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Description: 1993 SOA Spring Meeting, Boston. This session is about trends in life company impairments and insolvencies. Topics included: 1. Recent insolvencies - are there similar situations waiting to be discovered? 2. How meaningful are current financial statements? 3. What do rating agencies say? How much confidence is there in their ratings? 4. The role of cash-flow testing, AVR/IMR, and risk-based capital formulas.Hide
- Authors: John D Branscomb, Robert J Callahan, Timothy Millwood, Paul A Reardon
- Date: May 1993
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
- Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
- Topics: Finance & Investments; Public Policy