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2005
12-19-05 Actuarial Lessons from the Recent Hurricane Seasons
12-19-05 Predictive Modeling Raises Opportunities and Issues for Actuaries and Insurers, CAS Annual Meeting is told
11-16-05 Paul Braithwaite Elected President of CAS; Thomas Myers is New President-Elect
10-11-05 Loss Reserves, Risk Transfer, and Regulatory Capital Models Among Topics at CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 13-16 in Baltimore
09-30-05 CAS Awards 2005 Hachemeister Prize to Jon Holtan, Author of "Pragmatic Insurance Option Pricing"
09-13-05 Seminar on Predictive Modeling to be Held September 19-20 in Chicago
08-30-05 Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar to be Held September 11-13 in Boston
07-01-05 Record-Breaking 2004 Hurricane Season to change Catastrophe Modeling and Approach to Aggregate Events
06-17-05 Actuarial Science Techniques used by Leading Banks for Operational Risk Measurement and Management
06-17-05 Encouraging Trends from Workers Compensation Reforms in California Reported at CAS Spring Meeting
05-27-05 Pressman Champions the Industry’s Actuaries (Spring Meeting Press Release)
04-28-05 Mergers and Acquisitions, Finite Insurance among Topics at Casualty Actuarial Society Spring Meeting
04-28-05 CAS Board Launches Partnerships to Pursue Enterprise Risk Management Strategy
04-07-05 CAS-Sponsored Research on Fair Value of Claim Liabilities Presented to International Accounting Standards Board
04-06-05 Volatile Underwriting Cycle is Back with a Vengeance Economist Tells CAS Seminar
04-06-05 Improvements in Commercial Property Terrorism Modeling Reported at Casualty Actuarial Society Seminar On Ratemaking
03-30-05 Casualty Actuarial Society Reaches 4,000 Members
02-14-05 Dr. Robert Hartwig to Address Underwriting Issues at 2005 Ratemaking Seminar
02-10-05 North American actuarial organizations launch image campaign to promote a more accurate view of the profession and its value to business

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2004
12-09-04 Actuaries in Several Countries Addressing Concerns over Profession's Integrity and Credibility
11-17-04 Stephen P. D'Arcy Elected President of CAS; Paul Braithwaite is New President-Elect
11-05-04 CAS Fellow Named Top Equities Analyst
11-02-04 Reinsurance, Workers Compensation and Reserve Adequacy among Topics at CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 14-17 in Montreal
08-26-04 Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar to be Held September 13-14 in Las Vegas
06-01-04 Actuaries Told to Improve Communications on their Role in Loss Reserving Process
06-01-04 Workers Comp Reforms in California Challenge Actuaries to Effectively Communicate Estimates of Projected Savings
04-15-04 Loss Reserve Adequacy, Fair Value Accounting Among Topics at Casualty Actuarial Society Spring Meeting
04-15-04 Risk Management Symposium to Explore, Address Risk Issues Commom to Various Disciplines, April 26-27
03-26-04 Asbestos Claims, Settlement Demands Surge as Bankruptcies Grow,
Actuaries Are Told
03-26-04 No 'Duct Tape Solution' To The Current Medical Malpractice Crisis,
Actuaries Are Told
03-05-04 CAS Ratemaking Seminar Media Advisory
02-02-04 Casualty Actuarial Society Ratemaking Seminar to be Held March 11-12 in Philadelphia

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2003
12-01-03 Behavior of Underwriting Cycles Can Be Better Managed Through Greater Knowledge and Understanding, CAS is Told
12-01-03 New Approaches by Physicians, Underwriters and Actuaries Needed to Address Medical Malpractice Insurance Crisis
12-01-03 California Workers Comp “Good News/Bad News” Update Given to Casualty Actuaries
12-01-03 Federal Terrorism Insurance Issues Examined at CAS Annual Meeting
11-17-03 Mary Frances Miller Elected President of CAS; Stephen P. D'Arcy is New President-Elect
10-20-03 CAS Researcher Receives International Award
10-01-03 Underwriting Cycles, Sarbanes-Oxley and Insurer Insolvencies among Topics at
CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 9-12 In New Orleans, LA
06-27-03 Computer Models, Capital Markets, Government Involvement Help Insure Against Extreme Events
06-27-03 Debate over Regulation, Mold and Tort Reform Sparks 'Consumer Town Hall Meeting' at CAS Spring Meeting
06-27-03 Experts Disagree on Whether P/C Insurance Industry Can Make Money During Panel Session at CAS Spring Meeting
06-27-03 Actuarial Profession under Closer Scrutiny in the Post-Enron Environment, CAS is Told
04-08-03 Credit Scoring, Profitability among Topics at Casualty Actuarial Society Spring Meeting
04-04-03 Mold Claim Problems Diminishing in Texas, but Plague Insurers Countrywide,
Actuaries are Told
04-04-03 Use of Credit Scoring by Insurers from the Regulatory, Vendor and Insurance Company Perspectives
02-02-03 Casualty Actuarial Society Ratemaking Seminar to be Held
March 27-28 in San Antonio, Texas

