Articles tagged "International Actuarial Association"

Do you know your International Committee?

You know that the International Committee has a global focus, but did you know about its activities, plans and members?

Innovation: the key to maintaining relevance for global qualifications

With the globalisation of markets and standardisation of regulation, professional qualifications are coming under more scrutiny and being challenged on whether they remain relevant and continue to instil global best practices.

50 years of actuaries consulting globally – the history of IACA

Fifty years ago, the International Association of Consultant Actuaries (IACA) met in Munich for the first time. In June 2018, IACA will celebrate its 50th anniversary meeting with the International Congress of Actuaries (ICA) in Berlin. Brent Walker outlines its history, purpose, spread into Asia and why you should join.

Going global - Interviews with IAA representatives

Kirsten Flynn is a Member of the International Committee. In this article, she speaks to Tim Furlan, Bozenna Hinton and Martin Stevenson about their involvement with the IAA and reflections on the recent IAA meeting in Chicago.

Introducing the new International committee and its membership

The Institute’s Council recently recruited members to join the newly established International Committee which replaces the existing International Council Committee. Here, Martin Stevenson explains a little more about it.

Our global profession - A look at the South African actuarial experience

President Jenny Lyon details some thought-provoking presentations from the recent South African Actuarial Convention in Cape Town, including the state of the profession there; metrics for effecting ‘big change’; and a new take on driverless cars.

The Actuarial Profession in Zimbabwe

Sam Mawoyo discusses practice areas currently occupied by actuaries and actuarial students in Zimbabwe, and examines challenges facing the profession in the country.

Colloquia Spotlight on Insurance and Risk in Australia

The 2015 ASTIN, AFIR/ERM and IACA Colloquia of the International Actuarial Association will bring cutting-edge research to Sydney this August.


International Actuarial Input to Global Insurance Accounting Practice

For the past 15 years, the Insurance Accounting Committee has been providing input to the IASB on the International Financial Reporting Standard for insurance contracts. Suddenly the answer is no longer: “In about five years” to the question: “When is IFRS 4 Phase 2 going to happen?” Things are getting exciting!


Actuarial Insight into Ebola

The World Health Organization recently declared Liberia free of the disease that has claimed more than 4,700 lives in the country, but officials say ending the Ebola outbreak entirely will prove difficult. Actuary Jennifer Lang points to interesting implications for insurers.

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