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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 08-31-2019, 10:12 PM
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Posted By 3.14
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: General Actuarial 08-29-2019, 02:24 AM
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Both of these statements are incorrect, at least...

Both of these statements are incorrect, at least with respect to CAS exams. I canít help you with the profound ignorance of the first one, but I can recommend you investigate both the NAIC's websites...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 08-26-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,629
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Yes. Many many years ago my company filed +25%...

Yes. Many many years ago my company filed +25% for a black car program in NY, but also told the regulator that we were going to start withdrawing coverage. The regulator pushed really hard for...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 08-22-2019, 09:39 PM
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Posted By 3.14
^ that

^ that
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 08-20-2019, 12:14 PM
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If you email Barry Lipton at the NCCI he'll make...

If you email Barry Lipton at the NCCI he'll make sure you have the best info (it will likely be in their actuarial committee minutes somewhere).
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-22-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,228
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The CAA exams are in fact administered in...

The CAA exams are in fact administered in Mandarin.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-19-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 82
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This is probably a good opportunity to mention...

This is probably a good opportunity to mention that there is only one credentialed CAS member in the entire state of Arkansas.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-19-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,228
Posted By 3.14
More like 1 in 4,300, so yes.

More like 1 in 4,300, so yes.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-19-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,228
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The salaries in the vast majorities of those...

The salaries in the vast majorities of those markets are less than in the US, often substantially - not many people are going to go through all those exams, especially given pass rates/lack of...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-19-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,228
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Wait, so about 1 out of every 2,500 adults in...

Wait, so about 1 out of every 2,500 adults in Hong Kong is a credentialed actuary? What is it, Hartford!?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-18-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,228
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Where do you see that happening? China and India...

Where do you see that happening? China and India both have their own credentialing mechanisms. In most other countries, some sort of actuarial degree is acceptable to companies. Also, given...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-21-2019, 08:45 AM
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I like this idea. What I can't get my head around...

I like this idea. What I can't get my head around is the legal aspect, like records retention and more generally access to records in case of litigation. Where would the actual blockchain files sit,...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-18-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,138
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This was an entertaining re-read, nine years...

This was an entertaining re-read, nine years later.
Forum: General Actuarial 06-18-2019, 02:36 PM
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Ah, okay. Thanks.

Ah, okay. Thanks.
Forum: General Actuarial 06-17-2019, 10:48 PM
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Views: 286,549
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If you write a significant amount of business in...

If you write a significant amount of business in New York, that is not implausible.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-08-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,855
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Iíve worked directly with them (or been a subject...

Iíve worked directly with them (or been a subject matter expert for them) on a lot of projects, and my feelings are mixed. To your earlier point, with the right scope they are fantastic at getting...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-01-2018, 01:49 PM
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Views: 201,759
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Well. What I'd guess is, they're skimming this...

Well. What I'd guess is, they're skimming this for what they judge to be reasonable questions (as in "oh, good point") and collecting those, and also cataloguing our disagreements.

I'd be...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-01-2018, 01:42 PM
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My comment above came from the new FAQs. In...

My comment above came from the new FAQs. In addition, I came across this (bold mine):



Presumably this was vetted by the Boards, but I really wonder if they know what they're saying. As someone...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-31-2018, 05:05 PM
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I agree that we didn't miss the boat...I just...

I agree that we didn't miss the boat...I just wish the CAS President didn't say things like that, or like his comment about (essentially) actuaries being ethical by training, data scientists not so...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-31-2018, 04:49 PM
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From the second town hall, slightly paraphrasing:...

From the second town hall, slightly paraphrasing: "Hindsight is 20/20, but we [actuaries] would have been better served if we'd gone into predictive analytics in a big way 10 or 15 years ago."
Forum: General Actuarial 10-31-2018, 04:29 PM
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Not that we're adding questions, but is this...

Not that we're adding questions, but is this concept/thread of thought in the town hall making anyone besides me crazy?

7. Does the entire CAS Board agree with Brian Brown's characterization that...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-31-2018, 04:06 PM
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Views: 201,759
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I have to add, when I read a statement below, it...

I have to add, when I read a statement below, it comes across as completely absent of content, the kind of paragraph a consultant might generate, or maybe someone running for office.

Are we not...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-31-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 201,759
Posted By 3.14
I hope the dark blue circle answers all your...

I hope the dark blue circle answers all your questions.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-31-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 50,118
Posted By 3.14
Tokio Marine looks pretty healthy, but...

Tokio Marine looks pretty healthy, but interesting to see them do this as well as close some of their Asia operations. Maybe just reeling things back in a bit.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-03-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 201,759
Posted By 3.14
It's amazing to me that I live in a town where...

It's amazing to me that I live in a town where the town council votes are not only public, but recorded so I can watch them, and open to public comment...and yet our Boards can't be that transparent....
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