The Anatomy of the ASOPs
Oct. 17, 2018 | 12-1:30 p.m. EDT | CE available

Eligible Academy volunteers and government regulators are invited to attend free of charge. If you are an Academy volunteer, you are eligible if you are a member of an Academy committee (including boards, committees, subcommittees, work groups, task forces, etc.) and also are qualified for either a partial or total dues waiver during 2018Please contact Doreen Hoyle at or 202-223-8196 to register.


Our fall professionalism webinar examines and dissects the actuarial standards of practice (ASOPs) promulgated by the Actuarial Standards Board (ASB). Our presenters explain the key concepts that keep actuarial practice healthy, appropriate and compliant with the Code of Professional Conduct. 

A wide range of topics will be discussed, including:
  • The Code and the ASOPs;
  • The ASB’s process for developing and revising ASOPs;
  • ASOP No. 1 and the rules of the road;
  • Key definitions in every ASOP;
  • The structure of professional judgment;
  • Actuarial communications;
  • Disclosure; and
  • Deviation and reliance.

  • Beth Fitzgerald, MAAA, FCAS
    Chairperson, Actuarial Standards Board
  • Cande Olsen, MAAA, FSA
    Member, Actuarial Standards Board
  • Kathleen A. Riley, MAAA, FSA, EA
    Vice Chairperson, Actuarial Standards Board
  • Paul Kollmer-Dorsey
    Academy General Counsel and Director of Professionalism
*The opinions expressed by the panelists during this presentation do not represent the opinions of any of the panelists’ employers or any boards or committees of the Academy or the Actuarial Standards Board.

The American Academy of Actuaries believes in good faith that attendance at this live professionalism webinar constitutes an organized activity as defined under the current Qualification Standards for Actuaries Issuing Statements of Actuarial Opinion in the United States, and that attendees may earn up to 1.8 continuing education (CE) credits for attending this live webinar.

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The Academy’s professionalism webinars, offered quarterly, are a popular resource for essential information and CE credits for actuaries in all practice areas. They focus on a wide range of topics, including updates on actuarial standards of practice (ASOPs), interpretation and application of the U.S. Qualification Standards, and the Code of Professional Conduct. Members have free access to archived slides and audio from the Academy’s comprehensive series of webinars.