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.
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Brad Smith, in his inaugural speech as President of the Society of Actuaries, called for the Society of Actuaries (SOA), Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), and American Academy of Actuaries (Academy) to consolidate, stating, “There is absolutely no need for three separate professional organizations…to exist. They need to consolidate into one efficient, effective organization.” Mr. Smith … Read more
There have been recent developments regarding the CAS application for CERA award signatory status that warrant an announcement to CAS members at this time. As background, in 2009 the CAS joined 13 other actuarial organizations across the globe in signing a treaty to establish a new enterprise risk management (ERM) designation. The credential CERA, or … Read more
Several people have opined that transparency is a bigger issue than multiple hearings and efficiency for the CAS discipline process. I couldn’t agree more. So why are we tackling the multiple hearing and efficiency issues first? Because a proposal came out earlier that addressed the multiple hearings and efficiency issues in a way that would … Read more