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2002
12-02-02 Actuaries Must Provide Clarity and Communications in Meeting Challenges of Post-Enron World, CAS is Told
12-02-02 Rating Agency Downgrades are both the Cause and Effect of Capital Inadequacies, Casualty Actuaries are Told
12-02-02 Insurers Focus on Owners as Well as Their Homes to Assess Potential Losses, Actuaries are Told
11-13-02 Gail M. Ross Elected President of CAS
Mary Frances Miller is New President-Elect
10-07-02 Evaluation of Loss Reserves and Shareholder Value Among Topics at CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 10-13 in Boston, MA.
05-20-02 Hard Markets to Continue, According to Panelists at Spring Meeting of the Casualty Actuarial Society
05-20-02 Is Terrorism Relief Dependent on Another Attack?
05-17-02 Industry Profitability, Catastrope Modeling Among Topics at CAS Reinsurance Seminar in Tarrytown, New York
05-13-02 "Actuary" is Rated One of the Best Jobs in the United States
04-02-02 Terrorism, Enterprise Risk Management Among Topics at Casualty Actuarial Spring Meeting in San Diego
03-30-02 Asbestos Litigation, Concerns Over Mold and Terrorism Called Emerging Liabilities for the Insurance Industry
03-30-02 P/C Insurance Market Experiencing Major Changes From 9/11 Terrorist Attacks, CAS Seminar Attendees Told
02-01-02 Casualty Actuarial Society Ratemaking Seminar to be held March 7-8 in Tampa, Florida

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2001
12-01-01 Ability to Communicate, Negotiate and Persuade Among Skills Needed For Actuaries to Advance, CAS Is Told
12-01-01 Terrorist Attacks Pose Massive Challenges to P/C Industry, Casualty Actuaries Are Told
12-01-01 Insurers Can Handle Losses From September 11 Attacks, But Government Action Needed to Avoid Availability Problems
11-15-01 Robert F. Conger Elected CAS President;
Gail M. Ross New President-Elect
10-03-01 Actuarial Challenges, Vehicle Safety Among Topics at CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 11-14 in Atlanta, GA.
07-16-01 Dynamic Financial Analysis Assuming Important Role in Rating Agency Analysis of Insurer Financial Condition
07-16-01 DFA Adds Value to Organizations in Unanticipated Ways, Actuaries Are Told
05-09-01 Atlantic Hurricane Activity to be Above Normal by 2005 Season, Casualty Actuaries Are Told
05-07-01 Enterprise Risk Management Offers New Opportunities for Insurers to Develop New Risk Transfer Products
05-03-01 Program on Dynamic Financial Analysis to be Held June 6 - 8 in Boston
03-19-01 Enterprise Risk Management Essential to Identify and Prioritize Critical Risks, According to Panelists
03-19-01 Emerging Liabilities Present Unique Challenges for Actuaries, According to Panelists at the CAS Ratemaking Seminar
03-19-01 Legislative Trends and Changes Greatly Affecting Patients Rights Liability, According to CAS Panelists
03-16-01 International Math Olympiad to be Held in U.S. Next July
03-15-01 Enterprise Risk Management, Worldwide Look At Catastrophes Among Topics At CAS Spring Meeting, May 6-9 in Miami Beach
01-17-01 Casualty Actuarial Society Ratemaking Seminar to be Held March 11-13 in Las Vegas

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2000
11-15-00 Impact of Actuarial Expertise Affects Many Arenas According to Panelists at CAS Annual Meeting
11-15-00 New Classes of Megatort Claims Seen Confronting Industry
11-15-00 Potential Savings to be Gained from Regulation of Pharmaceutical Costs, CAS Annual Meeting Told
11-15-00 Patrick J. Grannan Elected CAS President; Robert F. Conger New President-Elect
09-22-00 Product Distribution and Financial Services Modernization Among Topics at CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-15 in Washington, D.C.
07-25-00 Use of Dynamic Financial Analysis Can Aid Demutualization Process, Actuaries Are Told
07-25-00 Concerns About Current, Future Use of DFA Discussed by Panelists at CAS Seminar
05-30-00 Seminar on Dynamic Financial Analysis to be Held July 17-18, 2000 in New York
05-26-00 Changes, Challenges for the Actuary of the 21st Century Discussed at CAS Spring Meeting, May 7-10, Las Vegas, Nevada
05-26-00 Panelists Discuss the Relevance of the Actuary at CAS Spring Meeting, May 7-10 In Las Vegas
04-11-00 Enterprise Risk Management, Future of the Actuary Among Topics at CAS Spring Meeting, May 7-10 in Las Vegas
04-06-00 Cooperation of Insurers, Business and Government Needed to Mitigate Earthquake Risk, Actuaries are Told
04-06-00 Lack of Historical Insurance Data Challenges Actuaries When Pricing Newly Emerging Risks, CAS is Told
01-06-00 Casualty Actuarial Society Ratemaking Seminar To Be Held March 9 - 10 In San Diego

