November's Documents and Tweets

November's published documents:

Agenda: Board Meeting No 78 (November 28, 2013)
Request for Proposals Regarding Ontario Accident Benefits Long Term Disability Research Project As at November 25, 2013
Organization of CIA Head Office
213102T Fuzzy Logic Examples
213102 Research Paper: Applying Fuzzy Logic to Risk Assessment and Decision-Making
213099 Educational Note Supplement: Guidance for Assumptions for Hypothetical Wind-Up and Solvency Valuations Update – Effective September 30, 2013, and Applicable to Valuations with Effective Dates Between September 30, 2013, and December 30, 2013
213098 Risk Management: Part Four – Incentive Compensation: The Critical Blind Spot in ERM Today
213095 Discipline Bulletin: Volume 20, no 1 (November 2013)
213077 Revised Educational Note—Dynamic Capital Adequacy Testing
OG2014 Orientation Guide 2013-2014
CECM2014 CE Committee Meetings for 2014
2014 Annual Meeting Timeline
Information with Respect to Meeting Sessions
Information with Respect to Speaker Recruitment and Expenses
Session 3: ORSA Framework: Implementation Issues and Challenges (Rioux)
Session 1: Volatility Management (Papageorgiou)
Session 2: Financial Economics and Pensions (Gold)
Session 5: The use of Economic Capital in ORSA (Ozdemir)
Submission to IFRS: IFRS Exposure Draft – Insurance Contracts
Session 5: Economic Capital (Finn)
Session 3: ORSA (Curtis)
Session 1: PPFRC Update
Session 4: Investment Implications of Target Benefit Plans (McCrossan)
Session 4: Investment Implications of Target Benefit Plans (Bullock)
Session 7: The Global Economic Landscape and Investing in Emerging Markets (Dehn)
Session 6: Retirement Savings: What should be the role of the Public vs Private sectors?
Session 3: Update on the Canadian Pensioners Mortality Study
Communiqué: Retirement age crisis? No. Questioning retirement age conditions? Canada’s actuaries say yes.
Eligibility and Education Council Agenda - Meeting nº 109 (October 31, 2013)
Eligibility and Education Council Motions (October 31, 2013)
(e)Bulletin October 2013
(e)Bulletin October 2013 (pdf version)
Session 4: Canadian Accounting Standards: The New Standards for Private Enterprises and Not-for-Profit Organizations (Estey)
Session 5: ASB Update on New Actuarial Evidence Standards of Practice (Yake)
Member Services Council Minutes - Meeting nº 101 (August 27, 2013)
Session 2: Regulators Update (Wong)
Educational Note: Guidance for the 2013 Valuation of Insurance Contract Liabilities of Life Insurers
Standards of Practice – Pensions (February 1, 2014)
Standards of Practice (February 1, 2014)
Educational Note Supplement: Canadian Pensioners Mortality
Member Services Council Agenda - Meeting nº 102 (October 29, 2013)
Organization of CIA Head Office
Final Standards – Revision to the Practice-Specific Standards for Pension Plans – Mortality Assumption for Pension Commuted Values and Promulgation of Mortality Table
Memorandum: Final Standards – Revision to the Practice-Specific Standards for Pension Plans – Mortality Assumption for Pension Commuted Values and Promulgation of Mortality Table
Memorandum: Final Communication – Promulgation of Current Mortality Table for Pension Commuted Values

November's tweets from @CIA_Actuaries:

Changes in store for nuclear liability insurance in Canada ... via @CdnUnderwriter

Good luck #actuary Jean-Guy Sauriol @Maple_Lys #GrandAdventure

Op-ed from CIA member Rob Brown, on insurers' access to genetic test data, is featured on iPolitics site

Insurance industry in Toronto had "below average" growth over 10 years, says @ConfBoardofCda report

Mutual insurers to amalgamate: Farmers’, Glengarry, and Lanark will form Commonwell Mutual on Jan. 1

CIA mortality research featured in @MacleansMagarticle on seniors: "the sunset years of life keep lasting longer"

Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators releases final paper on use of electronic commerce in insurance products

Presentation from Senior Deputy Governor of Bank of Canada to AMF on risk management, financial reform

Financial Stability Board issues papers to help regulators strengthen risk management at financial institutions

"Underinsurance is a real risk for Canadians who rely on group insurance" says @LIMRA

As cost of water damage rises, experts call for plan for sustainable and suitable coverage from insurers

@CLHIA calls on government to consider issuing ultra-long government bonds. Forecasts strong demand

#Alberta government issues response to CIA note on alternative settlement methods for valuations

@OSFIBSIF releases update to Life Insurance Regulatory Framework, including summary of work and timelines

#FCIA#Actuaries kick off #CIAPensionSeminar today in #Toronto

#pensions: CIA member Fred Vettese offers an early impression of what an expanded #CPP might look like

@OSFIBSIF revises its approach to the granting of approvals for #reinsurance with a related party

CIA report features in @globeandmailanalysis: "slower growth + higher expenditures = trouble for provincial budgets"

What’s the Role of the Public and Private Sectors for #RetirementSavings? D’Amours report and more @

CIA member Fred Vettese on occupational #pensions: "The level of basic benefits should come under scrutiny"

@futureworzel presents "What’s Next for Humanity? The Future, and Our Place in It" #CIAPensionSeminar

FASB votes to move forward with final standard on revenue recognition. Expected in Q1 2014 - via @edmontonjournal

@OSFIBSIF releases letter sent to IASB re. exposure draft on insurance contracts: "adjustments are required"

#Actuaries: have questions about the pension mortality tables? Get them answered #CIAPensionSeminar #Pension

@PBIActuarial opens #Toronto office. CIA members Clare Pitcher, Cyndi Rynne to be senior consulting actuaries

@jandehn presents the global economic landscape and investing in emerging markets #CIAInvestmentSeminar

#CIAInvestmentSeminar presents economic capital models by Bogie Ozdemir @Sunlife

#CIA Investment Seminar features investment implications of target benefit plans with Jessica Bullock and Paul McCrossan #FCIA

CIA member Barry Gros: TB plans and other solutions could get cost of #Ontario public sector pensions under control

@OSFIBSIF releases new-look edition of newsletter The Pillar, includes address from Supt. Julie Dickson

Macro-economic policy and possible implications for financial markets, including long-term interest rates #Actuaries

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