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. (July 06, 2012)

This year’s event at the Gaylord National Resort Hotel & Convention Center is held in conjunction with the Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting. If you are attending the SOA meeting, the Academy luncheon is included. Academy members, who are not attending the SOA meeting, may purchase a ticket for $70. Learn more. (July 02, 2012)

As even the most basic business operations shift to IT systems connected to the Internet, cyber risk has moved to the center of many corporate risk profiles. Read more in the latest issue of Contingencies. (July 01, 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 29, 2012)

The Academy’s Health Practice Council Communications Task Force updated its recent Campaign 2012 voters’ guide, Making Health Care Reform Work: Why Broad Participation is Necessary. The guide is intended to assist voters to understand why broad participation is necessary in the health insurance system to avoid higher premiums. (June 28, 2012)

The American Academy of Actuaries today called the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to keep the Affordable Care Act largely intact a step toward ensuring that health insurance markets attract a broad cross section of risk, a cornerstone to any viable health insurance market. Read the news release. (June 28, 2012)

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

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)