Academy News

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)

The Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting released a practice note on retained P/C insurance-related risk. (April 24, 2018)

The seasonal ACI value for summer 2017 dipped to 1.45 from 1.66 in spring 2017, but remained at a high level, while the five-year moving average was unchanged. Read the news release. (April 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. (April 20, 2018)

Ted Goldman, the Academy’s Senior Pension fellow, testified before the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans at a hearing on “The History and Structure of the Multiemployer Pension System.” Watch the full committee hearing here (Goldman’s testimony begins at the 58m 44s mark) and read Goldman’s testimony here. (April 18, 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 13, 2018)

The Academy released a quiz on lifetime income that poses questions and answers to help consumers understand the issues and concepts behind planning a sound lifetime income strategy. (April 13, 2018)

The Academy hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on lifetime income. The presentation highlighted public policy options and practical tools that can help to secure lifetime incomes for retirees. (April 13, 2018)

The April HealthCheck recaps Academy health presentations from the NAIC Spring 2018 National Meeting. Also covered, the Individual and Small Group Markets Committee sent a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in early April on a proposed federal rule that would lengthen the maximum period of short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans; registration is open for the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum; and legislative, judicial, and regulatory updates. (April 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. (April 06, 2018)

The Individual and Small Group Markets Committee sent comments on a proposed rule that would lengthen the maximum period of short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance through amending the definition of STLD. (April 06, 2018)

The Pension Committee released an issue brief that analyzes the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) against the principles underlying funding reform.  (April 06, 2018)

The spring Retirement Account covers recent Pension Practice Council committee actions; and legislative and regulatory activity including the first meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans and retirement legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate. (April 03, 2018)