Presentation and report available for Capitol Hill Briefing on defined benefit pensions

October 12, 2011
<p class="textindex" style="font-family: verdana, helvetica, geneva, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(51, 51, 102); margin-left: 13px; margin-bottom: 12px; margin-top: 0px; ">&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(246, 248, 250); font: normal normal normal 12px/170% Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(73, 73, 73); background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "> <p class="textindex" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; margin-left: 13px; font-family: verdana, helvetica, geneva, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(51, 51, 102); ">The Academy hosted a jointly sponsored&nbsp;Capito<font class="Apple-style-span" color="#333366">l Hill briefing</font>,&nbsp;<a href="/content/capitol-hill-briefing-important-new-research-findings-indicate-rising-tide-contributions-fac">Important New Research Findings Indicate a &ldquo;Rising Tide&rdquo; of Contributions Facing Defined Benefit Pensions</a>,&nbsp;with the Society of Actuaries on Oct. 11 to present new research findings from the actuarial profession that illustrate a &ldquo;rising tide&rdquo; of pension funding challenges facing the private defined benefit system. Presenters discussed important implications for plan sponsors, beneficiaries, and policymakers.</p> <ul style="margin-top: 7px; margin-bottom: 7px; list-style-type: square; font-family: verdana, helvetica, geneva, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(48, 48, 48); "> <li style="margin-top: 7px; margin-bottom: 7px; list-style-type: square; font-family: verdana, helvetica, geneva, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(48, 48, 48); "> <a href="/content/academy-capitol-hill-briefing-rising-tide-presentation" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 102); ">Click here</a>&nbsp;to download the presentation.</li> <li style="margin-top: 7px; margin-bottom: 7px; list-style-type: square; font-family: verdana, helvetica, geneva, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(48, 48, 48); "> <a href="http://www.soa.org/files/pdf/research-2011-10-rising-tide-report.pdf" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 102); ">Click here to view the report on the SOA website</a>.</li> <li style="margin-top: 7px; margin-bottom: 7px; list-style-type: square; font-family: verdana, helvetica, geneva, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(48, 48, 48); "> Video of briefing:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F_vJhkKutY">part 1</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8w5BWlfo_vg">part 2</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzmFgQnEybQ">part 3</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkJUTM84yKQ">part 4</a></li> </ul> </div> <br />
The Academy hosted a jointly sponsored Capitol Hill briefing, Important New Research Findings Indicate a “Rising Tide” of Contributions Facing Defined Benefit Pensions, with the Society of Actuaries on Oct. 11 to present new research findings from the actuarial profession that illustrate a “rising tide” of pension funding challenges facing the private defined benefit system. Presenters discussed important implications for plan sponsors, beneficiaries, and policymakers.