Actuarial News

A Presentation by Claude Penland, Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society

www.ClaudePenland.com

Topics We Will Cover
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Technical News Actuarial Careers Regional News Global News Regulatory News Reinsurance ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Actuaries in the News Professional Questions Other Actuarial News Wrap Up

Technical News
‡ Catastrophe Risk Trends PowerPoint Presentation http://bit.ly/eYGnM7 ‡ Predictive Analytics, Modeling News and Trends Presentation http://bit.ly/gn4lWf ‡ Pension Risk Trends, News and Info Presentation http://bit.ly/fHVdcC ‡ Takaful and Retakaful Trends PowerPoint Presentation http://bit.ly/hRRNt2

Technical News, Two
‡ Lifetime Income Options, including Annuities, discussed regarding 401(k)s http://bit.ly/agP6ZR ‡ Actuary discusses Modeling Loss Reserve Risk http://bit.ly/d4b18N ‡ Emerging Risk in Life Insurance, A New Approach for Actuaries http://bit.ly/ifWpki ‡ Government-issued longevity bonds as an insurance trend to watch http://bit.ly/c2uyuU

Technical News, Three
‡ Healthcare receivables securitization trends http://bit.ly/br7E5e ‡ SCOR Global Risk Center Launched at SCORGlobalRiskCenter.com http://bit.ly/fevvsB ‡ Casualty Actuarial Society Meeting Presentations Database Online http://bit.ly/eRC8vv ‡ Competitive Market Analysis of Auto Insurance Companies http://bit.ly/ezsTa8

Technical News, Four
‡ Open Source Insurance Loss Simulation Model Released by the Casualty Actuarial Society http://bit.ly/aVBmpJ ‡ Nyhart Actuaries Design New 401(k) Plan http://bit.ly/ebC3aU ‡ Medical Malpractice Costs to Increase a Bunch, Premiums to Follow http://bit.ly/9JpokX ‡ Annual Retiree Healthcare Costs in New Jersey for State Employees to double http://bit.ly/cnjkqs

Actuarial Careers
‡ The C-Level Actuary: How Did Actuaries Get Beyond Their Actuarial Jobs? http://bit.ly/h8S2ZC ‡ Will the CERA become the ³gold standard´ for risk management? http://bit.ly/fZykhU ‡ Classroom Guide for Actuaries Published by the Actuarial Foundation http://bit.ly/efCgRW ‡ Actuarial Careers Named One of Fifty Best Careers for 2011 http://bit.ly/fmxvU3

Actuarial Jobs, Two
‡ A Comparison of Three Disciplines¶ Insurance Salary Surveys¶ Medians, C-level http://bit.ly/97Fn3q ‡ ³There are almost no unemployed experienced actuaries´ http://bit.ly/9XsZUH ‡ Actuarial Science very, very popular major among Overseas Students in the US http://bit.ly/dvmdyD ‡ Actuarial Intern discusses her Actuarial Internship at Allstate http://bit.ly/batjam

Actuarial Jobs, Three
‡ Actuarial Jobs are too hard to fill, say recruiters http://bit.ly/fsK8eU ‡ Actuarial Students sought by the Casualty Actuarial Society http://bit.ly/bzUolD ‡ Lloyd¶s Managing Agents hire 126 actuaries. Solvency II a major reason. http://bit.ly/aefIq8 ‡ Solvency II expected to create 250+ actuarial jobs in Ireland http://bit.ly/bOIu7E

Actuarial Jobs, Four
‡ Captive Insurance Jobs up in Vermont: Accountants, Actuaries, Lawyers http://bit.ly/a1lBIC ‡ Actuaries and risk analysts working in virtual economies? http://bit.ly/eUQRCT ‡ States individually plan to hire actuaries to review health rates http://bit.ly/bJBuEd

Regional News: North America
‡ Actuarial Obesity Study of Canada and United States Estimates $300 Billion Economic Cost http://bit.ly/ggdhhB ‡ US Social Security¶s Future http://bit.ly/fYKklC ‡ Michigan State University Adds Actuarial Science Degree http://bit.ly/eQxHgr

Regional News: North America, Two
‡ Potential Pandemic Price Pegged by Society of Actuaries at up to $290 billion http://bit.ly/cZAHtH ‡ 10 Barriers to Retirement Planning Advice Identified by the Society of Actuaries http://bit.ly/gLLflj

Regional News: Europe
‡ 108 European Insurance and Reinsurance News Highlights, Trends http://bit.ly/fjhc8J ‡ Check Out the $51 Billion Windstorm Europe Will Need to Prepare For Under Solvency II http://bit.ly/dyepBM ‡ UK Actuaries funding Enterprise Risk Management Projects http://bit.ly/cgDkyx

Regional news: Europe, Two
‡ UK Charities with compulsory pension enrollment might have problems http://bit.ly/9vgCLe ‡ New United Kingdom Actuarial Motto http://bit.ly/a35KME ‡ ³Pirate Attacks Make Risk Estimation Difficult´, say UK Actuaries http://bit.ly/bA8sb4

