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July 17, 2012
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Academy Releases 2017 Legislative/Regulatory Review

January 12, 2018
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The Academy released a summary of select significant regulatory and legislative developments in 2017 at the state, federal, and international levels of interest to the U.S. actuarial profession.

Committee Issues Exposure Draft of Retained Risk Practice Note

January 18, 2018
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The Committee on Property and Liability Financial Reporting has released an exposure draft of a new practice note on retained risk. Comments are due by March 30.

Actuaries Climate Index™ Spring 2017 Data Released

January 17, 2018
It was the seventh consecutive season with an elevated seasonal value of above 1.5 while the five-year moving average remained at the high set in winter 2016-17, driven by sea level changes in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions. Read the news release.

Financial Regulatory Task Force Submits Comments to U.S. Senate on Bipartisan Financial Regulation Bill

January 17, 2018
The Financial Regulatory Task Force submitted comments to the U.S.

Lawsuit Against the Academy Dismissed

January 16, 2018
The Academy is pleased to report that the Federal District Court in Washington, DC, late Friday, Jan. 12, granted in entirety the Academy's Motion to Dismiss the lawsuit filed by Timothy Sharpe. This is a significant victory upholding the validity of the profession's disciplinary process. You can read the decision here.

Big Data Task Force Submits Comments to NAIC on Big Data Exposures

January 12, 2018
The Big Data Task Force submitted comments to the NAIC's Big Data (EX) Working Group on their recent exposures. 

Subgroup Submits Amendment Proposal Form to NAIC

January 11, 2018
The Role of the Actuary Subgroup sent an Amendment Proposal Form to the NAIC Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on changes to the definition of Actuarial Opinion outlined in VM-01.

HealthCheck, January 2018

January 10, 2018
The January HealthCheck covers the Health Practice Council’s letter to Congress regarding the pending elimination of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate following passage of the new tax-reform law, the Department of Labor’s proposed rule on association health plans, the release of the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight’s 2019 Actuarial Value calculator and methodology, and Congress funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Work Group Submits Comment Letter to NAIC on CEJ Expanded Outline Exposure Draft

January 03, 2018
The Non-Guaranteed Elements Work Group submitted a comment letter to the NAIC's Life Insurance Buyer's Guide (A) Working Group on the CEJ Expanded Outline.