital Committee submitted a comment letter to the NAIC’s Capital Adequacy Task Force on the ongoing examination of the bond risk factors used in the P/C risk-based capital (RBC) formula. (November 10, 2015)
The Price Optimization Task Force submitted a comment letter to the NAIC’s Casualty Actuarial and Statistical Task Force (CASTF) on its Price Optimization White Paper that was exposed on Oct. 13. (October 21, 2015)
The Price Optimization Task Force submitted a comment letter to the NAIC’s Casualty Actuarial and Statistical Task Force (CASTF) on its Price Optimization White Paper, which was exposed at the NAIC’s summer national meeting. (September 10, 2015)