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Description: This presentation is a panel discussion from the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Society of Actuaries, held October 20-23 in Toronto. Noting that the regulatory authorities have been talking about the need to modify GAAP and statutory balance sheets to more closely reflect market values, with most of the focus on the market value of assets, the panelists discuss current regulatory thinking, including with respect to disclosures, problems associated with looking only at assets [and not liabilities], practical implications, and use of results as a management tool. From the Record of Society of Actuaries, Volume 17, No. 4B.Hide
- Authors: Keith A Drzal, Reed Miller, Robert Stein, Wayne S Upton
- Date: Oct 1991
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
- Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
- Topics: Financial Reporting & Accounting>Fair value accounting