Regional News: Bermuda
‡ Bermuda Insurance Reinsurance Stories and Transactions, PowerPoint Presentation http://bit.ly/fCkeiP

Regional News: Asia
‡ 17 Highlights from the Insurance Market in India http://bit.ly/erihuQ ‡ India¶s Regulator tells 24 Property & Casualty Insurers to Hire More Actuaries http://bit.ly/fZ1tJV ‡ Institute of Actuaries of India Aims to Expand into South Asia and Asia Pacific http://bit.ly/a2xybk

Regional News: Asia, Two
‡ China and Hong Kong PowerPoint Presentation, Insurance Wrap Up http://bit.ly/e6DyoH ‡ China Association of Actuaries looks to join the IAA http://bit.ly/ctf6ey

Worldwide News
‡ Insurance Mergers / Acquisitions Trends, News, Presentation http://bit.ly/eviMBp ‡ Startups in Insurance, Reinsurance Presentation http://bit.ly/gIMnxa ‡ Global Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst Website Launched http://bit.ly/cnri2t

Worldwide News, Two
‡ Enterprise Risk Management, the Role of Actuaries http://bit.ly/dAOnyi ‡ Mobile Payments in Emerging Economies could help Insurance Penetration http://bit.ly/e0FIdr ‡ Which Insurance Companies have the most Twitter followers? http://bit.ly/aFYP3p

Regulation News
‡ Solvency II PowerPoint Presentation http://bit.ly/dKKWBF ‡ The Future of Insurance Regulation, from the Actuarial Review http://bit.ly/fG9fKn ‡ NAIC Life and Health Actuarial Task Force To Weigh In on IASB Proposals http://bit.ly/bXOLvu

Regulation News, Two
‡ Azerbaijan to License Actuaries http://bit.ly/hLxAcd ‡ Groupe Consultatif Actuariel Européen Explains Insurer Insolvencies vs. Bank Failures http://bit.ly/ft9e8F ‡ First actuaries certified in Armenia http://bit.ly/a5IOwm

Reinsurance
‡ Reinsurance Trends, News, Analysis PowerPoint Presentation http://bit.ly/hviYAs ‡ Alex Krutov¶s recent Insurance-Linked Securities book, a review http://bit.ly/bCIfbP ‡ Reinsurance C-Level Salary Survey http://bit.ly/gkb9i6

Actuaries in the News
‡ Brian Duperreault, Actuary, CEO, Elected to Insurance Hall of Fame http://bit.ly/gqrpPL ‡ Former Actuary Writes Book, ³The Influential Actuary´ http://bit.ly/e3Piuv ‡ Governance Task Force Report Released by the American Academy of Actuaries http://bit.ly/aTk3CB ‡ David Axene finds errors in health insurance rate calculations http://bit.ly/g0p3Ib

Actuaries in the News, Two
‡ Actuarial Awards Announced in Europe http://bit.ly/ibW66k ‡ University of St. Thomas Wins Travelers Actuarial Case Competition http://bit.ly/aulRKF ‡ Actuarial Science Scholarships at Illinois State University http://bit.ly/9eMiCP

Professional Questions
‡ Who is more Dangerous, a Serial Killer or your Life Partner? http://bit.ly/erBgjv ‡ Is Chief Actuary the Most Visible Example of Actuarial Professionalism Today? http://bit.ly/hfCcFm ‡ Eddie Smith, Actuary, Discusses Web 2.0 and Actuaries http://bit.ly/9JIbCO ‡ Cavanaugh Macdonald Consulting Receives Patent on Interest Rate Smoothing Algorithm

Professional Questions, Two
‡ Powerful Hospitals Increase Prices? Powerful Health Insurers Hold Prices In Check? http://bit.ly/cN0gkp ‡ NY Times discusses US States¶ Pension Accounting http://bit.ly/hHwDPd ‡ What is Dynamic Financial Analysis? http://bit.ly/fV4l8f ‡ Should New Jersey Declare Bankruptcy Over Their Pension Deficit? http://bit.ly/dEQBnb

Other Actuarial News
‡ London Life/Great-West Life to Pay $455.7 million based on Actuary¶s lawsuit http://bit.ly/aOZJsA ‡ Online casinos taking bets on hurricanes http://bit.ly/brLTcC ‡ Casualty Actuarial Society High School Scholarship for Diversity http://bit.ly/9qAXA4

Other Actuarial News, Two
‡ Actuaries Rock http://bit.ly/gbraRW ‡ The Band Blind Actuaries is Back http://bit.ly/e09F70

Wrap Up
‡ On ClaudePenland.com, I write at least six posts a day on the business issues that I explore daily. These include Insurance News, M&A, Startups & Trends; Web Development & Trends; Web Startups; Odd Business Ideas; Global Finance & Investment; Reinsurance; Catastrophe Risk; Predictive Analytics; Solvency II; Pensions; Risk Management and Takaful. ‡ Thank you!