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Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-06-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Ken_Williams
There will be one in Asia, most likely in June or...

There will be one in Asia, most likely in June or July. The CAS normally has the course in China during even number years.
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-03-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Ken_Williams
That is a great point. We had that issue one...

That is a great point. We had that issue one time at a prior, and it was definitely a distraction for candidates.

I will make sure the exam committee folks are aware of the course date and...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-02-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Ken_Williams
Summer 2020 Courses on Professionalism

The dates and locations for the June Courses on Professionalism have been announced.

https://www.casact.org/admissions/index.cfm?fa=cop

Chicago, IL June 15-16, 2020

Philadelphia, PA June...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 09-25-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,843
Posted By Ken_Williams
There are still a few opening for the Course on...

There are still a few opening for the Course on Professionalism in Atlanta, December 16-17.

Registration is also open for the Course on Professionalism in Phoenix, February 3-4.
...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 09-13-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,604
Posted By Ken_Williams
For comparison, the CAS had 33.9% this year, up...

For comparison, the CAS had 33.9% this year, up from 30.9% last year. The increase this year may be related to the recent SOA / CAS merger talks.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-11-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By Ken_Williams
My daughter submitted her renewal 8/14 at the...

My daughter submitted her renewal 8/14 at the passport office . Passport arrived 9/9, Passport card arrived 9/10. That seems to match the timeline for mine and my wife's renewal earlier this year.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 09-08-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By Ken_Williams
Off the top of my head. 1. Workers...

Off the top of my head.

1. Workers Compensation benefits are unlimited. So individual claims can run into the millions of dollars. This is especially true if a younger person suffers a...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 08-27-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 140,498
Posted By Ken_Williams
If you are practicing in the US, I would not be...

If you are practicing in the US, I would not be focusing on the CAS attestation rules, I would be focusing on the AAA qualification standards
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-27-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By Ken_Williams
Depending on how big the crack is, it may be $0...

Depending on how big the crack is, it may be $0 anyway. It depends if the windshield would have to be replaced or not. If they can repair the crack, most companies will do that and waive the...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 08-26-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 140,498
Posted By Ken_Williams
The CAS does not require you to attest for CE the...

The CAS does not require you to attest for CE the year you get your designation.

However, if you work within the United States, the AAA US qualification standards do not have a grace period for...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-09-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,939
Posted By Ken_Williams
Verisk / ISO assigns catastrophes a serial number...

Verisk / ISO assigns catastrophes a serial number and keeps a database of them. They use a $25 million threshold
...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-29-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,843
Posted By Ken_Williams
A reminder that registration has opened for the...

A reminder that registration has opened for the CAS Courses on Professionalism in December.

Those of you with only one exam until ACAS can sign up now. Others that meet exam qualifying rules...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-03-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,843
Posted By Ken_Williams
2019 Winter Courses on Professionalism

Registration for the December CAS Courses on Professionalism will start Monday, July 29th at 12:00 EDT for candidates that are close to their ACAS, and Wednesday, July 31st for other candidates that...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 06-27-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,888
Posted By Ken_Williams
2019 CAS Elections

The CAS President Elect and Board of Director candidates have been announced

https://www.casact.org/about/leadership/elections/2019/index.cfm?fa=main

For President-Elect:

Jessica (Weng Kah)...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-07-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,666
Posted By Ken_Williams
Draft of the actual P/C qualification document is...

Draft of the actual P/C qualification document is here:

https://naic.org/documents/cmte_c_catf_2019_pc_statement.pdf?90

Grandfathering is addressed on page 10.

If you have not passed exam 6U...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-29-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By Ken_Williams
I think the schedule will help with #2...

I think the schedule will help with #2 https://www.casact.org/clrs/index.cfm?fa=schedule

Every 50 minutes is 1 CE credit, so up to 1.5 on Monday without the workshop, up to 7.5 on Tuesday not...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 04-26-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,849
Posted By Ken_Williams
$1,125 for the August course It is listed at...

$1,125 for the August course

It is listed at the bottom of this page:

https://www.casact.org/admissions/index.cfm?fa=cop
Forum: CAS Exams - General 03-27-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,849
Posted By Ken_Williams
Should be something posted shortly. The...

Should be something posted shortly.

The course will be August 5-6 in Chicago. Registration will open in early April.

This will be the first course to incorporate communication skills in the...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-27-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,763
Posted By Ken_Williams
UM and UIM are generally sold as one coverage, so...

UM and UIM are generally sold as one coverage, so if you are buying state minimum limits UM/UIM, you are really just buying UM coverage plus the small chance that you are hit by an out of state...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 02-14-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 140,498
Posted By Ken_Williams
#1 - no harm in getting the letters now, but you...

#1 - no harm in getting the letters now, but you can't submit them until you are actually eligible to apply for ACAS.

#2 - I am not sure it is every EC meeting where the look at applications, but...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-29-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,763
Posted By Ken_Williams
Collision covers the car, UM/UIM is designed to...

Collision covers the car, UM/UIM is designed to cover injuries to the driver and passenger, which can be much more expensive. Not only medical bills, but lost wages and long term suffering damages...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-28-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 140,498
Posted By Ken_Williams
Technically, your designation meeting would be...

Technically, your designation meeting would be the spring meeting in NOLA. However, you may send a request to the CAS office to have your meeting deferred to Hawaii. This request are handled on a...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-10-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,849
Posted By Ken_Williams
Summer 2019 Course on Professionalism

Registration for the June CAS Courses on Professionalism will start Monday, January 14th at 12:00 EST for candidates that are close to their ACAS, and Wednesday, January 16th for other candidates...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-17-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Ken_Williams
Revis, Do you work within the US? If so,...

Revis,

Do you work within the US? If so, you should probably be more concerned with the AAA CE standards than the CAS. If you comply with AAA, you comply with CAS (although the CAS record...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-29-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,472
Posted By Ken_Williams
I appreciate you hanging in there. I hope you...

I appreciate you hanging in there. I hope you and everyone else who came to Orlando enjoyed the course and gained some good insight. I certainly enjoyed getting to meet everyone.
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