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					  Actuarial News
   A Presentation by Claude Penland,
Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society
    www.ClaudePenland.com
          Topics We Will Cover
•   Technical News      •   Actuaries in the News
•   Actuarial Careers   •   Professional Questions
•   Regional News       •   Other Actuarial News
•   Global News         •   Wrap Up
•   Regulatory News
•   Reinsurance
           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 “gold 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
• “There 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
• “Pirate 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, “The 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!

				
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