Academy News

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. (June 08, 2018)

The Academy released the monograph, Big Data and the Role of the Actuary, at the International Congress of Actuaries meeting in Berlin on June 5. The monograph examines how Big Data is providing actuaries with powerful new analytical tools and opportunities to work on Big Data projects, Academy Past President and Big Data Task Force Chairperson Bob Beuerlein told ICA attendees. Read the news release. (June 05, 2018)

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. (June 01, 2018)

In the May Actuarial Update, read about the Academy’s new voter guides, offering expertise on a range of issues heading into the fall elections. Also covered: session topics are taking shape for the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in November, and the Nov. 1 dinner will feature a murder-mystery “Whodunit” as entertainment; June Academy webinars will focus on the Code of Professional Conduct and at property/casualty insurance-related risk; and the “Professionalism Counts” column by Committee on Qualifications Chairperson Andrea Sweeny looks at statements of actuarial opinion. (May 31, 2018)

The inaugural edition of The Retirement Report, the Academy’s newest quarterly publication, covers the Academy’s testimony to a joint congressional committee on multiemployer plans issues, the Capitol Hill lifetime income briefing, coverage of plenary and breakout sessions from the Enrolled Actuaries Meeting, and legislative and regulatory updates. (May 31, 2018)

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. (May 25, 2018)

The Academy is providing voters with access through Election Day to nonpartisan, expert analysis of key financial security and financial risk issues through new, user-friendly guides available on our “2018: Making Issues Count” website. Read the news release. (May 24, 2018)

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. (May 18, 2018)

Past Academy President Mary D. Miller submitted a letter from the Academy to the NAIC responding to an exposure draft that the Casualty Actuarial and Statistical Task Force has issued containing potential changes to the P/C Statement of Actuarial Opinion Instructions to address the CASTF’s “Attestation” charge. (May 11, 2018)

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. (May 11, 2018)

The May HealthCheck reports on the April teleconference held by members of the Individual and Small Group Markets Committee and the Employee Benefits Committee with the Congressional Budget Office to discuss group health insurance pricing. Also covered, several actions by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; the federal government’s notice of appeal of a court ruling related to the Health Insurance Providers Fee; and other legislative, judicial, and regulatory updates. (May 09, 2018)

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. (May 04, 2018)

In the May/June issue of Contingencies, the cover story, “Life After the Bull Market,” explores what might happen when the roaring market for U.S. equities, currently in its ninth year, comes to an end. Other features include “The Long Run,” which looks at how the pension world has begun to respond to the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014, and “Too Big to Curtail?” which looks at two of today’s most popular investment vehicles and what might happen when these trendy asset classes fall out of favor. Also in this issue: an “International Corner” piece on the health care systems and outcomes of Asian and Pacific nations; a commentary column on ethical and professional dilemmas and how to reconcile them; and how to stay current with new and revised actuarial standards of practice. (May 01, 2018)

The April Actuarial Update covers the nomination of D. Joeff Williams, vice president of professionalism, to be the Academy’s next president-elect. Also in this issue: political analyst Charlie Cook will be a keynote speaker at the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in November; nominations are open for the Academy’s annual service awards; the Academy hosted a lifetime income briefing on Capitol Hill and testified before Congress on multiemployer pension plans; coverage of the Enrolled Actuaries Meeting; and the “Professionalism Counts” column looks at the differences between continuing education and continuing professional development requirements. (April 30, 2018)

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. (April 27, 2018)