Academy News

Read about recent health care reform activities in the latest edition of HealthCheck. (June 27, 2012)

The ASB recently released exposure draft ASOP Risk Treatment in Enterprise Risk Management (comments due Sept. 10); new discussion draft Assessment and Disclosure of Risk Associated with Pension Obligations, Plan Costs, and Plan Contributions (comments due Sept. 30); and updated discussion draft Standards for Principle-Based Reserves for Life Products, which now reflects changes to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ Valuation Manual-20. (June 26, 2012)

Don’t let the July 6 deadline pass for nominating an exceptional volunteer for one of the Academy’s three annual awards. The Jarvis Farley Service Award, Robert J. Myers Public Service Award, and the Award for Outstanding Volunteerism. (June 25, 2012)

Read about issues that affect pension actuaries and the Academy’s work to advance sound pension policy in the latest edition of the Enrolled Actuaries Report. (June 25, 2012)

Speakers present case studies and answer questions from the audience on the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline’s Request for Guidance process. (June 25, 2012)

The Academy issued a news release pledging the profession’s continued expertise regardless of the outcome of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, which is expected next week. (June 22, 2012)

Read Nominating Committee Chairperson Ken Hohman’s message to Academy members with comprehensive election news about the candidates for three Regular Director positions on the Academy’s Board of Directors. This is the second year that Academy members will be casting their votes in an online election and the first year of a competitive election for one of those three Regular Director positions. (June 22, 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. (June 22, 2012)

The American Academy of Actuaries issued a statement regarding a Society of Actuaries’ (SOA) report: Proposed Pension Funding Stabilization: How Does it Affect the Single-Employer Defined Benefit System? Read the news release. (June 19, 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. (June 15, 2012)

With over 17,000 members, the Academy relies upon the active participation of hundreds of volunteers from every practice area who lend their skill, knowledge, and experience to the Academy’s work on public policy issues and professionalism, Members have been invited to complete the Academy’s Annual Volunteer Survey via individual email blast, and the survey is also now available on the members-only section of the Academy website until Friday, June 29, 2012. (June 13, 2012)

One of the ABCD’s key functions is to provide guidance to actuaries seeking help in interpreting the Code of Professional Conduct, including professional standards.  Sign up now for this informative 90-minute webinar on June 25th, where expert panelists will review the process and discuss several case studies based on requests for guidance received by the ABCD.  Click here for more information. (June 13, 2012)

Academy Senior Pension Fellow Don Fuerst testified before the ERISA Advisory Council June 12 on issues related to retirement security and the risk of long-term disability. (June 12, 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. (June 08, 2012)

Read this 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, 2012)