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  • Advanced Regulatory Topics
    Advanced Regulatory Topics Regulators share their perspective on a variety ... reserves;Life reinsurance;Life reserves;Liquidity;Long-term care insurance=LTCI;Medicare supplement;Morbidity rates=Morbidity ...

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    • Authors: Karen Rudolph, Ernest Johnson, Kerry Krantz, Henry Siegel, Bruce D Sartain
    • Date: Sep 2002
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Professional Values>Practice expertise; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Qualifications; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Statutory accounting; Public Policy
  • Financial Performance Yardsticks
    poorly managed multiline company. Shareholders don't care about the nature of business that generates their ... compare performance to national agency, regional, or direct marketing companies. We could compare loss and ...

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    • Authors: Steven W Fickes, John T Glass, Raymond A Matison, Henry Siegel, Frank Todisco
    • Date: May 1985
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration>Effective decision-making; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Technology & Applications>Analytics and informatics
  • The Financial Reporter
    best estimate assumptions over time for long-term care. In addition, the task force expects continued ... required, independent regulatory review may be the primary means used to provide an acceptable, nar- rowed ...

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    • Authors: Jerry Enoch, Mark Freedman, Thomas Nace, Shirley Hwei-Chung Shao, Henry Siegel, David Prickitt, Steven Lash, Darin Zimmerman, Rebecca Wang, Maria Mercedes Torres-Jorda
    • Date: Jun 2005
    • Publication Name: The Financial Reporter
  • Issues in Life Insurance Consolidations
    focus are in the health care business. There have been many mergers of health care companies brought on ... universal life, structured settlements and long-term care. Issues in Life Insurance Consolidations ...

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    • Authors: Harris N Bak, Ira Friedman, Henry Siegel
    • Date: Oct 1996
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration>Strategy development; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Finance & Investments
  • The Financial Reporter
    effectively amends SFAS 5, replacing it as the primary source of guidance for accounting for uncertain- ... set of assumptions is unclear (again, usually a direct reflec- tion of the statutory reserve ambiguity) ...

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    • Authors: Richard H Browne, Robert Frasca, Norman E Hill, Christopher Perrin, Henry Siegel, Vincent Y Y Tsang, James Thompson
    • Date: Mar 2007
    • Publication Name: The Financial Reporter
  • No-See-Ums
    update describes it: “Variable fee approach for direct participation contracts “The IASB tentatively ... tentatively decided that, for insurance contracts with direct participation fea- tures, it would modify its gen- ...

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    • Authors: Henry Siegel
    • Date: Sep 2015
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Professional Values>Practice expertise; Strategic Insight and Integration>Influence decisions
    • Publication Name: The Financial Reporter
    • Topics: Financial Reporting & Accounting>International Accounting Standards Board [IASB]; Financial Reporting & Accounting>International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS]
  • The Financial Reporter
    Fair Value Option for Actuarial Liabilities The primary advantage of valuing liabilities at fair value ... can be derived by subtracting PVDE from the The primary advantage of valuing liabilities at fair value ...

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    • Authors: Kenneth LaSorella, Steven Malerich, Craig Reynolds, Raymond Ted Schlude, Henry Siegel
    • Date: Sep 2007
    • Publication Name: The Financial Reporter
  • The Financial Reporter
    at 212.773.2329 or tara.hansen@ey.com The primary implementation issue related to both risk and service ... are to be expensed when incurred, as they play no direct role in deter- mining current exit value. Discretionary ...

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    • Authors: Mark Freedman, Carol A Marler, Paul Margus, Henry Siegel, Leonard Reback, Darin Zimmerman, Vadim Zinkovsky, Tara J P Hansen, Tina Getachew
    • Date: Dec 2007
    • Publication Name: The Financial Reporter
  • The Home Stretch
    fixed-fee service contracts that have as their primary purpose the provision of services. The boards ... related to successful acquisition efforts; and b) direct costs that are related to the acquisition of a ...

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    • Authors: Henry Siegel
    • Date: Jun 2011
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: The Financial Reporter
    • Topics: Financial Reporting & Accounting
  • International Accounting Standards-Current Developments
    the capitalization of transaction costs only for direct and incremental costs, so some people who have ... those standards. I'd like to highlight two primary objectives of the IAA. The first is to promote ...

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    • Authors: Mark Freedman, Sam Gutterman, Henry Siegel, Tricia O'Malley
    • Date: Oct 2004
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Financial Reporting & Accounting>International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS]