Capital

Life and annuity capital adequacy and recommendations to improve life Risk-based Capital (RBC) requirements.

RBC Tax Reform Work Group letter to NAIC on the interpretation of year-end 2018 life risk-based capital results in light of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. (September 7, 2018)
C-2 Work Group presentation to NAIC Life Risk-Based Capital (E) Working Group on its projects.  (August 4, 2018)
Life Operational Risk Work Group comment letter to NAIC on prospective operational risk growth charge for Life RBC Formula.
(June 6, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group comment letter to NAIC on the rounding of C-2 life insurance RBC factors and life RBC charges for certain health insurance coverages.  (June 4, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group follow-up letter to NAIC Life Risk-Based Capital Working Group on additional comments regarding impact of changes to corporate tax rate on risk-based capital calculation.  (April 24, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group comment letter to NAIC on changes to Life Risk-Based Capiutal calculations as a result of tax reform.  (March 16, 2018)
The C1 Work Group comments to the NAIC’s Investment Risk-Based Capital (E) Working Group on capital requirements for bonds. (October 10, 2017)
C1 Work Group comments to the NAIC's Investment Risk-Based Capital Working Group (IRBC) on their recent proposal on RBC requirements for real estate. (July 24, 2017)
Updated list of frequently asked questions regarding the Version 7 of the joint Academy-SOA Interest Rate Generator for life insurance products.
(July 17, 2017)
Senior Life Fellow presentation to the Federal Reserve Board Insurance Industry Work Group on regulatory capital requirements for life insurers. (July 11, 2017)
C1 Work Group comments to the NAIC with revised recommendations on corporate bond risk-based capital (RBC) factors based on changes to the representative portfolio. (June 8, 2017)
Operational Risk Work Group comments to the NAIC on the implementation of the Life Risk-Based Capital operational risk factor.  (May 25, 2017)
Life Operational Risk Work Group comments to the NAIC's Operational Risk (E) Subgroup on a draft report on operational life risk-based capital. (March 17, 2017)
AG 43/C-3 Phase II Work Group comments to the NAIC’s Variable Annuities Issues (E) Working Group on version 1 of the draft specifications for the second quantitative impact study. (February 3, 2017)
Life Operational Risk Work Group comments to the NAIC's Operational Risk (E) Subgroup on proposed operational risk factors and growth charge for the life risk-based capital (RBC) formula. Appendix attached. (December 19, 2016)
Nancy Bennett, Senior Life Practice Council Fellow, and Rich Owens, member of the Academy C1 Work Group, presented an update on portfolio adjustments to the C1 factors for corporate bonds to the NAIC Investment Risk-based Capital Working Group (December 11, 2016)
AG 43/C-3 Phase II Work Group comments to the Variable Annuities Issues (E) Working Group on the exposed proposal to revise Actuarial Guideline 43 (AG 43) and C-3 Phase II. (November 14, 2016)
Life Operational Risk Work Group comments to the NAIC's Operational Risk (E) Subgroup on proposed operational risk factors and growth charge for the life risk-based capital (RBC) formula. (October 31, 2016)
C1 Work Group comments to the NAIC's Investment Risk Based Capital Working Group on proposed RBC factors for fixed income securities for the NAIC’s life RBC formula. (October 17, 2016)
C1 Work Group comments to the NAIC's Investment Risk Based Capital Working Group in response to the “Proposal for Life Bond Granularity and Related Issues” dated Sept. 6, 2016. (October 5, 2016)