The Casualty Actuarial Society is a professional organization whose purpose is the advancement of the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to property, casualty, and similar risk exposures.
Author Archives: Ken Williams
CAS members are required to obtain a certain number of continuing education (CE) hours each year, which varies based on the regulatory jurisdiction of your practice. This summer we are encouraging members to work towards their CE compliance with our Summer of CE campaign. Many members think that CE must come from things like webinars … Read more
For many CAS members, social distancing requirements have changed work/life balance for at least the next few weeks. Many of you are learning how to deal with an extended work from home period for the first time. For some folks that means they are alone; others may be dealing with spouses, roommates and kids of … Read more
The CAS and the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) recently released a white paper on the use of rating variables to develop insurance premiums. As a member of the CAS Public Relations Advisory Committee and a contributor to the paper, I would like to give you a little behind the scenes information about some of the … Read more
Earning the ACAS designation is a great accomplishment. Your college education, hundreds of hours of studying, and maybe a little exam luck have earned you a valuable accreditation for work in insurance and other industries. The question you should now ask yourself is “What does a CAS designation allow me to do?” If you work … Read more
I recently coordinated the CAS Course on Professionalism (COP) in Orlando for 117 candidates who are approaching their Associateship designation. Another 120 candidates attended a recent course in Las Vegas and 75 soon will be attending our Canadian course in Montreal. In total, nearly 600 candidates will have taken the course in 2018. The Course … Read more