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News Update – September 23

Hi Everyone, For the first time, the international actuarial streaming platform ActuView will be hosting its own online event: aoc2020 This yearly conference will bring together stakeholders and experts from the global actuarial community to discuss the latest actuarial topics and more. The event is relevant to all actuaries worldwide and will be as easily … Continue reading “News Update – September 23”

COVID-19 Update – September 18

Dear Colleagues, Suggested weekend reading: CARPHA: Coronavirus updates CARICOM Today: Updates IADB: Caribbean Development Trends CNG Media: Caribbean countries call for solutions to development financing in the era of COVID-19 and beyond OECD: A green recovery of Latin America and the Caribbean is possible and necessary IMF: Weekend Read NY Times: Moderna and Pfizer Reveal … Continue reading “COVID-19 Update – September 18”

Actuarial News Update – September 17

SOA Candidates Candidates sitting the October/November 2020 ERM and FSA written-answer exams and/or the December 2020 Predictive Analytics (PA) exam would have received communication from the SOA. Please note that all SOA multiple-choice exams administered in 2020 (P, FM, IFM, SRM, STAM, LTAM and the EA exams) will continue to be available as paper/pencil exams … Continue reading “Actuarial News Update – September 17”

News Update – September 16

Hi Everyone, Remember to send your submissions and ideas in time for next Wednesday’s Open Mic! We have no Open Mic topic submitted today so we thought we’d share a few Actuarial Blogs we’ve come across: ProActuary, a new website which we’ve already shared, is compiled by an FIA who is also a university lecturer. … Continue reading “News Update – September 16”

COVID-19 Update – September 15

Dear Colleagues, Today’s interesting links: University of Pittsburgh: Pitt Scientists Discover Tiny Antibody Component That is Highly Effective in Preventing and Treating SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Animal Models CNN: Redefining Covid-19: Months after infection, patients report breathing difficulty, excessive fatigue NY Times: Building Public Places for a Covid World The Guardian: Covid vaccine: ‘8,000 jumbo jets … Continue reading “COVID-19 Update – September 15”

COVID-19 Update – September 11

Dear Colleagues, Suggested weekend reading: IFoA: Communicating actuarial concepts with real-world examples from the COVID-19 pandemic CARICOM Today: An Opportunity to Rethink Caribbean Diaspora Engagement Caribbean Life: Jamaica co-convenes UN high-level meeting on COVID-19 IMF Weekend Read: Emerging Stronger from the Great Lockdown | Financing a Sustainable Recovery | Japan’s “Guilt Gap” | Economic Recovery … Continue reading “COVID-19 Update – September 11”

Actuarial News Update – September 10

Hi Everyone: Actuarial News We’ve discovered a new website! ProActuary has a variety of actuarial information including a collection of blog posts by different people on a range of topics.  (Thanks Cathy!) IAA Releases a Paper on Quality Assurance and Governance Initiatives on IFRS 17 Associated Webinar: Quality Assurance and Governance Initiatives on IFRS 17 … Continue reading “Actuarial News Update – September 10”

COVID-19 Update – September 8

Dear Colleagues, Today’s interesting reading: IMF Blog: Rethinking Global Resilience Guardian: The pandemic is an opportunity to reconsider what makes a good life NYT: Pandemic Drives Millions From Latin America’s Universities NYT: These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines BBC: Pharma firms unveil safety pledge over vaccine Reminder: OECD webinar on the Impact of … Continue reading “COVID-19 Update – September 8”

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