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1999
12-16-99 Crash Parts Debate Has Turned Into a War, Annual Meeting of CAS Has Told
12-16-99 Uncertainty, Differences of Scientific Opinion Confront Earthquake Predictions, Actuaries are Told
12-16-99 Using New E-Commerce Technology Now Key Priority For Insurance Company Executives, Actuaries Are Told
12-16-99 Distribution, Increased Competition Will Be Major Factors Affecting the Future of Financial Services Reform
11-17-99 Alice H. Gannon Elected CAS President; Patrick J. Grannan New President-Elect
10-05-99 Financial Services Reform, Reassessing Seismic Hazards Among Topics at
1999 CAS Annual Meeting
08-17-99 Pricing of Health Care Coverage Topic at Casualty Actuaries Seminar
07-21-99 Demutualization Process Can Benefit from Application of Dynamic Financial Analysis
07-21-99 Dynamic Financial Analysis a Powerful Tool for Insurers to Better Manage Their Capital
05-20-99 European Insurance Markets Will Not See Major Impact From Switch To Single Currency
04-22-99 Higher Liability Insurance Rates Expected for Popular Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs)
04-22-99 Insurance Industry Ahead of the Pack in Preparations for Y2K, but Coverage and Exposure Questions Remain, Casualty Actuaries Told
04-08-99 "Actuary" Ranks at Top Again in Survey of Best Jobs
02-16-99 Pricing Of Health Care Coverage Topic At Casualty Actuaries Seminar

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1998
11-12-98 Senior Management May Be Unaware its Y2K Remediation Programs are Inadequate, Casualty Actuaries Told at CAS Annual Meeting
11-12-98 Forces Affecting Economic Incentives to Commit Fraud Reviewed at Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting
11-12-98 Steve Lehmann Elected CAS President; Alice Gannon New President Elect
10-02-98 Globalization, Integration of Financial Services Among Topics at CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 8-11 in Toronto
06-15-98 Adapting to New World of Financial Services Critical to Future of Casualty Actuaries
06-15-98 Insurers Should Merge Technology and Business Strategies, Casualty Actuaries Are Told
04-20-98 Access and Confidentiality of Data Emerging as Issues Among Insurers and Regulators
02-10-98 Casualty Actuarial Society Ratemaking Seminar to be held March 12-13 in Chicago
01-12-98 Competitive Force Capital Markets Will Continue to Drive Pace of Mergers And Acquisitions
01-12-98 Opportunities for U.S. Actuaries Increasing Around the World

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1997
12-16-97 Global Economic and Information Explosion Generating Opportunities for Casualty Actuarial Society
11-18-97 D.C. Area Students, Teachers Attend First Actuarial Career Fair
11-17-97 Mavis A. Walters Named President Of CAS; Steven G. Lehmann Named President-Elect
10-20-97 Mergers and Banks in the Insurance Industry to be Examined at CAS Annual Meeting, Nov. 9-12
08-21-97 Actuarial Career Fair First For Organizations
05-21-97 Vehicle Safety Features May Have Unexpected Impact On Insurance Costs
05-20-97 NAIC Devises Private Sector Approach to Catastrophe Reserving
05-20-97 Excess Capital, Catastrophe Risks Reviewed By CEO’s at Casualty Actuarial Society Meeting
05-19-97 Rapidly Changing Distribution Channels Reshaping Structure of P/C Industry
05-01-97 Distribution Systems, Workers Compensation To Be Examined At CAS Spring Meeting, May 18-21, In San Antonio, Texas
03-13-97 The Future of Health Care Delivery and Ratemaking Examined at CAS Seminar
03-13-97 Use of Catastrophe Models in Ratemaking Most Credible Way to Estimate Loss Costs
03-13-97 Securitization of Catastrophe Exposure Projected to Grow After Slow Start
03-13-97 Use of Managed Care in Workers Comp and Auto has Ratemaking Implications

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