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. (September 07, 2012)

Academy President Dave Sandberg announces proposed rules of procedure for joint disciplinary actions exposed for comment. (September 04, 2012)

Register now and save $100 on your registration fee for the Life and Health Qualifications Seminar. This annual seminar is the primary source of instruction for actuaries who wish to be qualified to issue actuarial opinions for either the NAIC Life and A&H Annual Statement or the NAIC Health Annual Statement but may not have met the specific qualification requirements set forth in the U.S. Qualification Standards. Don’t miss it—registration is limited to only 100 attendees! (September 02, 2012)

The LPC held its 24th Post-NAIC/PBA Webinar on Aug. 30. The webinar focused on the NAIC’s Life Actuarial Task Force activities including an update from the NAIC’s Summer National Meeting in August. In addition, the webinar covered the Academy’s proposed PBR updating and review process, Actuarial Guideline 38 activities, an update on capital issues and a brief summary of the Academy professionalism event at the meeting. Download the presentation slides for free or purchase the audio recording. (August 31, 2012)

Read about reinsurance business strategy, the analytical uses of social media, revising Civil War death counts using actuarial models, and much more.  (August 31, 2012)

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. (August 31, 2012)

Read about recent health care reform activities in the latest edition of HealthCheck. (August 29, 2012)

Read about the Academy’s recent activities in the latest edition of the Actuarial Update. (August 28, 2012)

Register now for the Post-NAIC Update/PBA webinar for a review of NAIC’s life and annuity activities—including those of the Life Actuarial Task Force—and receive an update on the Valuation Manual that was adopted by the NAIC’s life insurance committee on Aug. 17. (August 27, 2012)

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. (August 24, 2012)

The 2012 election of Regular Directors for the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Actuaries is now complete. Congratulations to Katie Campbell, Godfrey Perrott, and Shari Westerfield. 18.7 percent of our members cast votes in the election—a higher percentage than our inaugural online voting experiment in 2011. The terms of the new members on the Academy Board of Directors will begin at the close of the Oct. 15 annual meeting of Academy membership. (August 23, 2012)

Voting has closed for the 2012 election for three open Regular Director positions for three-year terms on the Academy Board of Directors. Thanks to the thousands of Academy members who participated. Results will be announced in advance of the Academy’s Oct. 15 annual meeting. (August 17, 2012)

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. (August 17, 2012)

Read about the Academy’s public policy activities in the pension arena in the latest edition of the Retirement Account.  (August 15, 2012)

The Academy’s Health Practice Council sent a letter to Sen. Thune and Rep. Boustany to clarify the nature and intent of recent Academy-hosted roundtables focused on addressing the accessibility and affordability of long-term care services. (August 15, 2012)