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A new report from the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) analyzes the impact of marijuana decriminalization on the vehicular accident experience in Canada and the United States. The study did not detect any statistically significant impacts of decriminalization on the car accident fatality rate, insurance claim frequency or average cost per claim, particularly over the long term.
Admissions Transformation, CAS News, Exams & Admissions, Membership / Notices to Members
In accordance with the Admissions Transformation Plan (ATP), the CAS anticipates publishing new Content Outlines (formerly Syllabi) later this month for the October/November 2023 Exams MAS-I, MAS-II, and 5. The following information will provide our stakeholders, primarily candidates and academics, with details on the similarities and differences between our former Syllabi and new Content Outlines.  
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Admissions Transformation, CAS News, Exams & Admissions
As previously announced, the Admissions Transformation Plan (ATP) incorporated a Job Task Analysis (JTA) in 2020 to inform enhancements to all CAS exams, beginning with the new Exams MAS-I, MAS-II and 5. The JTA resulted in recommendations for the high-level domains and tasks covered on each exam in the ACAS and FCAS exam pathway.
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The Spring Meeting Working Group (SMWG) issues the Call for Presentations for the 2023 Spring Meeting. Speakers are expected to travel in-person to the meeting to present.
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IAA's CRTF released their fifth paper, Climate-Related Disclosures and Risk Management: Standards and Leading Practices.
Membership / Notices to Members
The Board of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is currently seeking proposals for review and recommendations to enhance the membership association’s governance system. Preference is for a consultant with experience and expertise in working with professional membership associations and Board of Directors’ governance.