Academy comment letters to IAA
Posted here are various communications from the Academy to the IAA from 2015 through 2017 that discuss the Academy’s position on the role of the IAA in the global actuarial profession as a representative of its Full Member Associations (FMAs).
- Academy view of the IAA as a "United Nations" rather than a "European Union" for the actuarial profession (December 18, 2015)
- Academy position that the IAA's proposed educational syllabus is and long has been an aspirational rather than a prescriptive document (December 18, 2015)
- Letter to the IAA stating the position that the IAA should not attempt to develop a uniform global Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standard." (February 8, 2016)
- Letter to the IAA on the then-proposed education syllabus and the principle of subsidiarity (March 11, 2016)
- Letter to the IAA explaining the U.S. governmental designation of Enrolled Actuaries (EAs) in the U.S. actuarial profession and the importance of recognizing EAs as members of the U.S. actuarial profession (March 11, 2016)
- Letter to the IAA expressing concern that accreditation guidelines were being proposed in order to regulate IAA Full Member Associations (FMAs) and addressing subsidiarity (March 25, 2016)
- Joint Memorandum with the CAS and SOA on the IAA's Branding Proposal, noting that IAA Full Member Associations (FMAs) are in the best position to develop effective messaging within their own jursdictions and members (July 14, 2016)
- Letter to the IAA supplementing an IAA survey of its members about the proposed educational syllabus and addressing several concerns, including subsidiarity (February 13, 2017). This letter was translated into Spanish and French.
- Letter to the IAA suggesting ways to bring the discussion of the IAA's proposed educational syllabus to a successful conclusion and reiterating the principle of subsidiarity (May 4, 2017). This letter was translated into Spanish, French, Chinese, and Japanese.